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Thursday, September 26 • 4:15pm - 4:50pm
Session IX: Leader’s Talk: Smart Factories: Connecting People, Processes and Machines

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The need for real-time data sharing on the shop floor is fueling the need for all the components of the manufacturing process to be ‘connected’. Furthermore, deployment of HMI – Human Machine Interface, Robotics and Wearables to add efficiency to the industrial processes are rapidly transforming the manufacturing landscape. In this session, we focus on how the connected factories will revolutionize the manufacturing ecosystem and help businesses enhance their ‘speed-to-market’.

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Srikanth Gopalakrishnan

SVP Intelligent Asset Management, SAP Digital Supply Chain
Currently managing the Asset Management space for SAP. This is where most of the digital transformation is happening for large industrial customers with the advent of IOT. Manage a portfolio that includes collaborative Asset management with the Asset Intelligence Network, Predictive... Read More →

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Alexander Klotz

VP, Head of Technical Center India, Continental Automotive Components India Pvt Ltd
Alexander Klotz is the head of Continental’s Technical Center India (TCI), the in-house R&D center of Continental Corporation. In this role, Klotz will be responsible for the growth of the center into a trusted partner augmenting Continental’s global R&D competence. In this regard... Read More →
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Hirren Turakhia

Sr. Vice President and Global Head, ERS Industrial, HCL Technologies
Hirren architected HCL Europe engineering business strategy across Industrial, Auto, Aero, Medical and Hi-Tech segments since 2012, most recently he heads HCL ERS business in Industrial sector (Power, Energy, Industrial Building Systems, Robotics, Process Automation, Heavy engineering... Read More →

Thursday September 26, 2019 4:15pm - 4:50pm PDT
Grand Ballroom