Rethink! Smart Manufacturing Europe is the leading summit for production executives and plant managers to interactively discuss the future of smart factories, advanced production strategies, factory automation, organisational change, data management, predictive maintainance, robotics, cost reduction, lean & operational excellence, Industry 4.0, Workforce 4.0 and a lot of more.
The exchange with colleagues and the sharing of best practices from other companies are particularly important. At the last Rethink! Smart Manufacturing Europe Summit, Schaeffler’s CDO, Gerhard Baum, held an inspiring keynote about the company’s digital production roadmap.
About Gerhard Baum
Gerhard Baum studied aeronautical engineering and information technology at the University of Stuttgart. After his career at Mercedes-Benz and IBM, he joined the Schaeffler Group as Chief Digital Officer in 2015. Here he has since been responsible for worldwide digital transformation, digital business models, and optimizations. Gerhard Baum has been at the forefront of digital revolution in the German automotive industry ever since the early 1980s. Being an active driver of this transformation, he now leads Schaeffler towards a resilient and modern company offering smart products as well as data driven services.
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