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  • Guillaume VENDROUX

    DELMIA CEO - Dassault Systèmes

    DELMIA CEO - Dassault Systèmes

    Graduating from the California Institute of Technology with a Ph. D. in Aeronautics (93), Guillaume started his career in Engineering and R&D in the Transport sector, from aerospace as R&D engineer in Composite material at Aerospatiale (94-98, to Advanced project Director at Valeo Electrical System (98-06)  to various position in Engineering and R&D at Alstom Transport. In 2010, still in Alstom Transport, Guillaume entered the Manufacturing world as VP industrial. In 2016, Guillaume joined DS to lead the DELMIA Brand, DS industrial solutions portfolio to continue supporting all industries in the digital revolution to come.  

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  • Bruno LATCHAGUE

    Senior Executive Vice President, Global Brands, Indirect Channels for Value and Volume, Global Field Operations Americas - Dassault Systèmes

    Senior Executive Vice President, Global Brands, Indirect Channels for Value and Volume, Global Field Operations Americas - Dassault Systèmes

    Bruno Latchague has been instrumental in planning and implementing key transformations at Dassault Systèmes in R&D, service and, most recently, sales. While striving to promote an organic approach to change, he builds efficient, dedicated, responsive organizations and teams that can rise to the technological, creative and industrial challenges for which Dassault Systèmes provides solutions.

    One of the creative forces behind the CATIA brand, Latchague has made wide-ranging contributions to the design and implementation of new methods for organization, operations and customer relations. His work has been a vital component in the Company’s technological breakthroughs. After working in the IT consulting domain and in the automotive industry as a CAD/CAM specialist, Bruno Latchague joined Dassault Systèmes in 1986 as Manager of CATIA Software Infrastructure. In conjunction with commercial development, Latchague supervised the implementation of CATIA V3 for companies such as Daimler, Honda and IBM. He also launched an expanded portfolio of CATIA applications. In 1988, as Senior Manager of CATIA Industrialization and Maintenance, he implemented continuous-improvement processes designed to guarantee product quality. In 1990, as Director of CATIA Products Infrastructure, Latchague was made head of CATIA brand development. He consolidated structural and human resources for rapid, sustainable growth just as Dassault Systèmes was launching its first digital mockups (DMUs). He expanded this mission to all Dassault Systèmes products in 1995, when he became Executive Vice President of R&D, Architecture and Modeling Technology. In 1999, Latchague oversaw development of the platform for the launch of the V5 architecture. He persuaded several major companies in the automotive and aviation industries (Chrysler, Daimler, Renault, BMW, Dassault Aviation, Boeing, etc.) to adopt the new Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. For many years Latchague has played an important role in enhancing the business culture and commercial power of Dassault Systèmes, both of which are crucial to the Company’s expansion into new countries and sectors. In 2003, as head of Industry Solutions and then of Services, Bruno Latchague expanded the capacity of Dassault Systèmes to understand and anticipate the technological and production challenges faced by other companies, and helped to adapt the Company’s product offers to each sector. From 2007 to 2010, he participated in the successful acquisition of IBM PLM, which has allowed Dassault Systèmes to take command of its entire distribution network. He monitored the integration of new teams and took charge of the direct-sales channel (Business Transformation) worldwide, thereby achieving heightened efficiency. From 2011 to 2014, Bruno Latchague led strategy and operations for the three sales channels of Dassault Systèmes. His mission was to support the development of 3DEXPERIENCE® and help diversify the geographic regions and business sectors of Dassault Systèmes, mainly by fostering cooperation among sales channels, consolidating the Company’s partnership ecosystem and forging closer ties with local markets. Since 2014, he has also spearheaded Dassault Systèmes development and operations in the Americas, an area primed for growth. Since 2015, he has headed the Value Solutions and Professional channels —the company’s two indirect sales channels, and has taken the whole responsibility for the worldwide Industry organization in charge of addressing the specific needs of each of the 12 industries served by Dassault Systèmes.

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  • Dr. Karel ELOOT

    Senior Partner - McKinsey & Company

    Senior Partner - McKinsey & Company

    Dr. Karel ELOOT is Senior Partner based in the Shanghai office of McKinsey & Company. 

    He joined the Firm in 1997, worked first in the Benelux Office and transferred in 2006 to China.  He leads the Asia Operations Practice and the Asia Internet of Things Venture. 

    His work focuses on growth and tech-enabled business transformations in the industrial sectors in China and Asia (high tech, automotive, aerospace, advanced industries, basic materials, etc.). E.g.,

    • IIoT / Industry 4.0 diagnostics and roadmap development

    • Tech-enabled business transformations leveraging Industry 4.0 / Industrial IoT, Advanced Analytics, smart manufacturing, digital supply chain, e-procurement, etc.

    • Work with technology companies on identifying opportunities to benefit from IoT-related market growth 

    With Tsinghua University in Beijing he co-founded the Digital Capability Center, a digital model factory on the Tsinghua campus providing hands-on capability building on tech-enablement. He also guest lectures at Tsinghua.

    Prior to joining McKinsey, he worked as steel researcher in Europe, the US and Asia. He is a Metallurgical Engineer and Ph.D. in Materials Science from the University of Gent, Belgium.

  • Thomas BOUFFET

    DELMIA Center of Excellence Innovation Center Director - Dassault Systèmes

    DELMIA Center of Excellence Innovation Center Director - Dassault Systèmes

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  • Garth COLEMAN

    VP Marketing, ENOVIA - Dassault Systèmes

    VP Marketing, ENOVIA - Dassault Systèmes

    Garth Coleman has spent the majority of his career bringing new products to market. He is a recognized expert in the areas of CAD, PDM, and PLM with a deep understanding of SaaS, data management, data sharing, CAD migration and related technologies including feature-based data exchange, 3D visualization, and immersive virtual reality. 

    Garth is currently the Vice President of Marketing for ENOVIA. He has extensive experience marketing products through worldwide, multi-national and multi-tier sales channels. While at Dassault Systèmes, he has worked on ENOVIA mid-market solutions; ENOVIA cloud offers; Energy, Process & Utilities industry solutions; and spent several years leading the enterprise product strategy, marketing, and global tech sales for the 3DVIA brand. 

    Garth holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering & Society from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario (Canada), and graduated summa cum laude from Babson College in Massachusetts with an MBA focusing on Entrepreneurship.

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  • Morgan ZIMMERMANN

    CEO EXALEAD - Dassault Systèmes

    CEO EXALEAD - Dassault Systèmes

    Morgan Zimmermann Morgan Zimmermann

    Morgan Zimmermann is Chief Executive Officer of EXALEAD Dassault Systèmes since beginning of 2015. For the eight previous years, Mr. Zimmermann has held posts of increasing responsibility at EXALEAD, most recently as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Development, where he defined the brand’s strategy. He was responsible for its global sales force and specialized in helping customers extract value from data to transform their business.

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  • Christian N. REVENTLOW

    Head of Vestas Manufacturing Systems Vestas Manufacturing – COO Operational Excellence - Vestas

    Head of Vestas Manufacturing Systems Vestas Manufacturing – COO Operational Excellence - Vestas

    Graduated from the Technical University of Denmark , Christian started his career in implementing different  Lean initiatives at Junckers,  Danfoss and became Director of Production at Cimber Air before joining VESTAS where he had different positions at different locations (China, Denmark, Germany).  
    Today, Christian is Senior Director, Head of Vestas Manufacturing - Operational Excellence, focusing on strengthening Vestas’ Manufacturing Operation Management.  Over the last years his focus area has been on the digital transformation of VESTAS manufacturing, to ensure a modern and global system platform for all Vestas’ factories worldwide .
     

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  • Li ZHENG

    Professor, PhD Supervisor and Vice President - TsingHua University

    Professor, PhD Supervisor and Vice President - TsingHua University

    “Professor Li ZHENG now is a PhD supervisor and the vice president of Tsinghua University. He was elected as the distinguished professor for Chang Jiang Scholars Program of the Ministry of Education (MoE) in 2014. He has held the dean of industrial engineering department in Tsinghua University. Professor Li ZHENG has long committed himself to industrial engineering research, with focus on production system analysis and optimization and digital manufacturing. Awards and honors received by him include First Prize of National Scientific and Technological Progress, First Prize of National Higher Education Teaching Achievement Award, Excellent Young Teacher Award of Ministry of Education, Award of Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation and May 4th Medal of Beijing City. Now he serves as the secretary general of National Education Guidance Committee for the Postgraduate of Engineering Management P.R.China, member of the Industrial Engineering Teaching Guidance Committee of MoE, the vice director member of Chinese Industrial Engineering Institute of CMES and the editorial board member of many domestic and overseas academic periodicals.   ”

    Professor Li ZHENG is a PhD supervisor and the vice president of Tsinghua University. He was elected as the distinguished professor of Chang Jiang Scholars Program of the Ministry of Education (MoE) in 2014. He has held a series of positions in Tsinghua University, including the party secretary and dean of industrial engineering department, the vice dean, the dean of academic affairs and the director of the personnel department.
    Professor Li ZHENG has long committed himself to industrial engineering research, with focus on production system analysis and optimization and digital manufacturing. He has received awards and honors including First Prize of National Scientific and Technological Progress, First Prize of National Higher Education Teaching Achievement Award, Excellent Young Teacher Award of Ministry of Education, Award of Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation and May 4th Medal of Beijing City. Now he serves as the secretary general of National Education Guidance Committee for the Postgraduate of Engineering Management P.R.China, member of the Industrial Engineering Teaching Guidance Committee of MoE, the vice director member of Chinese Industrial Engineering Institute of CMES and the editorial board member of many domestic and overseas academic periodicals.

     

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  • Dr. Michael GRIEVES

    Executive Director for the Center of Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design (CAMID) - Florida Institute of Technology

    Executive Director for the Center of Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design (CAMID) - Florida Institute of Technology

    Dr. Michael GRIEVES is a world-renowned authority on Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), engineering, and manufacturing. Dr. GRIEVES has written and lectured extensively on the topic and is a frequent keynote speaker on PLM. Dr. Grieves’ works include the seminal book on PLM, Product Lifecycle Management: Driving the Next Generation of Lean Thinking) and Virtually Perfect: Driving Innovative and Lean Products through PLM. 

    Dr. GRIEVES is a thought leader. He originated the Digital Twin concept in 2002. In additive manufacturing, he worked with SME to create the Independent Technical Evaluation of Additive Manufacturing (ITEAM) consortium.

    Dr. GRIEVES is the Executive Director for the Center of Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design (CAMID) at the Florida Institute of Technology and is a University Research Professor.
    Dr. GRIEVES has over forty-five year’s experience in the computer and data communications industry. He has been a senior executive at both Fortune 1000 companies and entrepreneurial organizations. He founded and took public a national systems integration company. Dr. Grieves has substantial board experience, including serving on the board of public companies in both China and Japan.

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  • Laurent CHAMPANEY

    President - Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers

    President - Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers

    Laurent CHAMPANEY is an alumni of Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay (at that time, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France) where he defended his PhD in Mechanical Engineering in 1996. He started his career as an assistant professor at the department of mechanical engineering of the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, conducting researches in the field of the modelization and simulation of assemblies of mechanical structures and large size parallel computations.

    In 2005, he became full professor and took the head of the department of Mechanical Engineering of Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay. During the academic year 2009-2010, he was an invited professor of the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).

    In 2012, in became vice-president in charge of education of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers, the larger school of engineering in France (6000 students and 400 faculties) and one of the oldest french “Grande Ecole” (established in 1780).

    In 2017, he became president of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers.

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  • Eric GREEN

    Brand Marketing VP, DELMIA - Dassault Systèmes

    Brand Marketing VP, DELMIA - Dassault Systèmes

    Eric Green brings 26 years of manufacturing, supply chain, and enterprise software experience to Dassault Systèmes in his role of managing DELMIA Digital Production Operations industry, marketing and business development.  Under his leadership at Apriso Corporation, marketing, industry and solution development significantly contributed to Apriso’s 34% compounded annual growth, leading to Dassault Systèmes acquiring Apriso.  Prior to Apriso, Eric held management positions across Sales and Marketing to support triple digit growth at i2 Technologies Inc., a recognized leader of Supply Chain Management software. Eric previously held Supply Chain Program management positions at PepsiCo, a world leader in convenient snacks, foods and beverages, and Operations management positions at General Motors supplier JCT. 

    Eric received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arkansas and his M.B.A. from Texas Christian University with a concentration of Finance and Information Technology.

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  • Mingli LV

    Business VP - Beijing Shenzhou Aerospace Software Technology Co., Ltd.

    Business VP - Beijing Shenzhou Aerospace Software Technology Co., Ltd.

    LV Mingli, Business VP of Beijing Shenzhou Aerospace Software Technology Co., Ltd., in charge of innovation center, basic platform, intelligent manufacturing businesses and so on. Mr. Lv graduated from Peking University majoring in computer software and holds a Master’s Degree from Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Mr. Lv has been holding technical and management positions in software development, consulting& planning, information system building, intelligent manufacturing, etc.; Mr. Lv successively worked at the 3rd Academy of Ministry of Aerospace, Huadi Computer Company and currently with Beijing Shenzhou Aerospace Software Technology Co., Ltd. He has many years’ of rich technical and enterprise management practical experience.

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