Uroš Salobir has been working at the Slovenian transmission system operator ELES for over 20 years. He has worked on management and coordination in power system operations, electricity markets, infrastructure projects, and technical information systems during this period. He pioneered ELES’s strategic innovation activities and was responsible for implementing some of the most challenging innovation projects in ELES’s history. In 2017 he helped to establish the Strategic Innovation Department that he is currently leading. In addition, he and his team recently launched the first cross-sector partnerships and projects with the mobility, clean gases, and heating and cooling sectors. He holds prominent positions in the organizations ENTSO-E, CIGRE, EGVIAfor2ZERO and ETIP SNET.