Thomas Bendig is CEO of the Fraunhofer Group Information and Communication Technology, Europe‘s largest organisation for IT research. With its 19 institutes and 5500 experts, the group provides applied R&D in almost all IT sectors and for a broad range of industries. He has been working as developer with a focus on user interfaces and user experience in several companies and research projects. Today he’s responsible for strategic foresight projects and research coordination between the institutes and the industries.