Engineer with a long trajectory in the Industry in Operation areas, with a strong capacity in Process Optimization. During the last 5 years more concentrated in the implementation and roll out of Projects in the framework of Industry 4.0 in the areas of Quality, Production, Maintenance and Lean Manufacturing.
Manager of the Awarded Project in the First Edition of the Data Science Awards organized by Telefonica for the Best Big Data initiative in Spain.
Head of Strategic Development Operations | Member of the High Level "Industry 2030" EU Roundtable
L'Oréal | European Commission
General Manager, Kocaeli Plants and New Projects
Cem Temel was born in 1968 in Istanbul. He graduated from Istanbul Technical University Mechanical Engineering in 1991. In 1992, he completed his master's degree in Istanbul University. In 1993, he started her career at the Ford Otosan Quality Department as an Engineer. In the years of 1998-2008, he has ensured the commissioning of the Press Shop. In 2012, he was appointed as Ford Otosan Gölcük Plant Asistant Manager and Gölcük Plant Manager in 2013. As of December 4, 2015, he was appointed as the Asistant General Manager of Kocaeli Plants and New Projects.
Manager, Operational Excellence
Fisher Dynamics Europe
Dean Lenane is currently the Geschäftsführer of Fisher Dynamics in Europe. He is also responsible for Sales & Marketing, Program Managment, and Costing worldwide. Before beginning his career with Fisher Dynamics, he was the group Chief Commercial Officer for the Hammerstein group. This followed an eight year assignment as CEO of CRH of North America. During which time, CRH was the fastest growing automotive supplier in North America, growing from $20 million in annual revenue to $350 million in annual revenue over a seven year period. Prior to his work for CRH, Lenane held several positions at Johnson Controls and at United Technologies as a program manager and as a statistical analyst. Lenane holds bachelor’s degrees from the University of Detroit, a master’s degree from Boston University, and a law degree from Michigan State University.
Executive Vice President Manufacturing
Pirelli Tyres S.p.A.
Prof Dr Dimitris Kiritsis
Prof. ICT for Sustainable Manufacturing
Prof. Dr. Dimitris Kiritsis is Faculty Member at the Institute of Mechanical Engineering of the School of Engineering of EPFL, Switzerland, where he is leading a research group on ICT for Sustainable Manufacturing. He serves also as Director of the doctoral Program of EPFL on Robotics, Control and Intelligent Systems (EDRS). His research interests are Closed Loop Lifecycle Management, IoT, Semantic Technologies and Data Analytics for Engineering Applications. He served also as Guest Professor at the IMS Center of the University of Cincinnati, and Invited Professor at the University of Technology of Compiègne, the University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard and at ParisTech ENSAM Paris. Prof. Kiritsis is actively involved in EU research programs in the area of Factories of the Future and Enabling ICT for Sustainable Manufacturing. He has more than 220 publications. Since September 2013 Dimitris is Chair of IFIP WG5.7 – Advanced Production Management Systems. From 2013 to 2017 he was member of the Advisory Group of the European Council on Leadership on Enabling Industrial Technologies – AG LEIT-NMBP. He is also founding fellow member of the International Society for Engineering Asset Management (ISEAM), of various international scientific communities in his area of interests including EFFRA and among the initiators of the IOF (Industrial Ontologies Foundry).
Dirk Vander Mierde
Datwyler Sealing Solutions
Digital and Lean Transformation Director EMEA
Fernando Ortega Feliu
Head of Automated Assembly
Airbus Defence & Space
Dr Gunter Beitinger
Vice President Manufacturing
Dr.-Ing.Dipl.Wirt.-Ing. Gunter Beitinger studied industrial engineering and business administration. After 5 years as a research collaborator at the University of Erlangen, he started his career 1999 with Siemens and held since than various responsibilities in countries like Mexico and USA and in different divisions like Siemens VDO Automotive, Healthcare, Process and Drives (PD) and now Digital Industries (DI)).
He worked as a management consultant, as Director of Industrial Engineering and Plant Manager for a Motor Plant in Mexico.
His current role is VicePresident Manufacturing of the Business Unit Factory Automation at the Division Digital Industries and leads in this function also the Electronics Works Amberg (EWA) and the Electronics Works Chengdu (SEWC).
VP Global Operations Services
Datwyler Sealing Solutions
Senior Director Upper Extremity Manufacturing
Project Management, Production
MTU Aero Engines
Deputy General Manager
Dr Michael Gawronski
Vice President, Business Segment Enterprise & Industrial Projects
LEONI Fiber Optics GmbH
Pilkington Deutschland AG
Head of Quality Methods and AES
Prof Wolfgang Wahlster
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)