Gerben van der Lugt (Dutch national) is currently Indoor Location Services Leader at Philips Lighting, managing the roll-out of Philips’ suite of location services powered by its hyper accurate indoor positioning system. Gerben has a background in consulting, strategy, innovation and building businesses. He was head of strategy for Philips Lighting and prior to that worked at the Royal Philips corporate strategy office. Before joining Philips in 2006, Gerben worked as a strategy consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM helping clients in several industries (retail, consumer goods, high tech, industrial, services) on growth, marketing, digital transformation and organizational effectiveness. Gerben holds a MSc degree in Business Administration from Groningen University (Netherlands).