Lukas Roffel is CTO of Thales Nederland, the Dutch branch of the international Thales Group. The company has about 2,000 employees working at branches in Hengelo (HQ), Huizen, Delft, Enschede and Eindhoven. Lukas is a seasoned high tech systems executive and leader with very broad interests. His knowledge in high technology and complex systems is applicable in many fields.
Thales Nederland specializes in designing and producing high tech electronics for defence and security applications, such as radar and communication systems.
In the development of complex systems Thales is using AI for more than 2 decades. The proliferation of the digital transformation in it’s full force brings about new challenges for Thales. Since our systems are in use from air planes, trains, space and military platforms, we need TrUE AI systems. Transparent, Understandable and Ethical AI that can be trusted with humans at the center of the decisions.