Rene Bohne is Startup Program Manager of Telefónica NEXT. His first contact with Wearables was in 2009 when he created the Luminet jackets. Rene wrote the first German book „Making Things Wearable“ about DIY Wearables for O’Reilly. The wear-leds.com open-source project is about iron-on LEDs and he continues to create the Internet of Textile Things. For Telefónica NEXT, he supports Start-Ups on their way into the Internet of Things on the geeny.io consumer IoT-platform.