Martin Naef leads the Automation Department at the ABB Corporate Research Center in Baden-Dättwil, Switzerland. The department covers control research topics in the field of industrial automation and power systems, and information and communication technology applied to industrial and grid automation systems. In addition to his role at Corporate Research, Martin Naef is responsible for ABB Switzerland innovation management and leads the Swiss Federal Energy Research Commission. Martin Naef holds an MSc in computer science and a PhD specializing in computer graphics from ETH Zurich.