Stefanie Brickwede is passionate about the introduction of 3D printing at Deutsche Bahn AG and responsible for the development and setting of the international network "Mobility goes Additive". The graduate economist started her career in the mobility sector in 1998 and worked in various project management and management positions.
Dr. Ole Bröker
Marketing and Business Development, trinckle 3D GmbH
Dr. Ole Bröker is responsible for Marketing and Business Development at trinckle. He studied Business Administration in Münster and Lund, Sweden. From 2010 to 2014 he did his PhD in Industrial Marketing at the Marketing Center Münster. Since 2014 he works for trinckle and is concentrated on the market roll-out of trinckle’s business software solutions and the identification of innovative AM business models.
CEO, Robert Hofmann GmbH
Since 2014 Jens Henzler has been Managing Director of Robert Hofmann GmbH. He has been dealing with 3D printing for more than 15 years. In addition, his focus lies on the aerospace sector, where he has been active for over 22 years. He worked as product manager at Aerodata GmbH and was engaged in research at the Technical University of Braunschweig.
Byron Kennedy is a serial entrepreneur, having cofounded the first spin-off company from Charles Darwin University before exiting to NYSE listed company Regal Beloit (Fasco). Product successes have included world record solar cars, innovative electric motors, electric bicycles, pool pumps and more. He is a currently cofounder and CEO of SPEE3D, a high speed metal 3D printing company.
CFO/CSO, FIT AG
Graduated from St. Gall University with a MBA degree and joined United Technologies Carrier Corp. in 1989. In 1996, he joined the LTG Group as CEO. LTG Executive Chairman in 2003. Went into the solar industry in 2008, first as CEO of Ralos New Energies AG, then as CFO of solarhybrid AG. Joined FIT Group in April 2014 as CFO. Assumed responsibility as EVP Sales in April 2016.
Sales Director, HEFTER Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG
Mr. Dieter Leikermoser has been working at HEFTER Maschinenbau for more than 25 years. From 2008 to 2014, he was responsible for the implementation of customer projects in the B2B area as design manager and established an AM machine for E&K support in 2010. For 3 years he has been responsible for the sales orientation of HEFTER Maschinenbau.
COO, Bionic Production GmbH
Klaus Mueller has about 28 years of experience as a senior executive in several aerospace firms (such as MTU Aero Engines, Lufthansa Technik) and actively managing several multimillion projects during his tenure. To date Klaus Mueller is CCO of Bionic Production GmbH and CEO of KMue Consult. He is cooperating as Senior adivisory for ICF International and the Laserzentrum Nord, the leading Additive Manufacturing institute in Germany.
Dr.-Ing. Maximilian Munsch
Managing Partner, Ampower GmbH & Co. KG
Since 2007, Maximilian Munsch is a professional user of Additive Manufacturing. After finishing his dissertation in 2012, he acquired extensive hands-on experience with metal powder bed based Laser and Electron Beam Melting processes in industry. His focus is on the full Additive Manufacturing process chain required for industrial production.
Dr. Bernd Pachaly
Head of Project 3D Printing, Wacker Chemie AG
After studying chemistry at the Technical University of Berlin and the University of Wisconsin, he joined Wacker Chemie AG in 1985. Various positions in research, process development and several years as Business Unit Manager for silicone elastomers. Since 2014 head of the project ACEO® - 3D Printing with Silicones.
Innovation Manager Emerging Technologies & Concepts, Airbus Operations GmbH
Peter Pirklbauer was appointed Manager in the Emerging Technology and Concepts Group at Airbus Operations in Hamburg in 2012. In this role, Peter has the mission to capture and mature game-changing technologies, processes and business models for future generation products and services.
Dr.-Ing. Georg Schick
Group leader Additive Manufacturing - Materials and Process Development, Fraunhofer IGCV
Since January 2016 Georg is leading the group „Additive Manufacturing – Materials and Process Development” at Fraunhofer IGCV in Augsburg. Between 2012 and 2015 he was working with the additive manufacturing department at MTU Aero Engines AG. There he addressed the topics aerospace certification and processing of nickel-base-alloys.
CEO, Formlabs GmbH
Michael Sorkin is the managing director of Formlabs in Europe. Sorkin leads all of the EMEA operations for Formlabs, the pioneer and industry leader in professional desktop 3D printing. Sorkin sits on the advisory board of the global forum 3D Printing Association and studied international management at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt.