November 29, 2023

Enlighted Named to Fast Company’s Third Annual Next Big Things In Tech 2023 for Sustainability and Energy

Enlighted named in Fast Company's Next Big Things for innovative IoT solutions for helping organizations achieve energy efficiency and sustainability goals.


Recognizes Tech Breakthroughs Across Industries That Promise to Transform the Future 

SANTA CLARA, California, November 28, 2023 – Today Enlighted, a leading proptech company owned by Siemens, announced that it has been named to Fast Company’s third annual Next Big Things in Tech, honoring technology breakthroughs that promise to shape the future of industries—from healthcare and security to artificial intelligence and data. Enlighted was selected in the energy and sustainability area for cutting-edge advancements and potential to impact consumers, businesses and society.  

“We are deeply honored to be recognized by Fast Company for our intelligent lighting and IoT building data solutions,” said Stefan Schwab, CEO at Enlighted. “We empower our customers to create efficient and sustainable buildings while leveraging data to drive meaningful business discoveries with bottom-line impacts to people, space and work.” 

Enlighted offers innovative technologies that reduce energy consumption in buildings via smart connected lighting. Patented sensors in lighting fixtures create a network, optimizing occupancy-based lighting and temperature control for energy savings and improved space efficiency. Additionally, the IoT building data and visualizations support Enlighted customers in three essential areas: Occupancy Insights for space utilization, Efficiency Insights for energy savings reporting, and Location Insights for enhanced operational efficiency.  

“The Next Big Things in Tech is not just a look around the corner—it’s a look around the corner after that,” says Brendan Vaughan, editor-in-chief of Fast Company. “These are the products and ideas that will define technological innovation for the rest of this decade and beyond—and solve some of the world’s most pressing issues. We are thrilled to honor the organizations that are making them a reality.” 

About Enlighted  

Enlighted is a leading proptech provider of IoT solutions at the intersection of people, space, and work. We offer a unique combination of cognitive environmental IoT sensors and lighting controls that connect to intelligent workplace experience apps, offering a singular, scalable, interoperable solution to address a spectrum of building, space, and productivity needs. Our customers leverage these solutions to enable occupant well-being, greater business efficiencies and momentum toward their sustainability goals. Enlighted is part of Building Robotics, Inc., a Siemens company. For more information, please visit us at

About Fast Company 

Fast Company is the only media brand fully dedicated to the vital intersection of business, innovation, and design, engaging the most influential leaders, companies, and thinkers on the future of business. The editor-in-chief is Brendan Vaughan. Headquartered in New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, along with our sister publication, Inc., and can be found online at 

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