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FT-PTC Future of Industrial Innovation Global Series - London

How manufacturers are adapting to compete

London |
Speakers include:
Umay Saplakoglu

Umay Saplakoglu

GE Healthcare Life Sciences

James Heppelmann

James Heppelmann

PTC

John Rundle

John Rundle

Centrica

Overview

In its entire history, the manufacturing industry has always been taking on new innovative technologies and adapting to the changes that the technologies impose upon workforces and business models. From advanced robotics to Artificial Intelligence and IoT, manufacturing continues to be analysed and adapted to fit ever-changing digital expectations.

These digital expectations though, because they are continually changing, are constantly putting pressure on the labour force and increasing the challenge for manufacturing jobs. Senior stakeholders are trying to understand how best to update the skillsets of their workforce and how best to utilise them alongside digital systems and automation.

The​ FT-PTC Future of Industrial Innovation Global Series ​will convene leaders in R&D, design, production, operations, service and maintenance from a variety of manufacturing sectors such as automotive, consumer products and energy. Entitled ‘​How manufacturers are adapting to compete​’, each half-day forum will take attendees on a journey to explore the ever-complex ecosystem that manufacturers must navigate if they are to reach a status of digital maturity, encompassing a skilled and adaptable workforce, and a vision that is future-proof and competitive.

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fallback Add to my Calendar 12/03/2019 12:30:0012/03/2019 19:00:00falseFT-PTC Future of Industrial Innovation Global Series - LondonIn its entire history, the manufacturing industry has always been taking on new innovative technologies and adapting to the changes that the technologies impose upon workforces and business models. From advanced robotics to Artificial Intelligence and IoT, manufacturing continues to be analysed and adapted to fit ever-changing digital expectations.These digital expectations though, because they are continually changing, are constantly putting pressure on the labour force and increasing the challenge for manufacturing jobs. Senior stakeholders are trying to understand how best to update the skillsets of their workforce and how best to utilise them alongside digital systems and automation.The​ FT-PTC Future of Industrial Innovation Global Series ​will convene leaders in R&D, design, production, operations, service and maintenance from a variety of manufacturing sectors such as automotive, consumer products and energy. Entitled ‘​How manufacturers are adapting to compete​’, each half-day forum will take attendees on a journey to explore the ever-complex ecosystem that manufacturers must navigate if they are to reach a status of digital maturity, encompassing a skilled and adaptable workforce, and a vision that is future-proof and competitive.FT-PTC-Future-of-Industrial-Innovation-Global-Series---London8deb0cfd53ee13df482ea5575fc60402MM/DD/YYYY

Agenda - 3rd Dec

  • 12:30pm
    Guest arrival and networking buffet lunch

    Demo experience booths to interact with participants

  • 1:30pm
    Opening remarks from the FT

    Peter Campbell, Global Motor Industry Correspondent, Financial Times

  • 1:35pm
    Opening outlook: An economic analysis of industrial production

    Martin Sandbu, Economics Lead Writer, FT

  • 1:55pm
    Keynote insight: What is driving digital transformation in industrials?

    James Heppelmann, President & CEO, PTC

  • 2:55pm
    Afternoon break and demo experiences
  • 3:25pm
    Panel: A new manufacturing ecosystem: How to innovate during turbulent times
    • What are the main challenges manufacturing companies across industries face in their digital transformation?
    • What are the performance improvements or financial benefits companies achieve from these digital investments?
    • How will the nature of human work change with digital innovation? What skills and roles have become critical?
    • What are the key strategic choices in developing an ecosystem that enables industrial innovation?
    • How can manufacturers draw tech-savvy talent away from technology conglomerates?

    Umay Saplakoglu, Chief Digital Officer, GE Healthcare Life Sciences

    Wim Gysegom, Partner, McKinsey & Company

    John Rundle, Group Head of Quality Assurance, Centrica

    Moderated by Peter Campbell, Global Motor Industry Correspondent, Financial Times

  • 4:10pm
    Success stories: The Business Impact of Industrial Innovation

    This session will showcase 2 individual case studies through separate interviews. They will each explore how industrial companies have leveraged digital technologies to enable new business models, gain process efficiencies, advance workforce productivity, and drive service innovation.

    Rodrigo Dauster, Senior Director - Digital Business Transformation, Carlsberg

    Paul BergströmExecutive Vice President of Global Service, Elekta

    Moderated by: Craig Melrose, Executive Vice President - Digital Transformation Solutions, PTC

  • 4:50pm
    Industry spotlight: Harnessing digital technologies to transform the UK’s built environment

    Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director, Centre for Digital Built Britain

  • 5:15pm
    FT & PTC fireside chat: A debate on the key takeaways from the event

    James Heppelmann, President & CEO, PTC

    Peter Campbell, Global Motor Industry Correspondent, Financial Times

  • 5:30pm
    Closing remarks from the FT

    Peter Campbell, Global Motor Industry Correspondent, Financial Times

  • 5:40pm
    Networking drinks and demo experiences

Speakers (9)

Umay Saplakoglu

Umay Saplakoglu

Chief Digital Officer
GE Healthcare Life Sciences

Umay Saplakoglu is a pioneer in the design and delivery of innovative technology change management programs. The current state of biotech is a perfect fit for her passion in facilitating transformations. With a PhD in biology and postdoctoral studies in Advanced Biology and Medicine, she has the foundations of a scientist and the acumen of a business and technology leader. During her more than twenty years of exploration in science and technology, she has held in posts in North America, Europe, the Near East and the Far East.

Learning opportunities are one of the key areas that Ms Saplakoglu likes to develop. She has led teams in creating new processes and in fostering talent. For four years, from 2013 to 2017, she served as leader of Fast Trak, the solution that helps pharma companies speed up processes and bring therapies to market in concert with training sessions. This offering grew under her leadership and continues to help customers in the US, Europe, India, China and South Korea.

Ms Saplakoglu has been in the role of Chief Digital Officer since October 2019. Her mission is to lead the bioprocess business into new possibilities. The start of her career was with Amersham Biosciences in 2002 as a scientific support specialist.

James Heppelmann

James Heppelmann

President and Chief Executive Officer
PTC

James (Jim) Heppelmann is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PTC, responsible for driving the company’s global business strategy and operations. During Mr. Heppelmann’s leadership tenure, PTC has assembled the industry’s leading industrial innovation platform and field-proven solutions and services that enable companies to design, manufacture, operate, and service things for a smart, connected world. He also serves on PTC’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Heppelmann has emerged as a driver and thought leader in industrial innovation. Together with Harvard Professor Michael E. Porter, he has co-authored three highly influential articles regarding the transformational impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on business, including the November 2014 Harvard Business Review cover story ‘How Smart, Connected Products are Transforming Competition,’ and the companion ‘How Smart, Connected Products are Transforming Companies,’ published in the October 2015 Harvard Business Review. Their third Harvard Business Review collaboration, published in November 2017, ‘A Manager’s Guide to Augmented Reality,’ is a collection of articles that define why every organization needs an Augmented Realty (AR) strategy.

Mr. Heppelmann was named one of ‘7 IoT Leaders to Watch in 2017’ by Hewlett Packard Enterprise and has previously been recognized as ‘IoT CEO of the Year’ by PostScapes, ‘Technology CEO of the Year’ by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, and received the ‘CAD Society Leadership Award’ for his work with the Internet of Things. A dynamic speaker, Mr. Heppelmann has been featured as a keynote presenter at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) events on topics such as ‘How Smart, Connected Products Are Redefining Manufacturing’ and was a featured speaker on ‘the role of digitization in America’s advanced industries’ at the Brookings Institution. He has been published and quoted in numerous global business and trade media, including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Bloomberg Businessweek.

Mr. Heppelmann is a member of the board of directors at SENSATA, a world leader in automotive and industrial sensors and controls, and was recently elected to the MassTLC (Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council) Board of Trustees. He also serves as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board at the University of Minnesota College of Science & Engineering, and has been recognized as one of the ‘Top 100 CEO Leaders in STEM’ by the STEMconnector organization.

Experience
Prior to his appointment as CEO in 2010, Mr. Heppelmann served as PTC’s president and chief operating officer, responsible for managing the operating business units of the company including R&D, marketing, sales, and services. From 2001 to 2009, he served as PTC’s chief technology officer, driving the company’s product vision and strategy, product development, and product marketing and management.

Mr. Heppelmann joined PTC in 1998 when the company acquired Windchill Technology, a Minnesota-based company that he co-founded and served as its chief technology officer. Before co-founding Windchill Technology, Mr. Heppelmann served as chief technology officer at Metaphase Technology.

Education
Mr. Heppelmann attended University of Minnesota, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with an emphasis on computer-aided design.

John Rundle

John Rundle

Group Head of Quality Assurance
Centrica

John Rundle is the Group Head of Quality Assurance for the Centrica group based in Windsor. He joined Centrica in 2017 bringing over 30 years of experience in global supply chain management, manufacturing and quality from major household names such as Nokia, BlackBerry, Dyson and General Electric.

Currently working within the Technology, Engineering and Innovation teams, Mr Rundle is leading a culture shift in response to changing energy sector requirements, complex supply chains and customer demands. His early career started with a curiosity and passion for manufacturing and process. He was always taking things apart and wondering ‘how did they do that’? Technology and technology integration to product were his career drivers with significant contribution to the successful development and launch of flagship products in consumer markets.

Real success, he believes, lies in people and enablement allowing innovation and growth. During his Telecom’s years from 1998 – 2013 he worked extensively across South East Asia and the Americas leading teams, suppliers and manufacturers through change and notable performance improvement.

After being nominated by Nokia and BlackBerry for significant contribution to business and culture, Mr Rundle then went on to join James Dyson in Wiltshire and GE Aviation in Hampshire to manage their cross-business supply chain challenges.

Outside of his professional career, John is a coach at the Reading Rowing Club working with an excellent team of volunteers to support Juniors getting on the water and enjoying a great, competitive sport.

Alexandra Bolton

Alexandra Bolton

Executive Director
Centre for Digital Built Britain

Alexandra Bolton has been CDBB's Executive Director since the Centre came to Cambridge in August 2017. Most recently, she has held roles within the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. Previously, she has worked in industry and the City, including as an oil trader for a world-leading commodities house, and as a chemical engineer for one of the oil majors. She holds degrees in both Chemical Engineering and Law.

Rodrigo  Dauster

Rodrigo Dauster

Senior Director - Digital Business Transformation
Carlsberg

Rodrigo Dauster’s role is to assess and recommend how Carlsberg can best leverage digital technologies to improve business performance. Since joining Carlsberg, he has focussed on designing and developing digital solutions’ overall equipment effectiveness (with a growing emphasis on advanced analytics) for filling and packaging to increase operator autonomy.

Mr Dauster has an entrepreneurial spirit and a corporate mindset. He has over 25 years' experience in digital technologies at start-ups (MyShowcase, VisualDNA, Gekko, vielife) and strategic consultancies (Booz Allen, Agency.com, KPMG/Metrius).

Before joining Carlsberg, he co-founded and scaled-up MyShowcase.com, an award-winning multi-brand, multi-channel beauty e-commerce platform that received several innovation and achievement awards, including being voted the #2 best online beauty retailer in 2014 by The Independent, listed in The Sunday Times' Top 15 Start-Up Fast Track 2015 and winning the 2016 Excellence ("best company") Award from the UK Direct Sales Association.

Mr Dauster holds an MSc in Artificial Intelligence from Brown University in the US and an MBA degree in Business Marketing from INSEAD in France.

Wim Gysegom

Wim Gysegom

Partner, Leader UK Manufacturing Practice
‎McKinsey & Company

Wim Gysegom is a Partner in McKinsey’s London Office where he leads the UK manufacturing practice. He is also the global leader for the Asset Productivity service line and he co-leads the Manufacturing Advanced Analytics work in Europe.
Mr Gysegom brings extensive experience in large-scale manufacturing transformations at chemical and basic materials clients around the globe. He works to improve client performance, with a specific focus on capability building and managing change.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Mr Gysegom worked for Toyota in the supplier production management and development department where he implemented the ‘Toyota Production System’ at their supplier base.

Paul Bergström

Paul Bergström

Executive Vice President of Global Service
Elekta

Paul Bergström serves as the Executive Vice President of Global Service for Elekta, and is part of the executive management team. Elekta’s installed base is spread out on 160 countries, and the service portfolio covers field service, customer support and support centers, education and training, as well as the predictive and remote support. The accountabilities include leading the global organization to be at the forefront of customer experience, both in operational aspects as well as driving sales and revenue.

He is transforming service towards a data-driven organization with a practical use of predictive AI modules as well as multiple patents filed for its service portfolio. Elekta recently won the STAR award from the Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) in the category of field service, where the predictive maintenance solution powered by Elekta IntelliMax, is one of the drivers for the recognition.

Prior to joining Elekta, Mr Bergström was the general manager for the telecom solutions provider Ericsson in Hong Kong. His career spans from positions in the Americas, Europe & Middle East, and Asia. Before leaving for Hong Kong, he was Vice President of Strategy and Marketing for Ericsson’s Global Services organization, with the key focus on driving change. Elekta is a leading innovator of equipment and software used to improve, prolong and save the lives of people with cancer and brain disorders. The advanced, effective solutions are created in collaboration with customers, and more than 6,000 hospitals worldwide rely on Elekta technology.

The treatment solutions and oncology informatics portfolios are designed to enhance the delivery of radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, and to drive cost efficiency in clinical workflows. Elekta employs 3,700 people around the world. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Elekta is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm.

Craig  Melrose

Craig Melrose

Executive Vice President, Digital Transformation Solutions
PTC

Craig Melrose is the Executive Vice President of Digital Transformation Solutions at PTC. In this role, Craig works to build customer-facing, (operationally transformative) solutions that incorporate PTC’s industry-leading CAD, PLM, IoT, and AR technologies. His responsibilities include liaising directly with the customers to develop, scale, and roll out tailored industry 4.0 programs based on their unique operational excellence goals and needs.

Prior to joining PTC, Craig served as a Partner at McKinsey & Company for over 20 years, leading numerous operations and digital transformation initiatives, working directly with customers to understand their challenges, and identifying both tactical and strategic solutions globally and across dozens of industries. Throughout his career, he has helped companies dramatically enhance their factory automation strategies, including Toyota Motor Manufacturing, where for five years prior to joining McKinsey, he led the improvement of the Toyota Production System and Toyota’s operating performance through the introduction of new products across North America.

Craig earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky.

Martin Sandbu

Martin Sandbu

European Economics Commentator
Financial Times

Martin Sandbu has been writing about economics for the FT since 2009, when he joined the paper as Economics Leader Writer. He now writes the FT's Free Lunch. Before joining the FT, he worked in academia and policy consulting. He has taught and carried out research at Harvard, Columbia and the Wharton School, and has advised governments and NGOs on natural resources and economic development. He is the author of two books, one on business ethics and one on the eurozone, and has degrees from Oxford and Harvard.

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Peter  Campbell

Peter Campbell

Global Motor Industry Correspondent
Financial Times

Peter Campbell is the Financial Times’ Global Motor Industry Correspondent, based in London but with a global remit. He leads the FT’s coverage of the industry, online and in print, and works with a team of local correspondents around the world to cover the major car makers, industry trends and technological breakthroughs. Prior to this, Peter covered technology and UK company news for the FT, and has previously covered energy, media, telecoms, technology, industry and tax. He was named Young Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards for 2014. Peter holds a BA in Politics from the University of York. Follow Peter on Twitter @Petercampbell1

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