Kris Pensaert is Managing Director and Partner of IPBuilding. IPBuilding is offering smart living solutions for smart buildings, homes, apartments and care through its hardware and software solutions that are based on world-wide standard of internet-protocol. IPBuilding is based in Belgium, but the company notices strong demand for its smart assisted living concepts and solutions in many other European countries as well. IPBuilding is fast growing and has already implemented its solutions in over 1000 projects, buildings, apartments, homes and assisted living care projects. Until 2011 Kris was more than 10 year sales manager at Busch Busch Vacuum (worldwide leader in vacuum technologies in all kinds of industry sectors). In addition to a university degree, Kris also graduated from Vlerick Business School. As managing director of IPBuilding Kris focuses on integrated solutions for smart buildings that generate benefits like security, comfort, transparency, energy-savings and living longer in trusted environments with better assistance to the various inhabitants and stakeholders. He especially focuses on end user benefits of smart technology and have these implemented through system integrators primarily in new buildings.