Prof.Chen Xiangqun is PhD Tutor and Party Secretary of School of Software and Microelectronics, Peking University, Vice Director of Technical Committee on Education of China Computer Federation (CCF TCEDU), and Vice Chairman and Secretary General of Beijing Computer Federation. Prof. Chen is engaged in scientific research and teaching in the field of system software, software engineering, Smart phone application, and intelligent robot. She obtained her master’s degree in Computer Science and Technology from Peking University in 1986.
As Associate Vice President of Advantech’s Manufacturing , Jamie’s main responsibility is to manage the company’s manufacturing centers in Taipei and Kunshan. Leading the implementation of the Industry 4.0 initiative, they have created practical production innovations by integrating Advantech’s own IoT products with customized solutions, thereby transforming traditional processes into a more intelligent and digitized form of manufacturing. These innovations have been packaged into IoT solution-ready platform offerings, which continue to help customers and partners advance toward a more intelligent approach to manufacturing.
Having graduated from the University of Sydney, Australia, with double degrees in Mechatronics Engineering and Computer Science, Jamie also received an EMBA from the University of New South Wales. Previous work experience includes positions with GE Capital and Schlumberger in Sydney, Australia.
Michael Hackl is the General Manager of infoteam Software in Suzhou which is a high-technology software company for Industry 4.0 solutions. Meanwhile infoteam has a lot of partnerships with famous companies in China to bring a complete Industry 4.0 business solution to Chinese production companies according “Made in China 2025”. Mr. Hackl holds an MBA in General Management and a Bachelor in Software Engineering and Economy. Having rich practical experiences in areas as industrial & customs application software development; Telecommunications equipment; New energy projects; Automated warehouse solutions; Quality inspection supervision and Industrial Internet of Things as well as Big Data analysis.
Georg Stieler is the Managing Director of STM China. STM is a German consulting firm providing market insights and business development services for technology companies. Mr. Stieler started STM’s office in Shanghai in 2011. Together with his team, he supports suppliers and operators of robotics, sensors and CNC-systems in the region. He constitutes the base for STMs extensive knowledge about the Chinese automation industry and has become one of the leading independent experts in this field. In this function, Georg frequently lends his expertise to investors and startups from Europe, the US and China.
Mr.Stieler serves as a member of the Advisory Board of Motus Operandi, a softwarecompany for smart robotics motion from Hong Kong.
Mr.Stieler is frequently being quoted on the Industrial IoT by leading German and international publications (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Handelsblatt, Wirtschaftswoche, Robotics Business Review, OECD, etc.) and is a prominent speaker (e.g. Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), LiveWorx Boston, RoboBusiness Conference Silicon Valley, the German Engineering Federation(VDMA), the German Electrical and Electronical Manufacturers’ Association(ZVEI), TEDx Shanghai, etc.).
He studied business and economics at the University of Mannheim, Tongji University Shanghai and graduated with a B.A. in Corporate Management & Economics from Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen.
Timo Schneemann is Vice General Manager of ROI in China. His expertise covers all areas of operations improvement, and in 14 years of practice has repeatedly achieved productivity increases of 20% – 60%, lead time reduction of 40% – 80%, and increase of overall equipment effectiveness of 8% – 30%. His industry focusis automotive, electronics, and white goods. He is the lead designer of the ROI INDUSTRY 4.0 UPGRADING FRAMEWORK, a capability (and not technology) oriented approach to increase operations performance by adding Industry 4.0 type capabilities without the risk to optimize disconnected islands.
Mr.Schneemann is Dipl.-Ing(FH) Mechanical Engineering and studied in Cologne,Germany.
Lora Xie is the director of Industry Research Dept. in Ringier Trade Media Ltd. With her professional background in science and engineering, Ms. Xie worked as amanaging editor and associate managing editor for many industries in domesticor international large-scale media groups, with plenty experiences andknowledges about modern manufacturing, smart factory and industry 4.0.During her 11-year working in Ringier Trade Media, Ms. Xie created several high-quality tech magazines for different industries and had received popular acclaim. She is leading a strong team to provide industrial readers with the highest quality, valuable editorial contents and information. Ms. Xie owns a bachelor degree of Industrial Electrical Automation from Nanchang University inChina.