Fred Maxik is one of the world’s foremost experts in Solid State Lighting. He is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Lighting Science, the premier developer, and manufacturer of ground-breaking circadian LED bulbs and lighting systems. He has over 25 years of experience in designing environmentally friendly technologies. He is the principal inventor on more than 200 patents in the U.S., and more than 400 worldwide, and has published several papers on light and its interaction with biological systems. His current project interests include biological lighting, net positive sustainable infrastructure and expanding sensing capabilities and analytics. Mr. Maxik speaks regularly on the future of light and sustainability at global strategy and technology conferences, universities, as well as the United Nations.