Marc Steen works as a senior research scientist at TNO, a research and technology organization in The Netherlands. He earned MSc, PDEng and PhD degrees in Industrial Design Engineering at Delft University of Technology. He worked at Philips and KPN before joining TNO. He is an expert in Human-Centred Design, Value-Sensitive Design, Responsible Innovation, and Applied Ethics of Technology and Innovation.

His mission is to promote the design and application of technologies in ways that help to create a just society in which people can live well together. He asks uneasy questions about technologies, especially about the ethics involved in the design and application of algorithms and artificial intelligence systems.

Marc has published widely, both scholarly and popularly; e.g., several op-eds in Dutch newspapers--in English: Algorithms also make mistakes, Find the plugs of your robots and Use artificial intelligence to achieve societal goals. He regularly reviews papers, e.g., for Science and Engineering Ethics, Techne, International Journal of Design, CoDesign, Sustainability, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities and R&D Management.

His first book, Ethics for people who work in tech, was published by Taylor & Francis/CRC Press in October 2022.

Ethics for people who work in tech--book cover
Photo credit: Elodie Oudot on Unsplash.

Marc can be found on various platforms: LinkedIn, Twitter, Mastodon, Google Scholar, Medium, ResearchGate, Academia, ORCiD and Scopus.

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Contact: info-at-marcsteen.nl.
High-res photos of Marc Steen, by Grietje Mesman:
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