Discussion Leaders

We have brought together digital leaders from top firms across the UK manufacturing industry to share their experience with digitalising systems and Industry 4.0 implementation.

Henrik von Scheel

Henrik von Scheel

Originator of Industry 4.0,

Russ McKay

Russ McKay

Watson IoT - European Tiger Team, IBM

Graham Cooper

Graham Cooper

Operations & Manufacturing Director, Agfa Graphics

Rashitha Jayasekara

Rashitha Jayasekara

Digital Manufacturing Manager, Rolls-Royce

Vaibhav Boricha

Vaibhav Boricha

Technical Planner, BMW (UK) Manufacturing Ltd

Annelie van Zyl

Annelie van Zyl

Digitalisation Specialist, BMW (UK) Manufacturing Ltd

Manisha Mistry

Manisha Mistry

Head of Digital Culture, Rolls-Royce

Peter Hall

Peter Hall

IT Delivery Lead - Global Factory Operations, AstraZeneca

Chris Beadle

Chris Beadle

Global Head of Manufacturing & Supply Chain IT, Jaguar Land Rover

Juan Villa Posada

Juan Villa Posada

Systems Integration Manager, SEM Ltd

Rob Taylor

Rob Taylor

General Manager, Pym & Wildsmith

Troy Barratt

Troy Barratt

Director, BAMUK Group

Martin Leeming

Martin Leeming

CEO, Trak-Rap

Stephen Barclay

Stephen Barclay

Business Information Manager, Tata Steel Europe

Ravi Gidoomal

Ravi Gidoomal

Director, EDGE Digital Manufacturing

Ted Mellor

Ted Mellor

Senior Account Manager, Sage

Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes

Regional VP UK & Ireland, Epicor

Carl Diver

Carl Diver

Academic Lead for Industry 4.0, Manchester Metropolitan University

Lee Ann Healy

Lee Ann Healy

Managing Partner, Optimum

Simon Williams

Simon Williams

Principal Pre-Sales Consultant, itelligence UK

Stephen Fox

Stephen Fox

Business Development Manager, Columbus Global

Sanna Randelius

Sanna Randelius

Technical Specialist - Asset & Operations Optimisation, IBM

Advisory Board

Dr Alexandra Brintrup

Dr Alexandra Brintrup

Lecturer in Digital Manufacturing, Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge

Suresh Daniels

Suresh Daniels

Data and Integration Architecture Director, Coats Plc

Eoin O'Sullivan

Eoin O'Sullivan

Director, Centre of Science, Technology & Innovation Policy, IfM Cambridge

James Smith

James Smith

Events Director, Hennik Research

Steven Barr

Steven Barr

Managing Director, EDGE Digital Manufacturing