Master Class Speakers
Country Manager Germany, Arconic
JENS HARDE was appointed Country Manager Germany at Arconic-a global technology, engineering, manufacturing leader and key supplier to aerospace industry-in Nov.2016. Besides his country role, he is acting as GM of the Arconic Fastening Systems in Hildesheim (Ge) and Nemesvamos (HU). Before joining Arconic, he held several plant manager positions at Tier 1/2 automotive supplier
European Vice President und Managing Director, Protolabs Europe
BJOERN KLAAS leads Protolabs’ business in Europe, Middle East and Africa as the Vice President and Managing Director since December 2017. He held key positions with PolyOne (2012-2017), most recently as the company’s VP and GM for its ColorMatrix Group headquartered in the USA. From 2008 until 2012, Bjoern Klaas worked at Colorant-Chromatics, as the GM for the global business.
Founder & CTO, Zunum Aero
MATT KNAPP is Founder and CTO at Zunum Aero. He has a passion for developing innovative aircraft, and prior to Zunum Aero, he was Lead Designer for the Javelin high performance jet and Lead Aerodynamicist for Pioneer Rocketplane’s spacecraft. He has also consulted across major aircraft OEMs, NASA and DARPA.