Jesper has delivered organizational footprint and technology strategies within Element design and Mould Manufacturing - establishing Engineering centers in LEGO manufacturing sites in Mexico and Denmark. Responsibilities include delivering innovation to support product development and leading engineering on manufacturing sites. During his work Jesper has profound focus on how IoT can support his visions and enable the future – a true IOT-technology evangelist. He has worked for LEGO in several roles. 1) Responsibility for R&D in Packaging and Processing (Decorations and Assembly) product line. 2) Responsibilities for product development execution for LEGO DUPLO , LEGO Games , LEGO Technic , LEGO Hero Factory - leading development teams through design, sourcing and marketing process from concept to finished product. 3) establishing logistics strategy, delivered turn around results in increasing differentiated services and reducing costs by e.g. outsourcing, consolidating sites and redefining logistic service offering.
Stephen Mellor is the Chief Technical Officer for the Industrial Internet Consortium, where he directs the standards requirements and technology & security priorities for the Industrial Internet. In that role, he coordinates the activities of the several engineering, architecture, security and testbed working groups and teams.
Rishi is Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for PCTEL, responsible for the company’s engineering, product line management, manufacturing, and supply chain functions. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Connected Solutions business, which included PCTEL’s antenna products and related wireless product development capabilities. Previously, he led Connected Solutions sales, strategic development, and product management and the company’s patent licensing efforts. Prior to PCTEL, Rishi held several RF and software engineering roles, developing data collection and data analytics tools for the cellular industry at SAFCO Technologies and Agilent Technologies, which acquired SAFCO.
Dr. Christoph Schmierer, Manager at BearingPoint Experienced industry management and technology consultant at BearingPoint with focus on Industry 4.0 / IoT strategies and their technological implementation at manufacturing companies. Christoph is experienced in developing cost optimization strategies for production as well as in developing digital services to generate new revenue streams for manufacturing companies (e.g. predictive maintenance and quality applications). Another focus is on digital product twins to improve service quality and accelerate innovation cycles through machine data from the usage phase of production machines. Technologically, he is experienced in the use of Edge, Cloud, - Artificial Intelligence technologies. Prior to BearingPoint, Christoph worked for an international IT system integrator and carried out projects for manufacturing companies in the IIoT area. Prior to that, Christoph leds R&D projects in the field of microsystems technology with the goal of enabling new IoT solutions
Partner, EY Global Advisory Cyber Architecture, Engineering & Emerging Technology Leader/ Piotr is the Global Architecture Engineering & Emerging Technologies Security Leader. As the Global AEET Leader, he is responsible for Security Architecture, as well as security offering and capabilities of Emerging Technologies such as: OT/IoT, AI, RPA, Blockchain, Cloud, SAP, MS. Globally recognized leader in Critical Infrastructure security and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security, Piotr is the co-founder of the Operational Technology (OT) and Internet of Things (IoT) Team at EY. Co-author of a book regarding Critical Infrastructure and numerous publications regarding ICS/SCADA security published (e.g. Harvard Business Review). He participates in the creation of international OT/IoT and cybersecurity standards, supports various governments in critical infrastructure protection and has contributed to current regulations, methods and standards. Speaker at numerous conferences related to CI regulations. University Lecturer on Protection of Industrial Control Systems. Acts as Independent CI Expert in various initiatives globally.