Mining companies’ real competitive advantage is the speed at which they can adopt technology into their business that solves a business problem, while continuing to create value to society.
Michelle ASH has made significant contributions to the mining sector, focusing on innovation strategy, technology, and digital transformation, and focused on delivering sustainable solutions to create and shape our world through digital transformation and the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
As Chair of the Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG), she helped develop best practices and guidelines for technology and socially enabled changes in mining. She is on advisory boards of startups, including Railveyor, OffWorld, Behault, and MineSpider.
Michelle was Chief Innovation Officer at Barrick Gold Corporation where she oversaw the company's innovation program. In 2016, Women in Mining UK named her one of “100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining” and she won “Technology Innovator of the Year” from Mines and Technology in 2019.
Trained in mechanical engineering, Prashanth Mysore offers deep expertise and 23 years of experience in technical portfolio management, business transformation and product lifecycle management (PLM) solutions consulting across a wide range of industrial sectors notably Transportation & Mobility, Aerospace & Defense, Construction, Cities and Territories, and Energy & Materials.
Based in Adelaide, Prashanth is working for Dassault Systèmes worldwide team with responsibilities including expanding technological capabilities in Digital Manufacturing & Manufacturing Operations Management and ensuring quality of the domain & market development. He has specialized in Productivity Improvements, Lean Manufacturing, Industry Renaissance, Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing technologies with Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, a collaborative business platform that brings together people, ideas, and knowledge on a common mission of innovation.
Prior to this, he has been a Methods Engineer & Production Manager in leading Automotive Companies in India and Japan.
Semra has 20+ years’ experience working in several ICT multinationals and multiple industry segments including Communications, Manufacturing, High Tech, Retail, Financial Services, Government, Mining and Utilities.
As Vice President of Engineering Services for Infosys Asia, Semra provides direction and guidance to Enterprise and Service Providers as they transition their business through the use of digital technologies, such as IoT, 5G, Open technologies, DevOps Frameworks and automation.
Semra joined Infosys in 2013 to lead the ANZ Engineering Business Unit and in 2015 added Asia wide responsibility.
Additionally, Semra has led the development and implementation of the Infosys Global Engineering Strategy and now manages the ongoing review and monitoring to ensure the achievement of the long-term objectives for the Infosys Engineering Services unit
Highly skilled and accomplished business professional, Bradley HAY has had a successful career building and developing effective operations and sales organizations at a national and global level in Mining, Oil & Gas, and Information Technology.
With Dassault Systemes, Bradley is the Global VP overseeing sales, services and support of the GEOVIA Brand. His organization is leading the mining initiatives in digital transformation with Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
Bradley has just recently joined GEOVIA and prior to this held leadership roles with Schlumberger, Halliburton and ORACLE