Jan is a Business Development Expert in CEZ Distribuce, which is the largest DSO in the Czech Republic. In 2013 he graduated from Czech Technical University, Faculty of Electrical Power Engineering, and since he has been working in the DSO business. He has held positions in asset management, strategy, distribution system modelling and digital office. Since 2017 he has been working on European Horizon 2020 projects, applications and the impact of new technologies on the distribution grid, currently in the field of electromobility, Artificial Intelligence, Business Intelligence and advanced methods of diagnostics and asset health assessment. He is a vice-chair of the Technology & Knowledge Sharing Committee in E.DSO, member of the Expert Group in EU DSO Entity and WG Technology Eurelectric, presenting periodically at CIRED conferences.