Susanne Seitinger, PhDAt-Large Director
Susanne Seitinger leads public sector marketing for Philips Lighting US. She works with civic leaders to develop smart cities that leverage digital lighting for safe, inviting and responsive urban environments. Since joining Philips in 2012, she has worked on key projects from relighting the Zakim Bridge in Boston to Internet of Things projects for Los Angeles. She received a BA from Princeton University as well as a Master’s in City Planning and a PhD from MIT. Her dissertation Liberated Pixels: Alternative Narratives for Lighting Future Cities explored the aesthetic and interactive potential for future lighting and display infrastructures. Susanne is a sought after speaker and commentator on the future of light and Smart Cities.