Moderator: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Elmar Bräkling, Professor for Procurement and Logistics at Hochschule Koblenz
Joachim Hermes, Member of the Board and Head of Marketing & Sales, Karl Berrang GmbH,
Stephan Kühr, Founder 3D-Druck Netzwerk Berlin / CEO, 3yourmind GmbH
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Elmar Bräkling has been teaching and conducting research in the fields of procurement and logistics at the University of Applied Sciences Koblenz for over 9 years. The topics industry 4.0 and digitization are his main areas of focus. He has more than 10 years of industrial management experience, especially in the automotive industry. His last position there was Head of International Procurement Services / Consulting & Engineering at Daimler AG. Today Professor Bräkling is also managing partner of PIP - Power in Procurement GmbH and of counsel of the international patent law firm Schneiders & Behrendt.
Joachim Hermes, born in 1968, began his career with the Berrang Group in 1999, having previously held various positions in the industrial field of fastening technology. He is a board member of the Berrang Group and responsible for marketing and sales as well as engineering and logistics.
Stephan Kühr, Managing Director of 3YOURMIND, founded his first company at the age of 17 while studying physics. He worked successfully as European Sales Manager in the field of wind technology. In 2013 he founded 3YOURMIND, which won the German Innovation Award in 2016. Since then, the team has revolutionized the industrial 3D printing market.