In openBerlin (www.openberl.in) we initiate and execute co-innovation projects by bringing together customers and our partner ecosystem. Based on IoT solutions we are creating innovations and new ideas. Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing are omnipresent buzzwords. But what does a reliable, high-performance network solution actually look like and help you to create your own solutions? This and several use-cases for manufacturing is we demonstrate with the Smart Manufacturing showcase.
Limited to 27 places! Note: We will provide transportation from bcc to the Co-Innovation Center and back.
Alexandra Hils is Head of Innovation Germany at Cisco. She is responsible for the strategic direction of openBerlin's innovation activities. She has worked in the IT industry for 17 years, including Intel and Oracle. Alex studied Business Administration at the Technical University of Berlin.
Stephen Goodman is an Industrial Solutions Architect within Cisco’s Industry Solutions Group. He deals mainly with utility, transport and manufacturing customers across all of Cisco’s core architectures. He has been lead-architect on a number of key projects including Stations as a Service, Electrification SCADA systems and OT security for industrial customers.
Stephen has considerable experience in all areas of ICT and has managed the design, implementation and ongoing support of many infrastructure projects in both commercial and industrial environments.
What is the pop in your job? What drives you? What is your passion?
"Being able to share knowledge and experience and make a bit of a difference. We in Cisco live in an idealized world and if you go out to manufacturers and see real life challenges that need to be tackled with a digital approach, that’s inspiring. Customized challenges require customized solutions."