Professor, TU Kaiserslautern
Prof. Dr. Karsten Berns present research activities are realization of reliable, complex autonomous robotic system. The main application area is off-road robotics, in which autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicles like small trucks, excavators, harvesters, tractors, and rescue robots are under development.
Business Development Manager -Smart Construction-, Komatsu Europe International N.V.
Karsten Elles studied mine surveying in Bochum. After several years in international Tunneling with guidance systems he continued with road- and earthworks for 20 years. In 2015 he joined Komatsu Europe International. Intelligent Machine Control and now Smart Construction are his responsibilities within DACH.
CEO, Wacker Neuson SE
Since September 2017, Mr. Martin Lehner has taken on the role of CEO of Wacker Neuson SE. Mr. Lehner was previously Deputy CEO and CTO of the group responsible for research and development, procurement, production and quality. Before the merger between Wacker and Neuson (2007), Mr. Lehner was already a member of the executive board of Neuson Kramer Baumaschinen AG.
VP 5G Business Development, Telekom Deutschland GmbH
Herbert Schüttler is working for Deutsch Telekom since 1998 and has been performing various leading positions within the T-Systems and Telekom Deutschland. Since the end of 2017 he is the Vice President within Sales for Corporate Customers. Together with his team he is in charge of the 5G business development for corporate customers.
Senior Vice President, DEUTZ AG
Dr. Markus Schwaderlapp has been Senior Vice President of Research & Development at DEUTZ AG since January 2015, having previously held various positions at FEV GmbH in Aachen, most recently as Managing Director. He received his doctorate from RWTH Aachen University on the subject of "Development of low-emission combustion processes for natural gas engines".
CEO, Corrux GmbH
Laura is CEO at corrrux and manages operations and customer experience. She studied Mathematics and Philosophy, making her curious by nature. She is driving forward strategic alliances to strengthen the corrux network and productivity journey for end-users. Laura has been around asphalt and concrete all her life, coming from a family of general contractors and civil engineers.
Executive Vice President, Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH
Since 2012 Executive Vice President at Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH, the Sales and Service Partner for Caterpillar Equipment in Germany. Responsible for Finance and Product Support. Prior to this various positions at a European Manufacturer of Costruction Equipment, lastly as Managing Director.