Neil Lewin

Neil works closely with both Festo personnel and Festo customers to improve both organisational and people based skills such as coaching, leadership and team working areas. Neil is responsible for the development of sales into machine manufacturers utilising drives, motors, controls and pneumatics. Festo’s solutions are focussed on the specific needs of each customer and utilise its experience as both a manufacturing company and training operator.

Kylene Zenk

Kylene Zenk, Director, Industry Marketing, leads awareness building efforts and go-to-market strategy execution for the manufacturing market at Kronos Incorporated, a global provider of workforce management and human capital management solutions. Her primary focus is educating manufacturing organizations about the role of effective labor management in improving employee engagement and organizational performance. She is also responsible for partnering across sales, services, product development, and customer support to achieve sales growth and customer satisfaction goals.

Prior to joining Kronos in 2007, Zenk worked at Capital One Financial Corporation in operations, sales training, and marketing roles. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in business administration, both from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Zenk is also a member of the National Association of Manufacturers, the Association for Manufacturing Excellence, and the Society for Human Resource Management.

Matthew East

Matthew East is the Senior Digital Strategist based in Infor’s London innovation garage. Having started his career in the automotive sector at General Motors he now helps our customers deliver on the hype of Digital Transformation whilst avoiding its gimmicks. He has kept his passion for automotive but also brings consulting experience across the retail, financial services and of course software sectors.

Dave McDermaid

Dave McDermaid has worked within the PLM industry for 20 years and has been responsible for helping customers identify and realise the vision of Product Lifecycle Management - working with companies such as BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, Dyson, JCB & Babcock, Dave has partnered with senior teams to develop high level roadmaps to deliver capabilities that change the paradigms of innovation, Product Development and Manufacturing Operations Management As part of the Siemens Digitalisation strategy, Dave is working with industry partners to develop future Industry 4.0 concepts that will revolutionise British Manufacturing.

Ian Walls

Ian Walls is a Portfolio Development executive with Siemens Industry Software. His primary focus is the area of Digital Manufacturing, including manufacturing process planning, plant design, simulation and optimization. Ian has been with Siemens for over 24 years. In that time he has been involved in sales, presales, services delivery, training and support for customers spanning a broad range of industries both in the UK and around the world.