Dr. M.S. Sten de Wit is an innovator and strategic business developer at TNO, a Dutch organization for applied scientific research. Sten’s passion is to develop innovative solutions and partnerships at the interface of infrastructure, energy and mobility, focusing on cutting CO2-emissions and boosting sustainable energy production. He supports leaders of industry and government with strategic advice on sustainable innovation. In 2010, Sten initiated SolaRoad, a Dutch public-private partnership, to develop roads that also function as solar panels. Sten has a MSc in Applied Physics from Eindhoven University of Technology, and a PhD in Technical Sciences from Delft University of Technology.