Keynote Speaker – Diederik de Stoppelaar

Diederik de Stoppelaar has over 25 years experience in the lighting industry and is currently the global General Manager for Vertical Outdoor at GE Lighting. Mr. de Stoppelaar is responsible for the market vision that links industry and the customer’s requirements with GE’s Lighting technology roadmap for Outdoor. Prior to joining GE, he had various management roles at Philips Lighting, and served as Chief Marketing Officer at Thorn Lighting, Regional Commercial Director at Zumtobel, and Vice President for Sales, Europe and Africa, at Lutron.