As an engineer, manager, and consultant, Kevin Bates has focused on operational excellence and innovation. He is an industry veteran with more than 20 years experience in the metal working, machine building and aviation industries in which he headed international projects from strategy development to operational excellence, process optimization and successful implementation.
Vice President, EMEA Manufacturing Industry and IoT, Managing Director, Hewlett Packard GmbH
VOLKHARD BREGULLA leads HP’s Global Account in the Manufacturing Industry as well as the German and European Internet of Things (IoT) Program. Mr. Bregulla and his organisation are responsible for addressing and solving business and technology issues and as a result delivering significant business outcome for HP’s largest clients.
CEO, HAECO Cabin Solutions
RICHARD became the Chief Executive Officer of HAECO Americas and Group Director Cabin Solutions in 2016, after serving as Deputy CEO HAECO Americas since 2015. He brings extensive management experience to HAECO Americas gained over a 30-year career with Swire, parent company to the HAECO Group.
James Kornberg, Director Innovation, Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance
JAMES KORNBERG started in strategic planning at the airline and since 2001 in Air France Industries had professional experiences in marketing & sales for 5 years, long haul Airbus maintenance manager for line and base maintenance in CDG during 3 years with the A380 phase-in and Aerostructures Product & Business Development General Manager during 4 yearswith the launch of new nacelles repairs development with a new 40 MEUR composite shop and expanding capabilities on new product nacelles.
CEO, SupplyOn AG
MARKUS QUICKEN is Chief Executive Officer of SupplyOn and responsible for Sales and Customer Services as well as Finance & Controlling. Before joining SupplyOn in 2000 he was employed at the Mannesmann Group. He is a certified engineer and studied electrical engineering, specialising in communication engineering, at the RWTH (Rhine Westphalia Technical College) in Aachen.
Dr. Lars Schwabe
Head of Data Insight Lab, Lufthansa Industry Solutions
DR. LARS SCHWABE is Head of the Data Insight Lab at Lufthansa Industry Solutions with a strong background in Machine Learning and Big Data Technologies. His team delivers advanced analytics to customers from various industries. Before joining Lufthansa, he lead the Data Science team at an ad tech company, applying automated decision making on massive online data in real-time.
Senior Key Account Manager, EISENMANN
PETER STELLBRINK works since 7 years at EISENMANN Group in AT Team as Senior Key account manager for application technology (alpha-tec). Previously he has beenConsultant at Prof.Schuh & Co..Prior toSchuh & Co. he was MD of Reis Robotics in USA and had several management positions in the robotics area, some of them were MD of Bilsing Robotics in USA and TD of FANUC Europe.
CEO, INFORM GmbH
ADRIAN WEILER graduated in Business Engineering from Karlsruhe University. After working with Daimler-Benz, Germany and Hills Industries, Australia he was appointed CEO for INFORM, Aachen in 1986. INFORM focuses on Agile Optimization Software enabling enterprises to optimize complex operations despite disruptions and unexpected events.