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  • Alexander BLICKLE

    BIM and Construction Process Management 5D - Ed. Züblin AG / Dassault Systèmes

    BIM and Construction Process Management 5D - Ed. Züblin AG / Dassault Systèmes

    Since 10/2017: Client Executive AEC; Dassault Systèmes
    2011 - 2017: Senior engineer and teamleader for research & development, design to manufacturing, connected site; Ed. Züblin AG
    2007 - 2011: Leader technical development 5D-planning; Ed. Züblin AG
    2005 - 2007: Project engineer for structural design; Ed. Züblin AG

     

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  • Tilo GEISEL

    Techsales Manager - Dassault Systèmes Deutschland

    Techsales Manager - Dassault Systèmes Deutschland

    graduated in Mechanical Engineering at the university of Stuttgart;
    DELMIA Application Engineer for digital process planning;
    DELMIA Application Consultant for Digital Manufacturing and PLM projects in Japan for Automotive, Aerospace and Shipbuilding customers;
    DELMIA Competence Center Manager for Asia-Pacific (business development & technical sales support);
    DELMIA Presales manager for EuroCentral;

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  • Johannes SCHWARZER

    DELMIA Senior Solution Consultant - Dassault Systèmes Deutschland

    DELMIA Senior Solution Consultant - Dassault Systèmes Deutschland

    Graduated in Precision Engineering at the Fachhochschule of Munich;
    Senior Technical Consultant for PDM/PLM at Softlab/Cirquent;
    DELMIA Senior Solution Consultant

     

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  • Christian BUCHHOLZ

    Research Assistant - TU Berlin

    Research Assistant - TU Berlin

    2002 - 2009 Technische Universität Berlin, Study Automotive Engineering
    2008 - 2009 Toyota Motorsport GmbH - Diploma Thesis "1D Model to simulate temperatures in Formula 1 Brake System"
    2010 - 2011 Bombardier Transportation - CAD Designer CATIA V5
    2011 - 2012 MAN Diesel & Turbo - Project Engineer MSR
    2012 - 2017 Technische Universität Berlin - Research Assistant in Academic Education, Design and Buildup of a Multi Axis Drive  Simulator, Diverse Project Work in Virtual Product Creation

     

     

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  • Maik AURICHT

    Solution Architect - Dassault Systèmes Deutschland GmbH

    Solution Architect - Dassault Systèmes Deutschland GmbH

    2004 - 2011 Technische Universität Berlin, Study Automotive Engineering
    2011 - 2014 Technische Universität Berlin - Research Assistant
    2014 - 2016 Technische Universität Berlin - Chief Engineer
    Since 2016: Dassault Systemes Deutschland GmbH - Solution Architect with Focus on Systems Engineering

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  • Dr.-Ing. Christian TSCHIRNER

    Head of Department Digital Engineering & Collaboration - Fraunhofer IEM

    Head of Department Digital Engineering & Collaboration - Fraunhofer IEM

    Dr.-Ing. Christian Tschirner is Head of Department Digital Engineering and Collaboration at the Fraunhofer IEM in Paderborn. After studying at RWTH Aachen University and at Tsinghua University, Beijing he received his “Dr.-Ing.” at Heinz Nixdorf Institute, Paderborn in Systems Engineering. Dr. Tschirner is doing applied research and consulting on deployment strategies for Model-Based Systems Engineering to realize Intelligent Technical Systems. In addition, Dr. Tschirner is Vice President INCOSE Germany  („GfSE“) – an international network of systems engineers.

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  • Georg KRAFT

    Senior Director - Dassault Systèmes Deutschland

    Senior Director - Dassault Systèmes Deutschland

    Georg KRAFT (54), Senior Director 3DEXPERIENCE Consulting for Industrial Equipment, is an expert for the subject of Industrie 4.0 at Dassault Systèmes. With more than 30 years’ experience in the world of PLM, he has hold various national and international staff and management positions at IBM and since 2003 at Dassault Systèmes in services, marketing R&D and sales, he has worked closely together with customers  and Industry Analysts.
    In 2012 he joined the Industrial Equipment Industry team, which is responsible for defining Dassault Systèmes strategy and 3DEXPERIENCE solutions delivery for the Industrial Equipment industry worldwide and across all channels.

     

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  • Jens GRALFS

    Vice President Research & Technology - Airbus

    Vice President Research & Technology - Airbus

    Since January 2013 Jens Gralfs is appointed as Architect for the overall physical design. He is in charge of all Research & Technology activities in this field, managing the transnational activities for system installation, structure and cabin as well as all R&T activities in Germany with it partners and contact to the government. His team develops solutions for new aircraft programs as well as new ideas for all running programs in Airbus. He is proximity Manager for al XT employees in Germany  and leads operational the Airbus R&T Plateau in the new Technology Centre in Hamburg (ZAL – Centre for Applied Aeronautical Research).

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  • Daniel PÖTTGEN

    Manager CAD - BENTELER Automobiltechnik GmbH

    Manager CAD - BENTELER Automobiltechnik GmbH

    1999-2003 University of applied sciences Bielefeld
    Dipl. Ing. for mechanicla Engineering

    2003-2006 CAD Engineer
    2006-2008 Project Engineer
    2008-2010 Manager CAD Paderborn
    2010-2011 Manager CAD Europa
    2011-today Manager CAD global

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  • Andreas JENKE

    Director Customer Projects - Bosch Rexroth

    Director Customer Projects - Bosch Rexroth

    - Studies of Electrical Engineering, TU Dresden
    - 1990 Start at Robert Bosch GmbH, Research and Advance Development Manufacturing Engineering
    - 1999 Team Leader Development Industrial Robot
    - 2003 Project Manager Board Project Development
    - 2007 Head of Global Sales Machine Tools
    - 2012 Head of International Project Department Assembly Technology
    - 2014 Rewarded I4.0 Assembly Line

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  • Dipl.-Ing. Steffen WIRTH

    Senior Manager, Corporate Sector Information Systems and Services - Robert Bosch GmbH

    Senior Manager, Corporate Sector Information Systems and Services - Robert Bosch GmbH

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    Education
    -  Study of Mechatronics / Microelectronics at Fachhochschule für Technik Esslingen

    Work Experience
    Joining Robert Bosch GmbH after successful finished study in 2001
    -  Development Engineer for electronic modules and ASICs in the automotive sector
    -  Team leader in the module development for motor engine Electronic Control Units
    -  Project manager for eCAD tools enhancement like eADM (electronic Application Data Management based on ENOVIA V6)
    - Since 2013 Senior Manager at the central IT for Electronic Engineering Tools within Bosch

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  • Mike FELTEN

    Sales Director 3DX ENOVIA / EXALEAD - Dassault Systèmes

    Sales Director 3DX ENOVIA / EXALEAD - Dassault Systèmes

    1996 - 2000: University of Applied Sciences Trier, Graduated Mechanical Engineer
    2001 - 2006: IBM Business Consulting Services, PLM Consultant
    2007 - 2010: SAP Deutschland, PLM Consultant/ Business Development Manager/ Service Portfolio Manager
    2011 - 2013: SAP Deutschland, Line of Business Sales for R&D Engineering/ CoE Lead R&D Engineering for DACH
    2014 - 2017: Sales Director 3DEXPERIENCE / ENOVIA / EXALEAD

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  • Michael REITER

    Senior Portfolio Technical Specialist - Dassault Systèmes

    Senior Portfolio Technical Specialist - Dassault Systèmes

    5+ years VR Technology Consultant at 3DEXCITE GmbH:
    Hardware and software consulting for virtual reality use cases in design and engineering. Conception and development of specific solutions with a focus on interaction in virtual environments.

    Senior Portfolio Technical Specialist at CATIA Design:
    Product management for virtual and augmented reality applications on CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE, focused on the design domain.

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  • Dr. Sven KLEINER

    COO - :em engineering methods AG

    COO - :em engineering methods AG

    Education
    2003 Ph. D. degree (Dr.-Ing.) from Technical University Darmstadt
    1999 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Technical University Darmstadt

    Background
    since 2002 Founder and member of the executive board at
    :em engineering methods AG, Darmstadt (Germany)
    Responsible for the business unit MBE (Model Based Engineering) and Operations
    1999-2004 Research Assistant at Technical University Darmstadt
    Department of Computer Integrated Design
    1995-1998 Service Assistant at ABB Robotics

     

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  • Lars Peder HANSEN

    Senior Systems Consultant - GRUNDFOS Holding A/S

    Senior Systems Consultant - GRUNDFOS Holding A/S

    Profile & Responsibility:
    - Senior IT generalist with a wide range of experience in the CAD/CAM & PLM, computer graphics and publishing industries
    - Evaluating and implementing emerging technologies successfully in large and growing organization
    - Leading next-generation PLM initiatives at Grundfos

    Experience Summary:
    2005 – Now Senior Systems Consultant at Grundfos Holding A/S
    2004 – 2005 Manager Services & Consulting at Caslon IT
    1998 - 2004 Manager, Support & Integration / Systems Consultant at Northmann A/S
    1989-1998 Consultant (Cad/Cam & DtP) at LEGO A/S

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  • Rouven VIERFUSS

    Vice Director Production; Head of Industrial Engineering - imperial Werke oHG - Miele Gruppe

    Vice Director Production; Head of Industrial Engineering - imperial Werke oHG - Miele Gruppe

    2003 - 2009: Studies as industrial engineer with focus on mechanical
    engineering. Graduation: Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.
    2007 - 2008: Study abroad at Technical University of Tampere,
    Finland
    2009 - 2013: Investment planner and project engineer at
    imperial-Werke oHG, Bünde, Miele Group
    2013 - 2015: Team leader Strategic Planning and Project Management
    at imperial-Werke oHG, Bünde, Miele Group
    2015 - 2017: Head of Industrial Engineering at imperial-Werke oHG,
    Bünde, Miele Group
    2017 - today: Vice Director Production at imperial-Werke oHG, Bünde,
    Miele Group

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  • Dipl.-Ing. Philipp RÖCKL

    Group Leader - Lighting Simulation - Opel Automobile GmbH

    Group Leader - Lighting Simulation - Opel Automobile GmbH

    Studies: 2006 - 2010
    Optical Technologies and Image Processing
    (University of applied science Darmstadt)

    Work:    2010 - now
    Opel Automobile GmbH
    - Lighting System Engineer (Light simulation)
    - since 2015: Groupleader of Lighting Simulation Team

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  • Martin CROCOLL

    Head of Department Virtual Geometry - Porsche AG

    Head of Department Virtual Geometry - Porsche AG

    2001 - 2009 Technical Consultant TransCAT GmbH Porsche onsite

    2009 - 2015 Head of  Training and Consulting Porsche onsite TransCAT GmbH

    2015 - 2017 Application Manager TDM Systems, e.g. P-DMU, KVS and ECA Porsche

    since 2017 Head of Department Virtual Geometry, e.g. CAD and TDM

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  • Roland ZEILLINGER

    CEO/CTO - PRIME aerostrcutures GmbH

    CEO/CTO - PRIME aerostrcutures GmbH

    1988 – 1991 Analysis Engineer at Composite Engineering
    1991 – 2000 Senior Analysis Engineer at Austrian Aerospace
    2000 – 2007 Chief Engineer, Product Development at FACC AG
    2007 – 2009 EASA-certified Head of Design Organisation at Diamond Aircraft Industries
    2009-recent Owner/Founder PRIME aerostructures GmbH

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  • Peter PFALZGRAF

    Head of BU Products - PROSTEP AG

    Head of BU Products - PROSTEP AG

    Peter has been Head of BU Products at PROSTEP AG since 2012, being responsible for PROSTEP's own software product offerings. Before PROSTEP, he worked in the machinery industry. He studied Mechanical Engineering at TU Darmstadt.

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  • Mirko THEISS

    Senior Manager PLM System Integration - PROSTEP AG

    Senior Manager PLM System Integration - PROSTEP AG

    Mirko is Senior Manager PLM System Integration at PROSTEP AG. In 2005, he finished his Doctor Thesis at TU Darmstadt. Mirko has an experience of more than 10 years in PLM and cross-company collaboration. With his team he is responsible for the PLM System Integration, Collaboration and Migration strategy of PROSTEP AG.

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  • Dipl. -Ing. Georgi BONEV

    Senior R&D Engineer - Sogeti Deutschland GmbH

    Senior R&D Engineer - Sogeti Deutschland GmbH

    Since 2017: Senior R&D Engineer at Sogeti Deutschland GmbH, subsidiary of Capgemini Group, with main working focus on additive layer manufacturing, nonlinear simulation, technical consulting and research and development activities

    2011 - 2016: Technical expert for numerical simulation and optimization at Dassault Systèmes Bulgaria EOOD, with main working focus on technical consulting, managing of service projects, business development and additive layer manufacturing

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  • Thomas MÜLLER

    Project Leader - Sogeti Deutschland GmbH

    Project Leader - Sogeti Deutschland GmbH

    2003 University Paderborn - Dipl.-Ing. - Mechanical Engineering
    2004 Future Engineering - Design Engineer: Secondary Structure
    2009 Sogeti High Tech (SHT) GmbH - PLM Project Engineer
    2010 SHT GmbH - Software Development (Java/PHP)
    2010 SHT GmbH - Second Level Support & Requirements Engineering (PTC based PDM system)
    2011 SHT GmbH - Trainer for Software Tools
    2011 SHT GmbH - Software Development: Requirements Engineering & Project Management
    2014 Sogeti Deutschland GmbH - Software Services: Extended Enterprise Applications
    2016 Sogeti Deutschland GmbH - Project Leader

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  • Reinhard CLEMENS

    Member of the Board, CEO T-Systems International - Deutsche Telekom AG

    Member of the Board, CEO T-Systems International - Deutsche Telekom AG

    Reinhard Clemens, born in 1960, has been the Member of the Board of Management at Deutsche Telekom AG responsible for T-Systems since December, 2007, and also holds the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of T-Systems. 1994 until 2001 he held various positions in sales, service and outsourcing at IBM. In 2001, he began working for EDS in Germany. As the chairman of the executive board, he was responsible for sales, business operations and strategy in Central Europe.

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  • Wolfgang MEIßNER

    Head of SCM-Design - ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe

    Head of SCM-Design - ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe

    Head of SCM-Design

    - Responsible for the future Supply Chain Design from thyssenkrupp Steel Europe

    - Business economist and since 1977 with thyssenkrupp

    - National und international experience in Supply-Chain-Management
    -- Project DaProH Steel – Processleader SCM
    -- SCM-Project in China (Dalian) and USA (Alabama)
    -- Leader of SCM for thyssenkrupp Rasselstein – Tinplate (packaging Steel)
    -- Head of Production Planning and Ordermanagement for thyssenkrupp Steel

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  • Peter BÖHM

    Head of Crank & Valve Train & Engine Structure - Mechanics - MAN Diesel & Turbo SE

    Head of Crank & Valve Train & Engine Structure - Mechanics - MAN Diesel & Turbo SE

    Study of Technical Physics at the Munich Universitay of Technology
    Scientific Assistent at Institute of Physics of Electrotechnology, Munich University of Technology,
    Guest Research Scientist at Simulia Research Laboratory, Oslo, Norway and Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, USA.
    Consultant for Numerical Calculations at inuTech GmbH, Nuremberg.
    Since 2006 at MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, Augsburg, Germany,
    as calculation engineer for FEM & MBS and topology optimization, project manager for variable valvetrain systems,
    since 2012 head of team crank & valve train & engine structure

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  • Ulrich UNGETHÜM

    Engineering Manager Simulation - Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG

    Engineering Manager Simulation - Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG

    1994 - Abschluss an der Fachhochschule Gießen Friedberg zum Dipl. Ing. Maschinenbau
    1994 – 1996 Entwicklungsingenieur Metzler Gimetal AG
    Entwicklung von Fahrwerksbushings und Motorlagern
    Seit 1996 bei der Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG
    1996 – 2002 Konstruktion Vorentwicklung Radbremse
    2002 – 2009 Leiter Konstruktionsmethoden
    Entwicklung CAD Methodik Radbremse, PLM, Produktkonfigurator CoBra
    Ab 2009 Leiter Simulation & Konstruktionsmethoden hydraulische Bremssysteme

     

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  • Levent AKBAS

    Business Development & Strategic Partnering - Covestro

    Business Development & Strategic Partnering - Covestro

    2016 - now | Business Development & Strategic Partnering Covestro Additive Manufacturing Group - Covestro Deutschland AG
    --> Create a new Startup / Incubator within Covestro and implement our strategy

    2014  - 2016 | Global Insight & Foresight Manager for New Business Opportunities - Bayer MaterialScience AG /Covestro
    --> Develop strategy & business model for Additive Manufacturing

    2010 - 2014 | Strategy Consultant for Strategy / Innovation & Corporate Foresight - FutureManagementGroup AG
    --> Develop innovative business models and market strategy for new technologies and future markets

     

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  • Peter WYSER

    Roche Diagnostics International Ltd

    Roche Diagnostics International Ltd

    Since joining Roche in 1994, Peter Wyser held different leadership roles in Sales & Marketing. In 2008, he became the Business Unit Head for Hospital, Private Lab & Research for Roche Diagnostics Switzerland including accountabilities in multinational and global Account Management.  In 2011 he became the Lifecycle Leader cobas 4000 in the global Business Area Centralised and Point of Care Solutions. In 2013 he took the role as Head of Global Platforms & Support, a multisite RnD and Customer Support organization. Since 2017 Peter Wyser is leading the Digital Transformation Program.

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  • Dr. Kai KORTHALS

    Head of Collaborative Process Functions - CLAAS KGaA

    Head of Collaborative Process Functions - CLAAS KGaA

    2004 - 2010: Wirt.-Ing. Studium an der RWTH  Aachen mit Fachrichtung Maschinenbau / Produktionstechnik

    2010 - 2014: Promotion am Werkzeugmaschinenlabor WZL der RWTH Aachen zum Dr.-Ing. im Themenfeld "Fertigungsgerechte Produktentwicklung"

    2014 - 2016: R&D Process Manager im Corporate R&D der Fa. CLAAS KgaA

    2016 -         : Head of Collaborative Process Functions im Bereich Digital Product Engineering der Fa. CLAAS KGaA

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  • Thorsten STRICKER

    Business Develpment - TechniaTranscat GmbH

    Business Develpment - TechniaTranscat GmbH

    Thorsten has 20 years experience of engineering PLM project management. Since 10 years he is responsible for developing new PLM business at TechniaTranscat.

     

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  • Dirk JANKE

    Cloud Senior Business Development Expert - Dassault Systèmes

    Cloud Senior Business Development Expert - Dassault Systèmes

    since 2017 Dassault Systemes - Cloud Business Consultant
    2015-2016 Vodafone Cloud & Hosting - Sales Manager
    2006 - 2015 Hewlett-Packard - Cloud Sales & Business Consultant
    2000 - 2006 Hewlett-Packard - Automotive Outsourcing Project Manager

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