About Sensoneo

Sensoneo enables a world that is green, clean and free of litter

The Sensoneo company was founded in 2017.  Since then, this Slovakia-headquartered (mid-European country & member of the EU) tech company has managed to make an incredible journey from highly demanding R&D, testing, and patenting processes to first installations, happy customers, and global expansion. Sensoneo’s smart waste management solution has attracted cities and businesses around the world, and it is now used in projects in nearly 60 countries. 

Through its unique smart waste management technology, Sensoneo is redefining the way waste is managed. The solution combines in-house produced Smart Sensors that monitor waste in real-time with advanced tracking equipment and sophisticated software providing cities and businesses with digital transformation, automation of critical daily operations and data-driven decision making which results in transparent waste streams, optimization of waste collection routes, frequencies, and vehicle loads, and the ability to easily introduce PAYT  programs.

Sensoneo is very proud of its unique know-how and exceptional expertise in the field of smart waste management, which is a result of our profound experience in software development, managing large and complex IT projects, electronic engineering and hardware design. Our inhouse R&D brings to the waste management market top-quality innovations leading to tangible and valuable benefits. The company currently operates in more than 50 countries thanks to the network of its technology and business partners.

Sensoneo holds several recognitions and awards – Sensoneo is the first commercial Narrowband IoT deployment in the United States, and in 2019, the company was recognized as one of the top 3 CEE scale-ups.

The company is a proud holder of the EIC Accelerator grant supporting innovative “green deal technologies”, a member of SAPIE (Slovak Alliance for Innovation Economy). Proptech for Good, Circular Slovakia, and PropTech Slovakia. Sensoneo holds several recognitions and awards – the company did the first commercial Narrowband IoT deployment in the United States. In 2019, the company was recognized as one of the top 3 tech scale-ups of the CEE region.

In 2017, Sensoneo received the Mission award for working on innovations that tackle important social challenges, the Innovation of the Year award 2017 from the Ministry of Economy, and the prestigious Microsoft Award in Public administration & Smart city category. In April 2019, Sensoneo became the winner of Innovation World Cup Series’ Smart Territories Challenge, which took place in Paris as part of the BIM World Paris, the world-leading event for digital transformation in construction, real estate industry, and urban planning. In June the same year, Sensoneo became the first winner of PROPTECH – Startup Europe Award – the award recognizing companies bringing innovations to the Property & Facility Management market. The ceremony took place during the MIPIM – the world’s leading real estate market. 

In October 2019, while attending the Nordic Edge Expo, Sensoneo received SMAVARD in Waste category – recognition of most innovative implementations in the Smart City market. Sensoneo’s project of an optimized collection of 420 underground bins in Prague was awarded as the Best Smart city project in the Czech Republic of the year 2019.




Sensoneo Management Team

Martin BASILA |  Co-Founder & CEO

Martin is a Senior Executive Manager with great experience in the management of complex IT projects, programs, and integrations. Martin studied Automation and Robotics at the University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia and quickly managed to put his knowledge to practice.  Since 1997, he worked on numerous IT & project management positions for reputable companies such as Ability, IDSScheer, Quimonda, Infosys and others, and in 2012 he founded his own IT company. In 2014 he founded Sensoneo to revolutionize the way waste is managed. Martin is very passionate about new technologies, machine learning and artificial intelligence and enjoys his family life with his three daughters.

Andrea BASILOVA |  Co-Founder & Head of Business Development

Andrea takes care of Sensoneo’s business development, builds and uncovers new business streams and strategic partnerships. Her goal is to make Sensoneo a strong brand recognized across global smart waste management market. Her background in marketing and PR enables her to be the perfect advocate for the Sensoneo solution. Working on a solution with great potential for positive global change and a great business case behind it makes Sensoneo a dream come true for her. Thanks to Sensoneo Andrea feels comfortable in many waste-related topics such as sustainability, circular economy as well as smart city and internet of things.

Jean-Pierre SAROUPHIM |  Sales Director

Jean-Pierre has been developing businesses in international companies for more than 22 years. Sales & new territory development have always been his passion. JP enjoys discovering new business opportunities, meeting new people, and bringing cost-efficient solutions to new markets. Servicing customers from different cultures with various specific needs is his dream job – and he is more than perfectly prepared for that as he speaks fluent English, French, Arabic, and Slovak.

Peter KNAZ |  Take-back Systems Specialist

Peter is an experienced Sales Manager with strong expertise in the Internet of Things and new technologies. Throughout his working history, he managed to get strong experience in analytics, project management, and team-leading. Most of his career he spent in Taiwan where he fully focused on building strong competence in Sales – he went through different positions with impressive results and finally was promoted as VP of Sales for the APAC region. Inspired by Sensoneo innovation and aspirations, he joined the team in 2019 to lead the Sales team. Since 2021 Peter transformed to the position of Take-back Systems Specialist.

Jaroslav GALAS  |  CTO

As CTO, Jaroslav is responsible for strategic planning, product design and quality control. It has a key role in coordinating the development of our smart waste management solutions. He is responsible for in-house software and hardware development. His strong analytical skills and focus on results are his biggest strengths. Thanks to his years as an IT Project manager (AT&A), he gained excellent communication and organizational skills. Jaroslav is a passionate athlete – he keeps fit by CrossFit, riding the bike in Modra vineyards and he enjoys nature while hiking.

Juraj Ziak  |  Head of Software Development

Juraj studied the Faculty of Management Science & Informatics at University Zilina, Slovakia.  He is experienced and skilled in Azure, Web, JavaScript, Node.js, .NET, C#, C++, C technologies and programming languages with a strong focus on team leading and communication. Working for companies like Siemens and IMESO and vast experience with Scrum methods make Juraj a perfect software manager. Juraj enjoys hiking and spending time with his family.

Martin Kosak  |  Marketing Manager

Martin is a very skilled and experienced Marketing Manager who early adapts new technology trends and innovative ways to enhance the effects of successful marketing. Martin is experienced in sports and retail marketing and his scope of marketing area is pretty large – from content creation through online and social-media marketing to event management. His main working quality is creativity and he speaks fluent English, German and Spanish. Martin is a former handball player and traveled the whole world in 2019, so his passions are without a doubt sports and traveling.

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