Date: February 17, 2021
Time: 10:00am ET
Duration: 120 minutes
Cloudera, Accenture, Dell, Intel, and Microsoft have engaged to deliver frank conversations in solving Industry 4.0 challenges with the digital event “Industry 4.0 - Made Real”. Hear from industry leading experts in a panel style discussion on topics that challenge the success of Industry 4.0 scalability, ROI and success. Founded on the survey results from the Center of Automotive Research, this event is ideal for Line of Business leaders and IT professionals that are working to differentiate their business through the benefits of Industry 4.0.
Topics covered include:
Implications for Ignoring Industry 4.0 - Jamie Engesser, Cloudera SVP Cloudera
The Vision of Data - Brian Remmel, Microsoft GM US Manufacturing
Solving Industry 4.0 Challenges moderated by Maribel Lopez, Lopez Research
This panel discussion will focus on several top Industry 4.0 challenges through the lens of data and advanced analytics with regard to people, process and technology as seen through the eyes of the recent Center for Automotive Research Industry X.O survey
The 4-5 short, crisp vignettes will include the following industry experts:
- Darren Coil - Microsoft, Director Strategy Business Development, Automotive, Manufacturing, Operations and Emerging Tech
- Brian Irwin - Accenture, Managing Director, Automotive and Mobility Leader
- Dr. Florian Baumann - Dell, CTO - Automotive & AI
- Dr. Irene Petrick – Intel, Senior Director of Industrial Innovation
- Michael Ger - Cloudera, MD Manufacturing and Automotive
- Dominique Hollins – Cloudera, Director of Culture (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion)
- Dinesh Chandrasekhar - Cloudera, Director Product Marketing
Brought to you by:
Jamie Engesser, Sr. VP, Cloud, Machine Learning and Field – Cloudera
More than twenty years of professional experience in the software industry with multiple highly successful organizations. A proven track record of building highly effective teams. A key contributor to product direction, strategy, and growth of organizations. That spends significant time with customers to have significant impact on the bottom line of organizations based on those interactions.
Darren Coil, Director Strategy Business Development, Automotive, Manufacturing, Operations and Emerging Tech - Microsoft
Darren Coil brings a background in manufacturing operations, supply chain operations, hardware and systems design coupled with automation and controls. He has worked with multiple major companies from nearly every major manufacturing vertical, optimizing process, people and technology. Darren has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from OSU and a MBA from Arizona State. He started his career putting his studies to work during college at his family’s amusement ride manufacturing business. He ventured from there to work for Intel as an equipment development engineer and moving on to complex program management of Manufacturing operations and engineering. He honed his skills in the business segment as a VP, delivering manufacturing execution systems to the major market verticals.
Brian Irwin, Automotive and Industrial Leader – Accenture
Brian Irwin is a Managing Director and leads Accenture’s Automotive and Mobility practice across North America. Brian has over 25 years of experience serving Automotive and Industrial clients across North America, Europe and Asia, and focuses on helping companies capitalize on the opportunities that are being created by the digital disruption that is fueling innovation, new products and new services across the industry.
Brian has partnered with many of the leading automotive OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers, and many of the largest Industrial companies, helping these organizations across a broad range of topics including strategy and growth, as well as driving improvement in product development, quality, complexity reduction and large-scale cost transformation.
He is recognized as a thought leader in the industry and often speaks on disruptive technology and industry trends. Prior to his work in management consulting, Brian worked for General Motors.
Brian holds an MBA from the University of Western Ontario and a BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Dr. Florian Baumann, CTO (Specializing in Automotive & AI) - Dell
Dr. Florian Baumann joined Dell Technologies in 2019 as CTO for Unstructured Data Solutions. He brings industry-recognised expertise in Automotive and Artificial Intelligence to the position, and is a regular speaker at events and conferences. A leading authority on Machine Learning and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, Florian has published more than 20 studies on human action recognition and object tracking. Florian’s academic background is in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, leading to a PhD in Machine Learning applied to Scene Understanding in 2015 from the Leibniz University of Hannover.
Dr. Irene J. Petrick, Senior Director of Industrial Innovation in the Internet of Things Group - Intel
Dr. Irene J. Petrick joined Intel in 2015 and is Senior Director of Industrial Innovation in the Internet of Things Group. Irene focuses on emerging technology, social, and global trends and their combined impact on the industrial space. Her work highlights the industrial internet of things, edge computing, the transition to intelligent manufacturing and the needs of the future workforce, 3D printing and distributed manufacturing and the new business models that are enabled by intelligent manufacturing. Prior to joining Intel, Irene was a professor at Penn State and has been actively engaged with companies in their innovation and technology strategies for over 25 years, including work with twelve Fortune 100 companies, the U.S. military, and a wide variety of small to medium sized enterprises. Petrick is author or co-author on more than 200 publications and presentations.
Michael Ger, Managing Director - Manufacturing and Automotive - Cloudera
Michael Ger has over 25 years of experience working in industry and Information Technology strategy roles. He has deep cross-industry knowledge in product development, manufacturing, supply chain and customer experience related business processes. As General Manager of Manufacturing and Automotive Industries at Hortonworks, Mike is responsible for driving the solution vision and go-to-market strategies within each industry segment and works with industry leaders to drive next-generation business insights through Big Data Analytics. Prior to joining Cloudera (previously Hortonworks), Mike worked at Oracle for over 20 years as their Automotive Industry lead, at A.T. Kearney as an Automotive Management Consultant and at General Motors (Saturn Division) as a Product Engineer.
Dominique Hollins, Director, DE&I - Cloudera
Dominique is a business leader and social justice advocate with over 15 years of experience in technology and financial services, including business operations, product and program development, brand engagement, data analysis, partnerships, community development, small business advocacy, tech entrepreneurship and DEI planning and development.
Dominique leads with the belief that we are all created equally with diverse talents and capabilities waiting to be unleashed. In this spirit, she became the Founder and Connector-in-Chief of WĒ360, LLC., a DEI consulting firm. She is also the Co-Founder of Our Collective, a network of professionals dedicated to tech equity for Black and Latinx talent. She has been featured as a DEI thought-leader at conferences and events such as Fortune's Most Powerful Next Gen Summit, the Grace Hopper Conference, AfroTech, The Washington Post, Stanford University, Microsoft, Shoptalk, Out in Tech and more. Dominique studied Actuarial Science at Howard University prior to transferring to DePaul University where she completed her B.S. in Finance.
Dinesh Chandrasekhar, Product Marketing Director - Cloudera Data Flow - Cloudera
Dinesh Chandrasekhar is a technology evangelist, a thought leader and a seasoned product marketer with over 24+ years of industry experience. He has an impressive track record of taking new integration/mobile/IoT/Big Data products to market with a clear GTM strategy of pre-and-post launch activities. Dinesh has extensive experience working on enterprise software as well as SaaS products delivering sophisticated solutions for customers with complex architectures. As a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, he has been the champion for Digital Transformation at companies like Software AG, CA Technologies and IBM. Dinesh’s areas of expertise include IoT, Application/Data integration, BPM, Analytics, B2B, API management, Microservices, and Mobility. He is proficient in use cases across multiple industry verticals like retail, manufacturing, utilities, and healthcare. He is a prolific speaker, blogger, and a weekend coder. He currently works at Cloudera, managing their Data-in-Motion product line. He is fascinated by new technology trends including blockchain and deep learning. Dinesh holds an MBA degree from Santa Clara University and a Master’s degree in Computer Applications from the University of Madras.
Moderator: Maribel Lopez
Maribel is the founder of Lopez Research, a market research and strategy consulting firm. She's also the co-founder of the Emerging Technology Research Council, a community of business and technical leaders in Fortune 1000 companies focused on driving innovation and business value by leveraging emerging technologies. Currently her research includes technology topics such as mobility, cloud, IoT, and artificial intelligence. Her clients range from start-ups to global firms, including 10 of the Fortune 30.
Maribel is also the author of the John Wiley and Sons book "Right-time Experiences" a contributor to Forbes and host of the podcast Reimagine Hybrid Work. She’s currently researching and writing her next book on how to build successful employee and customer experiences in an age of distributed work.