Wilco Hekkert is an Asset Performance Management expert with over 20 years of experience in the field of Asset Management. He started his career as an engineer in asset-intensive industries and is seasoned in a variety of industrial sectors. He is now a Strategic Business Consultant, helping companies to connect the dots between people, processes and technology. He is able to create a holistic, in-depth overview of a Maintenance Organization within business and operations. Wilco has coordinated numerous APM assessments on a global level for a diversity of companies, connecting company objectives with organizational factors, and translating data and processes into day-to-day practice. Within AVEVA, he helps customers gain insights and create a clear roadmap for digital transformation.
Jakob Boelens is Head of the AVEVA APM Portfolio strategy team. Having worked in the industry for over 25 years, he is an established leader in Asset Performance Management. Jakob played a key role in the growth of MaxGrip, an APM Consultancy and Software company where he was the Founder and CEO and joined the AVEVA group to leverage his experience in creating pragmatic APM solutions for its customers. Jakob holds a physics degree from Twente University and a Business degree from Harvard.