John Post (1946) has a long and extensive experience in Information and Communication Technology. From 2008 till 2012 John’s position was Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at IBM Benelux. Currently he works in the Topsector energy, concentrating on smart grids, intelligent energy networks and digitalization. He is using his ICT and data knowledge and experience to facilitate the energy transformation. Human interaction, social and institutional innovation are having his special interest. John also is member of the Board of Commissioners at a service company in the Rotterdam harbor. John will participate in a panel discussion during the Energy Track.