Michael Larsson has over 20 years of experience from the robotics industry in general and automotive manufacturing in particular. Throughout his career, Michael has held a number of assignments in Sweden, the Middle East, China, Switzerland, and the United States, including CFO for ABB Robotics and Global Head of Robot Systems. Michael resides in Rochester, Mi, U.S.A. and has a degree in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.
Mr. Ke Wang has over 15 years of professional consulting and management experience, he is currently a managing director of Accenture China leading their digital production and operations practice. Mr. Wang has rich experience which covers strategy and management consulting as well as engineering. Prior to joining Accenture he was the CEO of a management consulting firm and a member of the management team for a leading strategy consulting firm in China.
Mr. Wang has led various projects focusing on corporate and business strategy and operational excellence. He has optimized production processes to improve the production efficiency and implemented lighthouse projects for smart manufacturing. In addition he has strong expertise in connectivity and digitization, especially in the automotive industry.
Mr. Chen is responsible for developing the HUAWEI CLOUD partner ecosystem in the global market. He has nearly 15 years' R&D and marketing experience in the ICT industry; extensive experience in market exploration and operations in private and public cloud domains; and in-depth understanding of cloud computing.
Bob Parker is a Senior Vice President responsible for several areas of research at IDC. Bob leads the global industry research teams which includes coverage of healthcare, government, retail, energy, manufacturing, and financial services as well as a cross industry group looking at emerging topics such as blockchain and robotics. Additionally, Bob leads our teams in the enterprise applications space, services, and the IDC coverage of data intelligence which includes coverage of artificial intelligence.
Bob has been conducting industry research for over twenty years including five years at AMR Research before joining IDC. Prior to entering the research field, Bob spent over fifteen years in various Information Technology and Operational management roles in the manufacturing industry including serving as the Chief Information Officer at Eastern Technologies, a defense contractor.
Bob speaks at numerous industry conferences and is often quoted in the technology, industry, and business press.
Mr. Yunhou (Owen) WANG graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University, holding a Bachelor degree in Information Engineering. He also holds Master degree in Finance of Renmin University. He focuses on Enterprise Application and Industrial Software research.
Mr. WANG has published research work including “China Industrial Software Market Research Annual Report”, “China Enterprise Application Software Market Research Annual Report”, “China Industrial Internet Market Research Annual Report”, “China Industrial Internet Industry and Investment Research”.
He also published media articles such as “Review and Prospect of Industrial Software Market in China”, “Industrial Internet becoming breakthrough for ‘Made in China 2025’”, “High-performance computing brings possibilities to embedded applications”.
Mr. WANG also led or participated in projects including “Digital Economy Industry Planning for Inner Mongolia”, “Big Data Industry Planning for Chengde”, “Industrial Transformation and Upgrading Planning for Boyan Industrial Park”, etc.
In May 2018 Albert Pozo joined SATS, Asia’s leading Ground Handling and Food Services company, as Chief Digital Officer. Since then, Albert has spearheaded the digital transformation of SATS Group’s product, processes and technology, achieving productivity gains and implementing innovate new services.
Prior to this, Albert was President of Amadeus Asia Pacific, responsible for its Distribution regional growth. He first joined Amadeus in 1993, and he has held a number of leadership roles. Prior to Amadeus, Albert worked for Swissair for five years.
Albert holds an honours degree in linguistics from UAB and has completed executive programmes at INSEAD and University of St. Gallen.
Graduated from Beijing Jiaotong University, Yang Dongxu worked as a mechanical design engineer for non-standard equipment at Changchun Institute of Mechanical Sciences. Since joining FAW Group in 2011, he has served as a general assembly technologist in the technical department and a process supervisor in the general assembly technology department. Since 2017, he took the position as director of Final Assembly Technology of the Engineering and Technology Department, and has been responsible for final assembly technical operations.
A new addition to the Dassault Systems’ family, Marie-Catherine’s background is in Aerospace. She spent most of her career as a technical lead for various projects at Bombardier Aerospace where she first became interested in Digital Continuity. After a few years at Tesla, where she got to exploit this passion, building a fully functional Digital Twin, Marie-Catherine has taken on a Management role with the Delmia Center of Excellence.