Group Leader Additive Manufacturing, Fraunhofer IFAM
Claus Aumund-Kopp started working for Fraunhofer IFAM in 2005 and has more than 20 years of experience in product development and material processes – especially in AM.
Presently, he is responsible for the development of new processes and materials for Laser Beam Melting and Binder Jetting as well as for analyses of powder behaviour and quality for those processes.
Head of Additive Manufacturing, University of Bayreuth - Institute of Environmental Production Engineering
Mr. Christian Bay studied Energy Science and Technology at the University of Kempten and the University of Bayreuth. In 2016 he founded the department "Additive Manufacturing" at the Chair of Environmentally Friendly Production Technology. In 2017 he was appointed to the academic council for the strategic further development of the topic of additive manufacturing at the University of Bayreuth.
Head of Business Development, trinckle 3D GmbH
Dr. Ole Bröker is responsible for marketing and business development at trinckle. He studied business administration in Germany and Sweden, received his PhD in B2B Marketing at the University of Münster before joining the young trinckle team in 2014.
Direct Sales Manager, 3D Systems GmbH
Frank Cremer finished the business school and commercial graduation. His focus was all time international sales management activities in various companies like Thyssen, EniChem and DSM. Since 1998-today – 3D Systems as Regional Sales Director DACH, Channel Manager, Sales Manager. Between 2015-2016 at Kegelmann Manufacturing GmbH as Managing Director.
Technical Director, Mobility goes Additive e.V.
Arvid Eirich has been a member of the Deutsche Bahn (DB) Group since 2013 and has participated in various innovation projects. Since DB took its first steps towards 3D printing, he has been a member of the corporate project "3D Printing at DB". In this project he co-built the international network "Mobility goes Additive" and took over the technical direction.
Member of the Board, Bionic Production AG
Dr.-Ing. Grund studied industrial engineering at the TU Kaiserslautern and the TEC de Monterrey in Guadalajara. While working for Bain & Company for nine years, she earned her doctorate at the Institute for Laser and Systems Engineering at the TU Hamburg-Harburg on the implementation of coating additive manufacturing processes.
Maanging Director, innos - Sperlich GmbH
As Managing Partner of innos-Sperlich GmbH, André Kaufung is motivated and responsible for several associations such as the BMWi Lightweighting Initiative or the OEM network CharIN, as well as other digitalization projects; all with a high level of interaction with additive manufacturing. He connects partner from industry, politics and research to pave the way for innovation.
CSO, Bionic Production AG
Lars Langhans has 17 years of professional experience as an engineer and in leading positions in the aerospace, mechanical engineering and automotive industries. Since 2017, he has been responsible for sales at Bionic Production AG as CSO.
Business Development Manager, Rösler Oberflächentechnik GmbH
Diplom Information Systems Engineer. Starting with founding my first own company, over working for the IT Strategy of Siemens, through family owned businesses, I have always put my focus on digital transformation and entrepreneurship.
Application Consulting Additive Manufacturing, TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH
Bastian Leutenecker-Twelsiek has been responsible for consulting in the AM division of TRUMPF since 2017. He expanded his expertise during his dissertation at ETH Zurich. The title of his thesis is "Additive Manufacturing in industrial series production: component identification and design". Every day he deals with the topic Design for AM.
Product Manager Simufact Additive, simufact engineering GmbH
After his studies at the Technical University of Clausthal, Dr. Mehmert received his doctorate in numerical welding simulation. He has more than 10 years of experience in engineering analysis services, especially in the aerospace industry. Since 2015 he is Product Manager for Additive Manufacturing at Simufact.
Head of Department, Fraunhofer IGCV
Georg Schlick is responsible for the topics "direct metallic additive manufacturing" and "quality and technical cleanliness" at the Fraunhofer IGCV in Augsburg. In the field of additive manufacturing, the IGCV deals with multi-material processing, special alloys, functional integration, powder characterization and technology strategy consulting.
Manager Sales, voxeljet AG
Matthias Steinbusch (born 1988) is Manager Sales EMEA and responsible for the sales of the printing systems as well as the management of the Sales Team EMEA. He joined voxeljet AG as Customer Service in 2013. In 2014, he moved to operative system sales. In 2017, Matthias Steinbusch assumed responsibility for strategic sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
European Sales Manager, SPEE3D
Thorsten Stroh is European Sales Manager at SPEE3D, a high-speed 3D metal printing company based in Melbourne, Australia. He worked in farious companies in Sales and started his career at Robert Bosch GmbH.
Innovation Manager, voestalpine Edelstahl Deutschland GmbH
Alexander Taube works as Innovation Manager at vaED GmbH since mid-2018. His core tasks are identification and implementation of new technologies, products and processes according to the company strategy. As a research assistant at the DMRC, he has focused on material characterization of additive manufactured components.