Fabio Vignoli holds a Master’s in Electrical Engineering with a major in Telecommunications and a Ph.D. in Information Science with a focus on speech recognition from the University of Genova, Italy. After a brief stint as independent analyst and software developer, he joined Philips Research in 2001 and worked on algorithms for music recommendations and playlist generation. He co-founded two corporate ventures and as Chief Technical Officer of the second he joined Philips Lighting in 2010. In 2013 he moved to Boston, USA as Director of Engineering and managed the Cloud Development team for Professional Systems in Philips Lighting with teams in Europe, USA and India. In this role, he started to get involved more actively in cyber security. In 2017 he joined the Corporate Security Department of Philips Lighting to shape standards and procedures for Product Security. Since 2019, Fabio is the Head of Product Security for the Professional Lighting department of Signify (the new name of Philips Lighting). In this role, Fabio has broad responsibilities over Strategy, Risk Management & Governance, Application Security, Cloud/IoT and Operations Security, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Security.