Project Manager 3D Printing, Deutsche Bahn AG
Stefanie Brickwede is passionate about the introduction of 3D printing at Deutsche Bahn AG and responsible for the development and setting of the international network "Mobility goes Additive". The graduate economist started her career in the mobility sector in 1998 and worked in various project management and management positions.
Head of Product- and Project Management Fluid, Filtration Group GmbH
Christian Grajer joined MAHLE Industriefiltration in March 2012 as a project engineer in the PM automatic filter. Since April 2017 he has been responsible for product and project management fluid filtration at Filtration Group GmbH.
CEO, klarx GmbH
Matthias Handschuh is Co-Founder and CEO of klarx, an online platform for construction equipment rental that operates all over Germany. The former professional snowboard athlete studied economics in Innsbruck. He has 10 years of experience in e-commerce and digitalization.
CEO, CODESYS Group
Since 1994, CODESYS has established itself as the leading hardware-independent IEC 61131-3 automation software for developing and engineering controller applications. CODESYS-compatible controls can also be found in many construction machines, cranes, fork lift trucks and mining equipment.
General Manager Off-Highway Electronics Division, INTER CONTROL Hermann Köhler Elektrik GmbH & Co.KG
Alexander Holler studied Mechatronics and Industrial Engineering. At Baumüller Nürnberg GmbH he was responsible for the development, production and marketing of drive and control systems and later for the worldwide sales organization. Since 2010 he is in charge of the off-highway electronics division of INTER CONTROL.
Consulting Manager, SupplyOn AG
Arvid Holzwarth (MBA) is Manager Consulting at SupplyOn. He was a lecturer at universities in Reutlingen and Berlin for several years. After working in development and sales at Daimler, he was involved in digitization projects in the manufacturing industry at Accenture. Since 2008 he has been working for SupplyOn in project and account management as well as sales.
Head of Research & Development, GRAF-SYTECO GmbH & Co. KG
Rolf Isele studied physical technique and joined the company in 2017. He is manager of the R&D department. He is the expert for Functional Security as to European Standards at GRAF SYTECO GmbH & Co. KG, a manufacturer for control panels and control systems. Before he joined the company he was head of the construction department for a producer of constructional systems.
Managing Director, Kraemer Baumschinen GmbH
Theodor Käuper is Managing Director at Kraemer Baumaschinen in Germany. Following a degree in mechanical engineering Mr. Käuper played for more than 20 years a successful role in the Automotive Aftermarket and carried responsibility responsibility for various leadership positions at TÜV, Bosch, Hella, HGS and TecDoc. Since 2013 is Mr. Käuper responsible i.a. for the international Spare Parts.
COO, Proemion GmbH
ROBERT MICHAELIDES Jr. is the COO of Proemion GmbH, a leading Telematics solutions provider for the off-highway market. Prior to joining Proemion, Robert was working as Head of Operations for a subsidiary company of Delivery Hero SE. Robert holds a Master's degree in Physics from University College London (UCL) which he completed in 2010.
CEO, Rosenberger Telematics GmbH
Managing Director in various European industrial companies. Since 2011 co-owner and Managing Director of Rosenberger Telematics GmbH (formerly CEplus GmbH). Since 2015 strategic partnership with Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH & Co. KG.
Design Specialist Additive Manufacturing, Fraunhofer IGCV
Matthias Schmitt studied mechanical engineering at Karlsruher Institut for Technology. He works at Fraunhofer IGCV since 2017 and is responsible for the product developement and design for additive manufacturing. Beforehand he worked for Daimler and was in Singapore for MTU Friedrichshafen.
Head of Productmanagement, GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH
After studying mechanical engineering at the RWTH Aachen, Dr.-Ing. Felix Strassburger does his PhD at the Institute for Machine Elements and Machine Design of the RWTH in the field of hybridization of forklift trucks. Since 2013, he has been responsible for the research field off-highway drive technology at IME. Since 2017 he is head of product management at GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH.
Director R&D, Motorenfabrik Hatz
Dr.-Ing. Simon Thierfelder studied mechanical engineering at the technical university in munich and did his dissertation on the field of thermodynamics at the chair of combustion engines at the technical university in munich. After several positions at the Hatz company he is in charge for the R&D-department since november 2016.
CEO & Owner, Perpetual Mobile GmbH
Rodja Trappe studied computational visualistics in Koblenz and founded Perpetual Mobile GmbH near Münster in 2012. Besides app development for machine control for e.g. CLAAS and Adler work machines, he and his team have also been developing their own fully autonomous robot platform under the brand name "Zauberzeug" since 2013.
Vertriebsingenieur, GEFERTEC GmbH
Marcus Ortloff studierte Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen im Fachbereich Maschinenbau an der FH Starlsund. Bevor er 2016 als erster Vertriebsingeniuer zur GEFERTEC GmbH kam, war er in verschiednen Unternehmen im Bereich Marketing und Sales tätig.
CTO, ARADEX AG
The foundation of the company in 1989, after studying physics, was significantly motivated by the idea of making current research findings available for industrial applications. This claim is a cornerstone of ARADEX AG. As CTO, Mr. Vetter is significantly responsible for finding and evaluating technological solutions for electric drives.
Business Unit Manager Commercial Vehicles and Engines, Witzenmann GmbH
Wolfang Weinbrechts is leading the Commercial Vehicles & Engines Div. for sales and Engineering at Witzenmann. After finishing his studies of mechanical enginering at University of Karlsruhe he worked in different functions and positions within Witzenmann. Since 2006 he is responsible for the CV market worlwide within the Witzenmann Group.