Sustainable LED-lighting guru Henk Janssen (65), CEO of Lightwell and promoter of Smart Lighting and Design is the proud winner of the 2015 Amsterdam Entrepreneur Award.
Amsterdam, 26 november 2015 – Henk Janssen beat 66 competitors, all Amsterdam based SME entrepreneurs and was declared the winner of the 8th edition of the Amsterdam Entrepreneur Award prize by the jury. Henk Janssen: “I am very exited to win this prize and I am also very proud as we have beaten such strong opposition.” Design and Smart LightingThe Dutch designer streetlamp manufacturer’s CEO Henk Janssen runs the company with CSO Virgil Warnars and designer Guido Kisman.
Lightwell specializes in the development of sustainable LED-lighting; mainly street lighting- and retail lighting systems. Lightwell creates innovative products by combining modern technology, design and expert knowledge. Lightwells energy saving LED street lighting fixture, for instance, combines lighting with other functionalities such as a camera, wifi access point and a charger for electric vehicles. It is a typical example of a classic Dutch design combined with today’s innovative technology. Lightwell conquers the clothes retail business with the “Fitto”, a fitting booth lighting system with adaptable surround LED lighting (studio-,day- and candle light) enabling customers to judge the look of their clothes in real life.