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FT-PTC Future of Industrial Innovation Global Series - New York

How manufacturers are adapting to compete

New York |
Speakers include:
James Heppelmann

James Heppelmann

PTC

Michael Porter

Michael Porter

Harvard Business School

Karen Norheim

Karen Norheim

American Crane Equipment & Corporation

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 11/07/2019 08:00:0011/07/2019 14:00:00trueFT-PTC Future of Industrial Innovation Global Series - New York 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.FT-PTC-Future-of-Industrial-Innovation-Global-Series---New-York-5ca4913db28d7efad2171a3f0e7f2f3cMM/DD/YYYY

Agenda - 7th Nov

  • 8:00am
    Guest arrival and networking breakfast

    Demo experience booths to interact with participants

  • 9:00am
    Opening remarks from the FT

    Michael Pooler, Industry Reporter, Financial Times

  • 9:10am
    Keynote: What is driving digital transformation in industrials?

    Dr Michael Porter, Professor, Harvard Business School
    James Heppelmann, President & CEO, PTC

  • 10:20am
    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?

    Karen Norheim, President & COO, American Crane & Equipment Corporation

    Roberto Silveira, Vice President - Global Technology & Engineering, Pfizer

    Venkat Atluri, Senior Partner, IoT, McKinsey & Company

    Bob Murphy, SVP - Connected Enterprise Consulting, Rockwell Automation

    Moderated by: Michael Pooler, Industry Reporter, Financial Times

  • 11:10am
    Morning break and demo experiences
  • 11:40am
    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.

    DP Prakash, Global Head of Innovation, Global Foundries

    Craig Bernero, SVP - Storage Product Engineering, Midrange & Entry Solutions, Dell EMC

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

  • 12:20pm
    FT & PTC fireside chat: A debate on the key takeaways from the event

    Michael Porter, Professor, Harvard Business School

    James Heppelmann, President & CEO, PTC

    Michael Pooler, Industry Reporter, Financial Times

  • 12:45pm
    Closing remarks from the FT

    Michael Pooler, Industry Reporter, Financial Times

  • 12:50pm
    Networking lunch and demo experiences

Speakers (9)

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.

Michael Porter

Michael Porter

Professor
Harvard Business School

Michael Porter is an economist, researcher, author, advisor, speaker and teacher. Throughout his career at Harvard Business School, he has brought economic theory and strategy concepts to bear on many of the most challenging problems facing corporations, economies and societies, including market competition and company strategy, economic development, political competition, the environment, and health care.
His approach is based on understanding the overall economics and structure of complex systems, in contrast to particular elements or parts. His extensive research is widely recognized in governments, corporations, NGOs, and academic circles around the globe. His research has received numerous awards, and he is the most cited scholar today in economics and business. While Michael Porter is at the core a scholar, his work has achieved remarkable acceptance by practitioners across multiple fields.

Karen Norheim

Karen Norheim

President & COO
American Crane Equipment & Corporation

Karen Norheim is passionate about all things manufacturing. As the 2nd generation coming into the leadership role for her family’s company, American Crane & Equipment Corporation, she has sought to solidify the “Founder’s Legacy” while putting her own stamp on the company culture. Ms Norheim’s company’s journey to their new mantra – Grit Matters: Perseverance, Heart & Integrity is the reboot of their vision, mission and values. Her role, as she puts it, is that of the gardener as she leads the successful day-to-day operations of American Crane, a 180-person manufacturing facility headquartered in Douglassville, Pennsylvania, into the future. American Crane is recognized as a leader in the design and manufacture of cranes, hoists and other material handling equipment.

Ms Norheim received a dual Bachelor of Science degree in both Marketing & International Business and International Studies from Pennsylvania State University, as well as a Master’s degree in Information Science and an MBA. The work that she has accomplished by mentoring others and promoting the industry has made her a leader in the manufacturing industry in Berks County and beyond. She is a true spokesperson for the great jobs and quality of life that the industry can provide, and she is also a dynamic force when it comes to the immense technology and innovation occurring in manufacturing at a rapid rate. She is an advocate for encouraging young people to consider a career in manufacturing – particularly women. She is a frequent speaker at local schools and professional organizations. 

Venkat  Atluri

Venkat Atluri

Senior Partner, IoT
McKinsey & Company

Venkat Atluri is a leading expert on technology and the Internet of Things (IoT): the vast and emerging opportunities created by the network connectivity of devices, systems, and people. He draws on this expertise to guide clients through the design and deployment of the systems that power network-based businesses.

Since joining McKinsey, in 2001, Mr Atluri has partnered with top executives in a broad range of industries to set strategy, improve sales and marketing approaches, and develop new products and services. He also builds new businesses and guides them to the IPO stage. Keenly interested in the future of technology, he has a special focus on cross-sector opportunities at the intersection of new technologies and existing business models. He also advises venture and private-equity investors, is a founding member of McKinsey’s New Ventures group, and leads McKinsey’s global IoT efforts.

Before joining McKinsey, Mr Atluri held global leadership positions in digital business. He also worked in product development and management in Japan and at General Electric and 3M in the United States.

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.

Roberto Silveira

Roberto Silveira

Vice President - Global Technology & Engineering
Pfizer

As Vice President, Global Technology & Engineering, Pfizer Global Supply, Roberto Silveira leads a scientific organization responsible for Pfizer’s capital plan and projects for Pfizer’s global manufacturing sites. His team oversees technical and engineering support for Pfizer Global Supply, including working with contract manufacturing organizations; managing technology transfers and technology life-cycle evolution, including second-generation process development and disruptive technology, all in line with Pfizer’s Purpose – Breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. His team also is responsible for Solid Oral Dose (SOD) and sterile injectable Phase III clinical supplies.

Mr Silveira is a Chemical Engineer with degrees from the Escola Politecnica, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and a Ph.D. in Fermentation Technology from the Engineering school at Hiroshima University in Japan.

DP  Prakash

DP Prakash

Global Head of Innovation
Global Foundries

DP Prakash is the Global Head of Innovation in the CIO office of Global Foundries with a focus on improving enterprise productivity through Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (VR) applications. His work includes industry-leading innovations that speed up documentation of standard operating procedures by 10 times, cut training time by half, reduce cognitive load in operations, deliver remote expert assistance, and redefine human-machine interface for digital twins powered by AI engines. In 2018, he and his team, in collaboration with USC, demonstrated for the first time the VR capability to visualize walking inside chips made with nanotechnology.

As Chief of Staff in 2017 to the current CEO of GlobalFoundries, Mr Prakash has experiences in all aspects of leading and managing an organization of thousands of technologists. Spanning Research, Development and Manufacturing leadership roles, he has numerous product yield ramp experiences gained through 17 years at IBM and 5 years at Global Foundries. Along with two Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards at IBM, he holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles, an MBA with honors from Jack Welch Management Institute, a certificate in Film Producing from UCLA School of Film & Television, a B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. 

In 2019, he also completed a certificate program on leading Innovation from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Craig Bernero

Craig Bernero

Senior Vice President for Storage Product Engineering
Dell EMC

Craig Bernero is the Senior Vice President for Storage Product Engineering, responsible for delivering Dell Technologies industry-leading Midrange and Entry Storage products which account for over ~$3.5B in annualized revenue. He has over 25 years of experience in high technology, the last 20 years being with Dell Technologies and previously EMC Corporation. His speciality has been in global scale operations, integration of acquired companies (Documentum, Greenplum, Pivotal Labs) and product innovation and delivery (Unity, CloudIQ, etc.). He has held global leadership roles in engineering, pre-sales, operations, business development, services (support, professional services, data scientists) and manufacturing.

Prior to Dell EMC, Mr Bernero started his career within the Advanced R&D group at GE Aircraft Engines as an Advanced Manufacturing Computer Integrated Engineer where he worked on the turbine design for the award-winning GE90 aircraft engine (known for fuel efficiency and power) and was indoctrinated into GE’s Lean Six Sigma techniques critical to Aircraft Engine quality. He then worked at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC) in a variety of service roles as the company transitioned from start-up to medium scale.

Mr Bernero earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Boston University where he was Dean Award recipient based on academic and voluntary contributions. He later pursued a Master of Science in Engineering Management and earned his MBA from Northeastern University with dual specialization in International Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship, graduating with top honors. He has been previously certified in Operating Systems (Linux, Solaris, AIX, Windows MCSE and MCT), Networking (Cisco CCNA, Brocade, etc.) and database (Oracle DB, SQL, Hadoop, NoSQL, etc.).

Bob Murphy

Bob Murphy

SVP - Connected Enterprise Consulting
Rockwell Automation

Bob Murphy is Senior Vice President, Connected Enterprise Consulting at Rockwell Automation. This organization, through proven capabilities and expertise and working closely with many functions across the company, helps them focus their enterprise efforts to partner with customers at the executive level to consult and guide them in their aspirations to become a connected enterprise. Prior to this role, Mr Murphy was responsible for overseeing the company’s Global Supply Chain, Quality & Continuous Improvement, Engineering Services and Manufacturing Operations. 

He has been with Rockwell Automation for over 39 years, starting his career with what was then the Allen-Bradley Company in 1979 as a production technician. His career progressed through a variety of multiple disciplines, businesses and locations across the company with roles in test engineering, manufacturing & systems engineering, product industrialization & development, and operations management. 

Mr Murphy was responsible for launching the company’s MES function in 2006 as an enabling force when he was tasked with optimizing the company’s global manufacturing footprint.  That led to an internal “Connected Enterprise” journey which has since become representative of what Rockwell Automation promotes externally to its customers. He meets frequently with leaders within the manufacturing industry to exchange lessons learned throughout the transformational journey to smart manufacturing and to share real-world experiences around what all-embracing its tenets can afford in the way of step-function improvements in quality, service and productivity.

He holds an associate of science degree in Electronics Engineering Technology from Stark State College in North Canton, Ohio.

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Michael Pooler

Michael Pooler

Industry Reporter
Financial Times

Michael Pooler is a reporter at the Financial Times, with a beat covering steel, engineering, general manufacturing and logistics. He joined the industry team in September 2015 after working on the World news desk for a year. Mr Pooler joined the FT in March 2014 under the Marjorie Deane Fellowship, reporting on companies and markets. Prior to that, he worked at a specialist financial publication covering infrastructure.

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