Thomas Knoop is the Chief Digital Officer of the Waldmann Group, a German lighting manufacturer with around 1.000 employees. Under his supervision new business propositions for the digital world are tested and brought to market. Thomas has worked for various major lighting companies in the Netherlands, Austria and Germany, always on propositions based on connected lighting. His passion is to use cutting-edge technology to serve unmet customer needs. Thomas holds a PhD in lighting technology from the Technical University of Berlin, he is 49 years old.