Fred THOMAS is the Strategic Business Development Director for the DELMIA brand of Dassault Systèmes specifically covering the Transportation & Mobility and Industrial Equipment industries.
Mr. THOMAS focuses on industrial operations strategies and solutions to support global, complex discrete manufacturers. Mr. THOMAS spent 12 years with Volkswagen of America as part of the IT leadership team, responsible for manufacturing, distribution, finance and dealership management systems.
As Vice President of IT for Ross Roy Communications, his organization was responsible for developing many of Chrysler Corporation’s original web sites and interactive advertising programs. THOMAS has also held senior management positions with BRAIN NA and Descartes Systems and industry positions with Baan and Novell.
Frank LEVERING is Senior Manager of New Technologies & IT at Geico Taikisha.
Throughout his career, Frank has developed his knowledge and expertise at major tech players in Europe and Asia Pacific, including Microsoft, O2 (British Telecom) and IDC. By taking on serious responsibilities over the end-to-end customer experience across various products and services worldwide in his previous roles and industries, he now applies his vision and skillset to the automotive industry. His main focus for external customers is Industry 4.0, which encompasses all the products and services of a Smart Paintshop.
Being a Technical Cybernetics Engineer with a history in research on Autonomous Systems, Simulation and Human-Machine Interaction, Bruno has more than 30 years of experience on many facets of Digital Manufacturing, working mainly with Automotive, Aerospace and Industrial Engineering OEMs.
Bruno is an Expert Architect in the DELMIA Center of Excellence, with a strong focus on Digital Continuity on the Enterprise Level.