Keynote Speakers

2018 World Summit

Guy Kawasaki

Meet the Keynote:
Guy Kawasaki, Chief Evangelist, Canva

Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. He is on the board of trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation, a brand ambassador for Mercedes Benz USA, and an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley). He was also the chief evangelist of Apple and is the author of The Art of the Start 2.0, The Art of Social Media, Enchantment, and nine other books. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.

Jean-Pascal Tricoire

Meet the Keynote:
Jean-Pascal Tricoire

Jean-Pascal Tricoire joined Schneider Electric in 1986. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in 2006 and named Chairman & CEO in April 2013. His career at Schneider Electric has developed largely outside France in operational functions in Italy, China, South Africa and USA. Within the General Management, he served as Vice Executive President of the International Operating Division from 2002 before being appointed in 2004 Chief Operating Officer (COO). Moreover, Jean-Pascal is President of the France-China Committee since 2009. Jean-Pascal holds a degree in Electronic Engineering and a MBA

Craig Hayman

Meet the Keynote:
Craig Hayman, CEO, AVEVA

Craig joined AVEVA in February 2018 as Chief Executive Officer. Previously he was Chief Operating Officer at PTC, where he had responsibility for engineering, marketing and sales of the ThingWorx® platform, as well as computer aided design, and product and service lifecycle management solutions.

Jim Burkhard
 

Jim Burkhard

Vice Chairman of CERAWeek

Based in Washington, DC, Jim is Vice President and Head of Crude Oil Market and Energy and Mobility Research. He has 21 years experience in energy market research. Jim leads the IHS Markit team that analyses the global oil market and changes in the industry's competitive environment. He also leads the development of the IHS Markit global outlooks that cover energy, geopolitics and the automotive ecosystem. He is Vice-Chairman of the IHS CERAWeek, the prestigious global energy conference. His expertise covers geopolitics, global energy markets, and how changing mobility trends impact oil demand. He is lead author of the IHS World Oil Watch, which analyses short-to medium-term oil market developments.

David Coulthard
 

David Coulthard

Former Racing Driver, Formula 1

Mark Gallagher
 

Mark Gallagher

Former Chief Executive, Formula 1

SPEAKERS AND PANELLISTS

Dr-Michael-Grieves
 

Dr. Michael Grieves

Executive Director

Dr. Michael Grieves is the Executive Director and a Research Professor the Florida Institute of Technology Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design (CAMID). With extensive experience in major entrepreneurial technology and manufacturing companies, he is a renowned expert in PLM and originated the concept of the Digital Twin.

Roberta-Bigliani
 

Roberta Bigliani

Vice President, IDC Insights EMEA

Roberta Bigliani is Vice President of IDC Insights EMEA. She provides strategic advice to vendors and end-users throughout the energy, government and health industries. Her areas of expertise include business and IT issues relevant to utilities and oil & gas, digital transformation, customer experience, Big Data and Analytics, IoT, and Operational Technology integration.

Suresh Ramadoss
 

Suresh Ramadoss

General Manager, Eversendai Offshore

Suresh Ramadoss is currently working in Eversendai Offshore as General Manager, Engineering and in charge of a multidiscipline team of engineers and designers in all disciplines working between UAE and India. His background is Engineering in EPC & Construction Projects and with an experience of 29 years in the Industry. Suresh has performed and managed several multi-million dollar Offshore, Onshore & Marine projects throughout his professional career.

Loránd Hornyák
 

Loránd Hornyák

Vice President of Engineering, OT Industries

Loránd is a Mechanical Engineer with over ten years’ experience in engineering, procurement and construction across the oil and gas, chemical and energy industries. An expert in building integrated plant design systems, he leads OT Industries’ engineering IT strategy and is responsible for driving innovation throughout the business with a focus on increasing efficiency in project delivery.


AVEVA World Summit 2018

La Quinta Resort, Palm Springs, USA | 9th - 11th October 2018

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