Expert Network

From digitalplaybook.org
Revision as of 16:03, 9 February 2021 by Joshua Kugele (talk | contribs)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Expert Network

The AIoT Expert Network consists of experts in different fields related to AI and IoT. The main platform for collaboration between the members of the expert network are our AIoT Unplugged sessions.

Alexander Willinek.png
ALEXANDER WILLINEK, EVACO GMBH
EXPERT
More than 18 years of passion in BI projects – these are years in retrospect for Alexander Willinek, where he has gained a wealth of experience with a lot of passion and curiosity. As a programmer, he loves the situations where he develops solutions for customers in the first row, even if these are becoming increasingly rare in his current job as managing director and founder of EVACO GmbH.
EXPERTISE:

  • Business Development
  • Business Intelligence


Andreas Haas.jpg
ANDREAS HAAS, MM1
EXPERT
Andreas is a senoir consultant at mm1. He is highly skilled in project establishment,specification and execution processes, with high expertise in the design and management of systems to drive technical innovation. He graduated with a Master of Business Administration degree in Business Administration from Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (2008).
EXPERTISE:

  • Digital Innovation
  • Business Development
  • Management


Benjamin Linnik.jpg
BENJAMIN LINNIK, OPITZ CONSULTING
EXPERT
Benjamin Linnik is a senior data engineer at Opitz Consulting. During his academic career, he has acquired profound knowledge in mathematics, physics and computer science. He uses his analytical skills to precisely grasp complex business and technical issues and to design customer-oriented IT solutions. During his Ph.D. Benjamin contributed to the development of a particle detector for a heavy-ion experiment at the international particle accelerator facility FAIR. For this purpose, he evaluated data statistically in order to ensure the suitability of the used components. Benjamin also used to automate complex (laboratory) workflows.
EXPERTISE:

  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Science
  • Programming


Christian Weiss.jpg
CHRISTIAN WEISS, HOLISTICON AG
EXPERT
As a consultant, coach and trainer, Christian deals with the topics of business process management and agile project management. In particular, it is important to him to support large companies in the introduction of nimble, automated business processes and agile practices. Social concerns often play a major role in the implementation of ideas, for which he have developed a sensitive sense and sensitivity over the years.
EXPERTISE:

  • UML
  • BPMN


Christoph Voigt.jpg
CHRISTOPH VOIGT, NEXOCRAFT GmbH
EXPERT
Christoph Voigt is the IoT & AI Solution Manager at nexocraft GmbH, where he offers customised solutions for those who want to delve into the world of AI. He is a graduate engineer in electrical engineering, who, having discovered AI as a new basis for modern automation technology in recent years, works closely with customers to implement the new AI Controller and offers client-specific solutions.
EXPERTISE:

  • AI
  • IoT


Daniel Werth.jpg
DANIEL WERTH, FERDINAND-STEINBEIS-INSTITUT
EXPERT
Daniel Werth ist Senior Researcher and Director Multilateral Ecosystems at the Ferdinand Steinbeis Institute. In transfer-oriented projects in digital-based ecosystems, he strives to generate new added value for companies and added value to society. Daniel has over 15 years of experience in medium-sized companies, with a focus on wholesale and new services/business transformation. He received his doctorate from the LMU Munich in the field of business psychology.
EXPERTISE:

  • Business Transformation
  • Multilateral Ecosystems


Dietlind Zühlke.jpg
PROF. DR. DIETLAND ZÜHLKE, TH KÖLN
EXPERT
Prof. Dr. Dietlind Zühlke is a professor for applied mathematics at the TH Köln,since 2019. Before Dietlind worked at the TH Köln, she was a data science manager at Horn&Company Data Analytics. She was primarily responsible for projects for the conception and implementation of data science and machine learning applications, for the development of machine learning competences as well as programs for the transformation towards data-driven companies. Dietlind studied Computer Science with a focus on Artificial Neural Networks at the Universities of Leipzig and Bonn.She earned a PhD in Computational Intelligence from the University of Groningen, Netherlands.
EXPERTISE:

  • Data mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Algorithms


Dirk Casper.jpg
DIRK CASPER, OPITZ CONSULTING
EXPERT
Dirks motivation is to develop and implement viable and sustainable solutions together with customers and partners. From the brainstorming, development, project management and sales of IT solutions as well as change facilitation, he has worked through all roles. Together with connectivity partners and sensor manufacturers, he designed solutions for customers, identified suitable IOT platforms and helped developing complete ecosystems. At Opitz Consulting he is part of the AI core team and responsible for NLP, NLU, chat and voice bots. This also in combination with technologies such as augmented reality.
EXPERTISE:

  • AIoT
  • NLP
  • NLU


Dirk Slama.jpeg
DIRK SLAMA
(Editor-in-Chief)

EXPERT
Dirk Slama is VP and Chief Alliance Officer at Bosch Software Innovations (SI). Bosch SI is spearheading the Internet of Things (IoT) activities of Bosch, the global manufacturing and services group. Dirk has over 20 years experience in very large-scale distributed application projects and system integration, including SOA, BPM, M2M and most recently IoT. He is representing Bosch at the Industrial Internet Consortium and is active in the Industry 4.0 community. He holds an MBA from IMD Lausanne as well as a Diploma Degree in Computer Science from TU Berlin.
EXPERTISE:

  • AIoT
  • Architecture
  • Methodology


Gene Wang.png
GENE WANG, BOSCH.IO CHINA
EXPERT
Strategic Consultant of IoT & Digital Transformation. Gene Wang, the General Manager of Bosch.IO China, has been active in IoT market for more than 10 years, and provides consultant services and helps customers on their digital transformation strategy and new IoT business model with innovative technologies and solutions. Besides, Gene has more than 25 years experience in Energy Area, and he held various positions at GE Energy.
EXPERTISE:

  • IoT
  • Smart Energy
  • Industry 4.0


Hajo Normann.jpg
HAJO NORMANN, ACCENTURE
EXPERT
Hajos interest in business-focused, enterprise-wide, cross siloed bundles of functionality arose in 2001 while he was responsible for a shared service platform at a large German bank as an architect and technical team lead. For many years he is helping to motivate, designing and implementing solutions successfully at various customers and work on choosing the right mix of tools, on setting up a successful modernization, sourcing & vendor strategy, and sharing Integration Architecture principles, design guidelines, and best practices. Haj has worked as a consultant, sales consultant, management consultant, technical team lead, and architect in large project teams in banking, retail, government, and telcos.
EXPERTISE:

  • BPM
  • Methodology
  • SOA Design Pattern


Heiner Duffing.jpg
HEINER DUFFING, ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
EXPERT
Heiner has more than 25 years experience in purchasing and partially business development in various business areas (Steel, Automotive, Consumer, Renewables) and countries.Strong focus has been to find market innovations and develop start-up suppliers/products to reliable serial partners, including the negotiation of fitting contracts.Currently he leads the Purchasing of Software and Engineering Services for Bosch products. He holds a degree as Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur from TU Darmstadt.
EXPERTISE:

  • Business development
  • Purchase
  • Logistics


Jim Morrish.jpg
JIM MORRISH, FOUNDING MEMBER, TRANSFORMA INSIGHTS
EXPERT
Jim is a respected Digital Transformation and Internet of Things industry expert, with over 20 years’ experience of strategy consulting, operations management and telecoms research. Previously he was a Founder and the Chief Research Officer of Machina Research, the world's leading IoT analyst firm, which was acquired by Gartner in 2016. He is a co-author of the Ignite IoT framework on which the Ignite AIoT framework is based.
EXPERTISE:

  • AIoT Business Models


Juan Garcia.jpg
JUAN GARCIA, MM1
EXPERT
Juan Sebastian Trujillo Garcia is a senior consultant at mm1. During his studies in economics he collected experience in business development, IT, and consulting trough different internships for enterprises like Daimler AG and Deutsche Telekom. For three years he has been working as a consultant for mm1.
EXPERTISE:

  • Data Analysis
  • Data Science


Jörn Edlich.jpg
JÖRN EDLICH, MM1
EXPERT
Jörn Edlich is a senior manager at mm1. He is responsible on digital, IoT-based services in the mobility and energy industry and focuses on the IT-security aspects of a IoT-architectures. He graduated with a diploma degree in Electrical Engineering and Communication Technology at RWTH Aachen University in 2006.
EXPERTISE:

  • Telecommunications
  • Business Development


Kai Hackbarth.jpg
KAI HACKBARTH, BOSCH.IO
EXPERT
Kai Hackbarth is Business Owner Industrial at Bosch.IO, and also co-chair of the OTA SIG at the Industrial Internet Consortium. Kai has many years experience with IoT applications and architectures. He also has served as a Director of the OSGi Alliance for many years.
EXPERTISE:

  • OTA
  • Security


Katharina Mattes.jpg
DR. KATHARINA MATTES, MM1
EXPERT
Dr. Katahrina Mattes is a manager at mm1. After her diploma in business economics and her Ph.D. in innovation management she worked for VDMA, as head of coordination office. VDMA is a mechanical engineering industry association. Her work was about Industry 4.0 Baden-Wuerttemberg and gave her over 3 years of experience in Industry 4.0. In 2020 she also did her professional scrum master and started working for mm1.
EXPERTISE:

  • Industry 4.0
  • Business Engineering


Kim Kordel.jpg
KIM KORDEL, BOSCH.IO
EXPERT
Kim Kordel is a senior business development manager for new IoT business at Bosch.IO. In her former position as an IoT business consultant and trainer for IoT business models at Bosch.IO she developed and taught methodology for building IoT business models. With this methodology she developed new digital business for internal and external customers. Kim also co-initiated and set-up the Bosch Startup Harbour, the incubation program for external startups for Bosch. Now Kim is responsible to establish new IoT business for the energy domain.
EXPERTISE:

  • IoT Business
  • Ecosystem Business Models


Kirchner Laurenz.jpg
LAURENZ KIRCHNER, MM1
EXPERT
Laurenz Kirchner is a partner at mm1 with a consulting focus on driving digital growth, helping his clients to become truly connected businesses. As a trained architect, MBA and experienced management consultant (including eight years McKinsey), Laurenz is a hybrid thinker with a strong ability to combine creative problem solving with solid business judgement. His consulting projects center on innovation, the development of digital products and ecosystems as well as data strategies for the Internet of Things.
EXPERTISE:

  • Driving Digital Growth
  • Architecture


Lirong Zheng.jpg
PROF. LIRONG ZHENG, FUDAN UNIVERSITY
EXPERT
Lirong Zheng received his Ph.D. degree from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden in 2001. Afterwards he worked at KTH as a research fellow, associate professor and full professor, expert of Ericsson etc. He is a distinguished professor since 2010 at Fudan University, Shanghai China. Currently, he holds the directorship of Shanghai Institute of Intelligent Electronics and Systems, Fudan University. His research experience and interest includes ambient intelligence and internet-of-things, and applications in industry and Fintech etc. He has authored more than 400 publications and servers as steering board member of International Conference on Internet-of-Things.
EXPERTISE:

  • AIoT
  • IoT and Edge Computing
  • BlockChain


Marc Haberland.jpg
MARC HABERLAND, CLARIBA
EXPERT
Marc has more than 18 years experience in Business Intelligence (BI), analytics, strategy management and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) across telecommunication, education, healthcare, manufacturing, banking and public sectors. Marc leads a team of 70+ BI and analytics experts who deliver innovative, reliable and high-quality data driven digital transformation solutions, providing customers with clarity and actionable insight to improve business performance and develop new business models for long-term, sustainable competitive advantage.
EXPERTISE:

  • BI
  • EPM


Marten Oberpichler.jpg
MARTEN OBERPICHLER, BOSCH
EXPERT
Marten Oberpichler is a working student at Bosch - Central Department IoT and Digitalization. After his Bachelor of Science he started is Master of Science in Industrial Engineering in 2018. Marten has over 2 years of work experience at Bosch.
EXPERTISE:

  • AIoT


Michael Weniger.jpg
DR. MICHAEL WENIGER, DEUTSCHEPOST DHL GROUP
EXPERT
Dr. Michael Weniger is a Senior Data Scientist at Deutsche Post DHL Group. During his time at Deutsche Post he collected over 4 years of experience in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning. Michael graduated with a Diploma in Mathematics and holds a PhD in probability-theoretical weather and climate models.
EXPERTISE:

  • Machine Learning
  • AI
  • Deep Learning


Pablo Endres.jpg
PABLO ENDRES, SEVENSHIFT
EXPERT
Pablo Endres, Founder of SevenShift GmbH. Experienced security consultant and Professional Hacker. Pablo’s career has taken place mostly doing security in a variety of industries, like Cloud Service providers, Banks, Telecommunications, contact centers, and universities. He holds a degree in computer engineering, as well as a handful security certifications. Pablo has founded multiple companies in different continents and enjoys hacking, IoT, teaching, working with new technologies, startups, collaborating with Open Source projects and being challenged.
EXPERTISE:

  • IoT Security
  • Management of IT Projects


Peter Lindlau.jpg
PETER LINDLAU, TOMORROW LABS GMBH
EXPERT
Peter Lindlau is working for over 4 years at Tomorrow Labs as an operative partner and has many years of experience with the implementation of IT projects. His current focus (for about six years) is the implementation of Industry 4.0 projects. Peter is the project mananger of the BMBF funding project "eApps4Production".
EXPERTISE:

  • Business Development
  • Business Strategy


Ralph Nelius.jpg
RALPH NELIUS, DEUTSCHE POST AG
EXPERT
Ralph Nelius loves to build great products in agile teams. After various stints as a software engineer, consultant and enterprise architect, he now works as a product owner at Deutsche Post on AI topics.
EXPERTISE:

  • Product Development
  • Analytics
  • AI


Robert Xie.jpg
DR. ROBERT XIE, BOSCH COOPERATE RESEARCH
EXPERT
Research Expert of IoT Applications Head of IoT@Life program and group leader for IoT & I4.0 at the Bosch Research and Technology Center in China. Before joining Bosch, Robert was an Assistant Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University focusing on medical robotics and sensor systems. As an alumni of the Bosch Accelerator Program, he is not only collaborate closely with Business Units for joint development, but also explore commercialization of IoT products and solutions with scalable, repeatable and profitable business models.
EXPERTISE:

  • IoT
  • Sensor Sytems
  • Computer Visions


Thomas Bart-Beielstein.jpg
PROF. DR. THOMAS BARTZ-BEIELSTEIN, TH KÖLN
EXPERT
Director of the Institute for "Data Science, Engineering and Analytics" and Professor for Applied Mathematics at TH Köln. More than 20 years experience in simulation, optimization, machine learning and AI.
EXPERTISE:

  • Machine Learning
  • Modelling and Simulation


Torsten Winterberg.jpg
TORSTEN WINTERBERG, INNOVATION HUB BERGISCHES RHEINLAND e.V./OPITZ CONSULTING Deutschland GMBH
EXPERT
Torsten Winterberg holds degrees in electrical engineering, computer science and business administration. As Director of Business- and IT-Innovation he is responsible for future topics at OPITZ CONSULTING. Torsten is a consultant and coach for „everything new“, his focus is on software-driven solutions, AI, IoT, innovative capabillities, digital business models, solution concepts and architectures. In addition Torsten is actively developing the Innovation Hub Bergisches RheinLand e.V. as managing director.
EXPERTISE:

  • AIoT
  • Architecture
  • Digital Business Models