Senior Director Railway Infrastructure, Ramboll
Peter Aarkrog joined Ramboll in 1990 and has been project manager for several major railway projects, e.g., tendering, evaluation and contracting for the new driverless metro Cityringen (15 km / 17 stations) in Copenhagen and the new light rail system (28 km / 28 stations) just outside of Copenhagen.
CEO, ASC GmbH
Renate Bay has been CEO of ASC GmbH since November 2011. Prior to that, she worked for many years as Marketing Manager and Customer Service Manager at ASC and MWS Sensorik GmbH. In addition, Renate Bay has worked for Intel Corp. for many years - including as Market Development Manager. ASC GmbH is an owner-managed company specializing in the development and manufacture of innovative and high-quality sensor solutions. Especially in rail transport, ASC, in cooperation with its partners, will drive the development of sustainable Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) as part of the Digitization Strategy 4.0. ASC is a member of DMG, VDB and ifV Bahntechnik e.V., in which Renate Bay was appointed to the economic advisory board.
Director Global Technical Solutions, duagon - Business Unit Computing
Matthias Beer, electrical engineer, has many years of experience in project and product management in various railway projects. Today, as Director Global Technical Solutions, he is responsible for duagon's BU Computing.
Chief Data Scientist, KONUX
Thomas verfügt über ein fundiertes technisches Wissen und über mehr als 10 Jahre Erfahrung in der Entwicklung von optimierten KI-Systemen für die Eisenbahnbranche. Thomas leitete vor KONUX die Abteilung Data Management und Knowledge Discovery am Deutschen Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR).
CEO Customer Services, Siemens Mobility GmbH
Johannes Emmelheinz has been CEO Customer Services within Siemens Mobility since 2008. 100% system availability and digitalization in the areas of maintenance and operations are the priorities in order to achieve maximum customer satisfaction. Over the past years, he has held various service positions at Siemens worldwide, including countries like USA, Canada and Germany.
Co-founder & CTO, Headlight AI, Ltd.
I am one of the founders of Headlight AI where I am responsible for the technical development, as the chief technology officer (CTO) and lead a team of robotics engineers and deep learning scientists. Our multi-sensor cross-learning technology provides improved perception and is currently being used for infrastructure inspection and monitoring within the water and rail markets.
Head of Rolling Stock Technology, Deutsche Bahn AG
Dr. Tobias Fischer completed his Doctoral program at the Institute for Transport and Logistics Management at the Vienna Univerity of Economics and Business in 2008. Afterwards he was Depot Leader and representative principal for renewal of the Depot at S-Bahn Berlin until 2014. From 2014 to 2017 he was Head of Maintenance and Depot Leader at S-Bahn Berlin. Since 2017, Dr. Tobias Fischer is Head of Rolling Stock Technology at Deutsche Bahn AG.
CEO, SIUT GmbH
Vincent Genz studied Industrial Engineering / Civil Engineering until 2015 at the Berlin Institute of Technology. Beside the studies, university research began in 2012 on the material Lichtfaserbeton (fiber-optic concrete). With the foundation of SIUT GmbH in 2015, the commercialization of the material started. He acts as CEO at SIUT for Finance and Strategy.
Head of Customer Services Mobility Management, Siemens Mobility GmbH
Nadine Grüneberg has held various positions at Siemens Mobility in Germany, China and Australia since 2005. Since 2018, she has headed the Customer Services division of the Rail Automation division with the goal of 100% system availability.
Product Manager Hydraulic Systems, Liebherr-Transportation Systems GmbH & Co KG
Paul Hofbauer; Study of Industrial Engineering and Mechanical Engineering at Technical University of Graz. Various jobs in precision engineering and in the automotive industry. Since 2010 at Liebherr -Transportation Systems GmbH & Co KG as sales manager for hydraulic systems and since 2015 as head of product management for hydraulic applications.
Founder & CEO, abaut GmbH
Sebastian Kaluza is Founder & CEO of the company abaut. He studied Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering and currently Business Informatics. Part of his study time spent he at a business school in France. Before he founded abaut, he worked in a construction company and a trading company in the field of digitization.
Senior Project Manager, Verband der Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik e.V. (VDE)
Dr Klebsch is a physicist and engineer. For 20 years he worked as a developer, project leader and manager at Siemens in the field of mobile phones until he joined the VDE in 2006. On behalf of federal ministries, he leads consortium projects with systemic-technical backgrounds. Since 2017, he focusses on the assessment of climate-neutral alternatives to diesel multiple units.
Managing Director, VISCOPIC GmbH
Thomas Knauer-Arnold (30) is Co-Founder and Managing Director of VISCOPIC GmbH and project lead of 3D-Durchblick. He studied Electrical Engineering (M.Sc.) at the Technical University of Munich, Technology Management (Honors Degree) at the Center for Digital Technology and Management Munich and was Visiting Researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA.
Speaker of the Management (CEO), voestalpine BWG GmbH
Oliver Kraft worked for Dt. Bahn for 15 years, including as Board Member Production (2006-2010) and CEO of DB Netz AG (2010 - 2013). Afterwards he built up the House of Logistic and Mobility (HOLM), in which leading logistics companies and universities work on future projects. Since 2015 he has been Speaker of the Management (CEO) of voestalpine BWG GmbH.
Head of Information Security Identity & Access Management, Deutsche Bahn AG
Since 1.9.19 Oliver Krülle is Head of IS Identity & Access Management at DB AG. Previously, he was CIO of DB Vertrieb for 5 years where he migrated the applications of DB Sales to the cloud. In his 20 years of experience in IT management, he has been responsible for many digitalization milestones such as the online- and mobile ticket and the DB Navigator.
Strategy and concept for S-Bahn Berlin, DB Netz AG
Martina Löbe joined DB Netz AG in 2017, where she was responsible for the strategic planning of the S-Bahn Berlin operations centre. Prior to this, Ms Löbe worked for many years in the SPNV tendering business, both for public authorities, rail transport companies and vehicle manufacturers. She is co-founder of the network hub Women in Mobility Berlin.
CEO, FerRobotics Compliant Robot Technology GmbH
Dr. Ronald Naderer is CEO and Co-Founder of the FerRobotics Compliant Robot Technology GmbH. Technologically his core competences are innovative contact-sensitive robot systems, a visionary work model for robots. Ronald Naderers’ dedication is to make robots work intuitively so that they can mastermind irregular process flows safely and fast.
CEO, duisport agency GmbH
Peter Plewa studied business administration with a focus on marketing and financing. Since 2018, he has been Chief Executive Officer of duisport agency GmbH and previously held various management positions in the international logistics industry.
Senior Sales Manager, Kathrein Solutions GmbH
Günter Rössler is an Auto ID expert with almost 30 years of development experience solutions in automatic identification. His previous customer focus were in the environment of the automobile industry, transport and logistics companies as well as in the Manufacturing area settled. In 2017, Mr. Rössler took over at Kathrein Solutions GmbH the sales support of key account customers and partners in the areas of transport and logistics as well Manufacturing.
Vice President Business Excellence and Quality, Siemens Mobility GmbH
Dr. Stefan Siegler is heading the functions Quality, EHS and Project Management Excellence in Siemens Mobility and is Chairman of the International Rail Quality Board IRQB. Earlier he was managing director of a company in the Aerospace industry. Dr. Stefan Siegler obtained his PhD in mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen.
Sales Strategy Officer, Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Lara Söring joined Abellio, a leading public transit operator, in 2016 where is responsible for the strategic development of sales services and customer interaction processes. Her special focus lays on the transition of today’s sales processes into the digital future. Söring is a member of the Berlin hub of Women in Mobility, a cross-industry network in the mobility sector.
Chefberater - Programmanager Cloud@DB, DB Systel
After studying economics in Paderborn and working for Datev and Sandoz AG in Nürnberg, since 1996 he has worked for the IT subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, DB Systel. Takeover of various management positions and management of numerous major projects/programs. Since 12/2016 responsible for the migration of DB AG's business applications to the DB Enterprise Cloud.
Managing Director, Deutschland-Land der Ideen
Ute Weiland is the CEO of the initiative “Germany – Land of Ideas” since 2016. Before that she worked for the Alfred Herrhausen Society, the international forum of Deutsche Bank. Since 2004, Ute Weiland is a member of the Executive Board of the Urban Age conference series at the London School of Economics, and since 2010, a member of the Governing Board of LSE Cities.
CTO, SPITZKE SE
Dr. Martin Werner studied civil engineering and has been working in railway construction in leading positions for more than 15 years. Since 2014, he is CTO of SPITZKE SE and responsible for technical and operational units in Germany and abroad. Prior to this, he had been the Spokesman of the management board of DB Bahnbau Gruppe as well as Managing Director of Leonhard Weiss.
Project Officer Continuous Infrastructure Monitoring, DB Systemtechnik GmbH
Graduate Engineer (Dipl.-Ing. Univ.) in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Technical University Munich). PhD in Engineering (Doctor of Engineering) TU Berlin. Since 2000 at Deutsche Bahn Germany among other things as project leader for the R&D project ‘On-board monitoring of railway infrastructure using regular scheduled trains'.