Full Name
Carlo Centonze
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder
HeiQ Group
Speaker Bio

Carlo Centonze co-founded the textile innovator company, HeiQ, with Dr. Murray Height. He has served as Chief Executive Officer since 2004, developing the firm from a two-employee company to a 240-plus employee company as of today.
Alongside his current role, Mr. Centonze has become involved with similar projects. He became a board director of C8 Investments Ltd. between 2012 and 2015, and in 2019, he became a member of the board of directors of scienceindustries, a Swiss-based business association of chemistry and pharma life sciences. Mr. Centonze is also Chairman of ECSA Emanuele Centonze SA, the largest Swiss-owned company specializing in the distribution of chemicals.
After his service as a Swiss army pilot, he started his professional career as co-founder of the ETH Spin-off Myclimate, where he served as Head of Marketing.
Mr. Centonze studied biology and forest engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich and earned his Executive M.B.A. at the University of St. Gallen.

Carlo Centonze