Marc Steen

Marc Steen works as a senior research scientist at research and innovation organization TNO. He earned MSc, PDEng and PhD degrees in Industrial Design Engineering at Delft University of Technology. He worked at Philips and KPN before joining TNO.

Marc's mission is to support organizations and companies to use technologies in ways that help to create a just society and to promote people's flourishing. He facilitates discussions on responsible innovation, especially on the ethics involved in the development and deployment of algorithms and artificial intelligence.

In 2018 he published several op-eds in Dutch national newspapers: Algorithms also make mistakes, Find the plugs of your robots and Use artificial intelligence to achieve societal goals.

He writes on several blogs:

Dear Engineer, everything you need to know about ethics but ar too busy to ask, to support fellow engineers in the cultivation of techno-moral virtues;
Dear Engineer, everything you always wanted to know about ethics but were too busy to ask

Responsible Data Innovation: Taking into account ethical and societal concerns in big data, algorithms and artificial intelligence, e.g., to share results from the VWData research programme;
Responsible Data Innovation

Innovation for Wellbeing: Making innovation projects contribute to creating a just society and promoting people's flourishing, e.g., to share results from the JERRI project and provide practical tools;
Innovation for Wellbeing

And on Medium. You can also find him on: Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Scholar, ResearchGate and Academia.

Medium       Twitter       LinkedIn       Google Scholar       ResearchGate       Academia

He is an expert in: Human-Centred Design; Open Innovation; Science and Technology Studies; Responsible Innovation; and Applied Ethics. He is a coordinator of the Special Interest Group 'Responsible Innovation' of the International Society for Professional Innovation Management (ISPIM) and of the Thematic Group 'Technology, Innovation & Design' of the Human Development & Capability Association (HDCA).

For contact: A high-res photo of Marc Steen.

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