05 May

Catriona Booth

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Catríona is a chartered engineer and winner of The Manufacturer’s Young Manufacturer of the Year award 2021. Catríona spent nearly 7 years in manufacturing in the automotive industry working in new product introduction and manufacturing programme management delivering new vehicles into mass production at Jaguar Land Rover. Now a…

11 Apr

David Forrest

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David started at Nissan in 1992 as a trainee maintenance technician and following completion of an engineering degree worked as a production engineer. From 2001 he led the introduction of 3D CAD systems to NMUK and became the CAD/CAE subject matter expert, managing the PLM tools for engineering…

24 May

Beth Smith

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Beth Smith is a programme manager with over 20 years of engineering experience in the Defence industry.  She has worked across all phases of the engineering lifecycle with a particular emphasis on software and systems engineering.  Beth is keen to benefit from the insights provided by data and…

11 Apr

Rashitha Jayasekara

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Rash is a senior leader with extensive experience in digital transformation and Industry 4.0 (Digital Manufacturing/Smart Manufacturing). He works with all levels of the organisation on digital strategy and business transformation. His goal is to inspire and lead high performing teams for a better future. Throughout his career,…

11 Apr

Suranjan Ghosh

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Operational lead for a division, consisting of 2 distinct global business units with 4000 people, with 35 manufacturing sites globally delivering £ 500m revenue. Divisional executive responsible for Operations, procurement, continuous improvement and capital spend.

11 Apr

David Wheatley

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David has over 20 years' experience driving organisational change and leading large teams for Leonardo, across Europe, in operational, supply chain and engineering business functions. In 2018 his focus shifted towards digital transformation, leading the company DevOps department, charged with building web applications to deliver internal operational efficiencies and…

03 May

Jake Green

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Jake has been a mechanical engineer for 10+ years working within the automotive and aerospace industries. His role at Avica Aerospace Ltd is Head of Engineering which he has been doing for about 6 months and he is a chartered engineer as part of the IMeche. He has…

01 Apr

Ondrej Polak

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Ondrej Polak is a senior leader within the field of digital manufacturing transformation. His key experience is within design and implementation of a long term strategic digital transformation programs which ultimately lead to the world class operational excellence performance. In his current role, as a Process Development Manager,…

13 May

Maddie Walker

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Maddie is the Managing Director of the UK & Ireland Industry X service which uses breakthrough technologies to reinvent products and services from design and engineering to manufacturing and support, accelerating operational efficiency and enterprise-wide growth. Maddie is passionate about delivering enduring change and business value for our…

09 Jun

Richard van der Meulen

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Richard, Vice President Solution Consulting, is passionate about helping organizations with complex Supply Chain challenges with a focus on global Trade and Logistics. Over the last 20 years Richard has worked with leading organization in both the manufacturing and retail industries supporting cloud based digital transformations. Richard holds…

07 Jun

Jason Burton

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Jason is a passionate advocate for technology-enabled business transformation. With a wealth of experience, gained over 20 years at Microsoft, Gartner and, now, Blue Prism, Jason is proud and energised to be working with some of the world’s leading manufacturing companies - helping to create business value through…

07 Jun

Tom Moran

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Tom Moran is the Senior Lead Technology Strategist, EMEA at Lumen. Helping companies drive sustainable change with technology, innovation, and cultural transformation. Through his 20+ year career Tom has received several patents and industry awards. He is also active in multiple industry organisations including: GeSI, techUK, the SDIA…

06 Jun

Jennifer Belissent

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Jennifer Belissent recently joined Snowflake as Principal Data Strategist. Jennifer spent the past 12 years at Forrester Research as an internationally recognized expert in data sharing and the data economy, data leadership and literacy, and best practices in building world-class data organizations. Jennifer is widely published and a…

30 May

John Robinson

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John is currently a Strategic Client Advisor within SAP’s global manufacturing and Industry 4.0 team. Prior to joining SAP in June 2019, John’s career included global roles at EY, Atos and Schneider Electric (Wonderware) as well as roles in manufacturing and manufacturing automation. These roles involved work with EY and…

30 May

Ashutosh Apte

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Ashutosh brings over 20 years of professional experience including last 15 years at SAP, spanning Value Advisory, IT Consulting and Business Development profiles. Ashutosh has extensive expertise in building technology led transformational roadmaps and business cases by working collaboratively with customers and partners. Ashutosh is also responsible to drive…

25 May

Vikram Singla

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Vikram is digital transformation director at Oracle. He helps supply chain and finance business leaders leverage technology to deliver meaningful business outcomes for their organisations. He also serves on the board of CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport) – UK and is an advisory board member at…

25 May

Graham Malley

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Graham Malley, has an extensive background working within industrial companies delivering large complex Engineering and IT programmes covering all phases of the product lifecycle. Following 20 years working in the aerospace sector, Graham joined Accenture in 2011 working within their Industry X practice.  In 2017, he was asked…

24 May

Steve Edmonds

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Steve Edmonds is a Manager, Sales Engineering at 8x8 where he leads a team of experts dedicated to designing modern cloud communication solutions for large enterprises. Steve applies his 25+ years of engineering, professional services and solutions consulting experience gained at Aspect Communications, Verint Systems, Avaya and Vodafone…

20 May

Matt Birtwistle

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Matt gained his initial exposure to the manufacturing sector working as an auditor of heavy engineering companies back in the late '80s. By the mid-nineties he moved across to the world of ERP firstly with JD Edwards and then in 2002 Microsoft Dynamics. He has almost 30 years…

21 Jun

Rob Watson

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Rob Watson has led digital transformation at a number of UK household names such as Bensons for Beds, Hotter Shoes, The Fragrance Shop and American Golf. Understanding who our customers are, what their unique needs are, aligning to brand values, ensuring consistency across channels, delivering flawless service and…