Head of Business Development & Global Strategy, BigRep GmbH
Daniel Büning is Head of Global Strategy at BigRep GmbH. Under the name of NOWlab@BigRep, Jörg Petri and Daniel Büning are responsible for innovation in materials and applied research to develop cross-sector customized applications at the Berlin based tech start-up. Daniel received a Masters Degree in Architecture (with Distinction) from MSA Muenster School of Architecture, and completed a year in the M-Arch Program at PRATT Institute, NY. He worked as a Research Assistant at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Institute for Media and Design. Since 2012 Daniel is a Ph.D. Fellow at the University of the Arts Berlin, Department for Experimental and Digital Design.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Claus Emmelmann
CEO, LZN Laser Zentrum Nord GmbH
As an author of more than 400 national and international publications Prof. Emmelmann founded in 2009 the LZN Laser Zentrum Nord GmbH as a spin-off from the Hamburg University of Technology and is serving as its CEO since then. The LZN serves the industry by applying the newest research results in laser manufacturing technology to industrial applications.
Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Ritt
VP global marketing and communications, SLM Solutions
After running a Prototype shop and serving as QA-manager in production of midsize companies Stefan Ritt started to work as product manager in sales. Since 18 years he is one of the globally known faces in the AM industry and works as the global head of marketing and communications for SLM Solutions group.
Head of the Competence Center for Plant Equipment and Forming Technology, AUDI AG
In 1995, Jörg Spindler began his career in production planning for car body construction at AUDI AG in Ingolstadt. In 2001 he took up his first management position as Head of Project Management in Neckarsulm. In 2010, he was appointed head and site coordinator for the Neckarsulm Toolmaking Division. Since 2017, he has been the head of the Competence Center Plant Engineering and Forming Technology.