Automotive Agile PEP fuels you with new ideas, new connections, new inspiration.
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Attendees List from last years Smart Automotive Variant CON and Agile PEP

Jobtitle Company
Senior Consultant 3DSE Management Consultants GmbH
Principal 3DSE Management Consultants GmbH
Marketing Manager 3DSE Management Consultants GmbH
Geschäftsführer 3DSE Management Consultants GmbH
Gründer und Geschäftsführender Partner 3DSE Management Consultants GmbH
Partner 3DSE Management Consultants GmbH
Head of Electronics HW Development ABB Switzerland Ltd.
Abteilungsleiter ABB Turbo Systems
Managing Director Acuity Solutions
Director Global Program Management Adient Ltd. & Co. KG
Abteilungsleiter Advantest Europe GmbH
Senior Solution Architect, Global IT AGCO Corporation
Global Business Process Lead Director AGCO Corporation
Gründer und Geschäftsführer agilean
Geschäftsführer alpha-board gmbh
Marketing Director EMEA ARAS Software GmbH
Business Development AS&P UNTERNEHMENSBERATUNG GmbH & Co. KG
Project Assistant in Complexity Management Audi AG
Data Scientist Audi AG
Complexity Management Audi AG
Territory Sales Executive Manufacturing DACH Autodesk
Field Marketing Manager Manufacturing DACH Autodesk
Field Marketing Manager DACH Autodesk
Technical Sales Manager Autodesk GmbH
Industry Manager Autodesk GmbH
Sr. Director Engineering, 1P1P Strategy Autoliv Development AB
Head of Embedded Systems Developement AVL DiTest GmbH
Project Manager R&D AVL DiTEST GmbH
Head of Project Management Office AVL DiTEST GmbH
Project Leader AVL List GmbH
Head of Research and Development AVL List GmbH
Manager Programm Management und Test Center AVL List GmbH
Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter Axel Schröder Unternehmensberatung
Head of R&D Software Basler AG
Head of R&D Electronics Basler AG
Manager CAD Benteler Automobiltechnik GmbH
Program Manager Benteler Automobiltechnik GmbH
Vice President Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) Benteler Automobiltechnik GmbH
CEO BigLever Software
BigLever Software CEO BigLever Software, Inc
Marketing VP BigLever Software, Inc
Leiterin Entwicklung und Projektmanagement F&E Biomet Deutschland GmbH
Executive Consultant bor!sgloger consulting GmbH
Sales Manager borisgloger consulting GmbH
Management Consultant borisgloger consulting GmbH
CIO Braunschweiger Flammenfilter GmbH
Leiter Modul Lint Water BSH Hausgeräte GmbH
Projektleiterin BSH Hausgeräte GmbH
Senior Director Global R&D Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH
Sales Consultant Product Configuration CAS Software AG
Geschäftsführer CAS Merlin CAS Software AG
Geschäftsführer CAS Drive & Ecosystems; Stv. Geschäftsführer CAS Merlin; Board CAS Aviation CAS Software AG
Seniors Vice President SAP Solutions Cenit AG
Key Account Manager SAP Solutions Cenit AG
Marketing Cenit AG
Technischer Produkt- und Marketingmanager CENIT SAP Solutions
VP R&D Industrial X-Ray Comet AG
Director R&D Generators Comet AG
Presales Lead Configit A/S
Key Account Managerin Configit A/S
Direct Marketing Manager Configit A/S
Senior Vice President Sales Configit A/S
CEO & Founder Configit A/S
Head of Sales conplement AG
Agile Innovation Coach conplement AG
CTO conplement AG
Vertriebsleiter Süd CONTACT Software GmbH
Events + Marketing CONTACT Software GmbH
Senior Account-Manager Vertrieb CONTACT Software GmbH
Sales Manager CONWEAVER GmbH
Senior Marketing Manager CONWEAVER GmbH
CEO / Managing Director CONWEAVER GmbH
Product Platform & Architecture Expert CPC - Center for Product Customization
CEO CPC - Center for Product Customization
Configuration Manager DAF Trucks N.V.
Senior Data Scientist,Big Data & Analytics Daimler
IT Architect Daimler AG
Manager Daimler AG
Project Manager Danfoss A/S
Project Director Danfoss A/S
Global Head, Project Management Danfoss A/S
Head of Competence Center Building Envelope Systems DAW SE
Innovation Manager DAW SE
Abteilungsleiter Elektronikentwicklung Deutz AG
Director, Competence Center Smart Agriculture Technologies DFKI GmbH
Lead EAD Products, Product Development I Access Solutions EMEA DORMA Gruppe
Project Manager Dr. Schneider Kunststoffwerk GmbH
Program Management Coach Dr. Schneider Kunststoffwerke GmbH
Vice President Program Management Dr. Schneider Kunststoffwerke GmbH
Abteilungsleiterin draeger safety
Software Project Manager Draeger Safety AG & Co. KgaA
Senior Software Entwickler Dräger Safety AG & Co. KGaA
Software Engineer Dräger Safety AG & Co. KGaA
Abteilungsleiterin Dräger Safety AG & Co. KGaA
Head of User Experience Technology Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGaA
Department Manager R&D Endress+Hauser GmbH & Co. KG
Engineering EOS GmbH
Prozessmanager EOS GmbH
Head of PMO EOS GmbH
Leiter Produkt- und Marktentwicklung / Innovation E-T-A Elektrotechnische Apparate GmbH
Head of Innovation &b Technology E-T-A Elektrotechnische Apparate GmbH
Geschäftsführer EVOLUCONSULT GmbH
Account Director FACTON GmbH
Leiter Projektplanung Festool GmbH
Leiter F&E Festool GmbH
Senior Consultant FEV Consulting GmbH
Research Fellow Flander Make
VP Europe Floatility GmbH
Core Program Manager Ford Werke Gmbh
Gruppenleiter Systems Engineering Fraunhofer IEM
Department Head „Embedded Systems Development“ Fraunhofer IESE
Project Manager M&A / Strategic Planning GEA Farm Technologies GmbH
Leiter F&E Gebr. Kemper GmbH
Global Operations Executive General Electric (Oil & Gas)
Global Tech Lead Design General Motors
Leiter Mechanik Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
Leiter Integriertes Programm Management Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
Fachgebietsleiter Hardware Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
Consultant Agility & Systems Engineering hardscrum
Scrum Master Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
Vorentwicklung Hella
Strategic Sales Manager Hella Corporate Center GmbH
Leiter Elektronikentwicklung Hella Fahrzeugkomponenten GmbH
Director Corporate Engineering Solutions Hella KGaA Hueck
Method Consultant / Project Manager TG Methods Hilti Corporation
Prof. für Organisation u. Wirtschaftsinformatik, Leiter BPM-Labor Hochschule Koblenz
Professor Produktentwicklung Hochschule München
Student Maschinenbau/Fahrzeugtechnik/Flugzeugtechnik Hochschule München
Prorektor Hochschule Pforzheim
Organisationsentwicklung und Prozessmanagement Hoedtke GmbH & Co.KG
Lead Scrum Master Honeywell
Business Development Manager Neue Technologien HOPPECKE Batterie Systeme GmbH
Produktmanager Motive Power Hoppecke Batterien GmbH & Co. KG
Director Corporate Project Management Huf Hülsbeck & Fürst GmbH & Co KG
Professor Software Engineering Humboldt University Berlin
Senior Research Engineer Hyundai Motor Company NAMYANG R
Senior Research Engineer Hyundai Motor Company NAMYANG R&D Center
senior Engineer Hyundai Motor Group
Managing Director ID-Consult GmbH
Projektleiter Drucksensorik ifm prover GmbH
Entwicklungsleiter ifm prover GmbH
Director InMediasP GmbH
Leitung Engineeringprozesse InMediasP GmbH
Manager, Commonality, Complexity Jaguar Land Rover
CIO JCB Excavators Ltd
Consumer Products Product Owner JCB Excavators Ltd
Head of Engineering Systems JCB Excavators Ltd
Manager Global Product Architecture John Deere
Director Research & Development ETHICON Johnson & Johnson Medical GmbH
Entwicklungsingenieur Agile Entwicklungsmethoden Jungheinrich AG
Leiter Lean Development / IP Jungheinrich AG
Lead Engineer Digital & Mechatronic Kaba AG
Produktmanager Kern Micro- und Feinwerktechnik GmbH
Head of Continous Improvement Global Product Development Kiekert AG
  Kompetenzzentrum Das virtuelle Fahrzeug
Engineering Kramer Werke GmbH
R&D Pump Units & Drives KSB AG
Program Manager Lam Research AG
Director, Product & Program Managment Lam Research AG
Head of Software Development Logicdata Electronic & Software Entwicklungs GmbH
Head of Drive Systems Logicdata Electronic & Software Entwicklungs GmbH
Head of Mechanical Product Development Logicdata Electronic & Software Entwicklungs GmbH
Chief Executive Officer Lumics GmbH
Managing Director M+F Technologies GmbH
Director, Advanced Engineering Magna Electronics Inc.
Director Product Management Magna Powertrain
Manager Portfolio Management MAGNA Powertrain AG
Dep. Manager Core Technology MAGNA Powertrain AG
Director Global Engineering Planning & Quoting Magna Powertrain AG & Co KG
Jr. Project Manager Integration Magna Powertrain Gmbh & Co Kg
Head of Product Strategy & Product Management Truck MAN Truck & Bus AG
Product Architecture MAN Truck & Bus AG, München
Leiter Produktmanagement Truck MAN Truck & Bus Deutschland GmbH
R&D Direktor Mankenberg GmbH
Mechatronic Engineer Maserati SpA
Senior Expert McKinsey & Company Inc.
Solution Manager, Complexity Management Suite McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Complexity Management and Phase out Management Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Daimler AG
Director Engineering and Development Miele & Cie. KG
Entwicklungsleiter Innovation Miele & Cie. KG
PLM Business Architect National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB
Manager, Technical Documentation National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB
Head of Electrical Engineering Native Instruments GmbH
Head of Mechanical Engineering Native Instruments GmbH
VP Supply Chain Management & Hardware Development Native Instruments GmbH
Teamleader Hardware Project Management Native Instruments GmbH
Director of Hardware Development Native Instruments GmbH
Manager Nissan
General Manager Nissan Motors Manufacturing UK Ltd
Key Account Manager/MBSE No Magic Europe
Lead Scrum Master Novar GmbH a Honeywell Company
Senior Sales Manager Novatec Consulting GmbH
Testing OSRAM
Testing OSRAM GmbH
Project Manager OSRAM GmbH
Head of SW Development OSRAM GmbH
Scrum Master Österreichische Lotterien Ges.m.b.H.
Senior Projectmanager & Lean Expert Palfinger Europe GmbH
Scrum Master / Java Software Architect Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG
Gruppenleiter Projektmanagement PHOENIX CONTACT GmbH & Co. KG
Manager - Software Engineering - Web Solutions Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG
Entwickler IO Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co.KG
Complexity Manager Pirelli Tyre SpA
Marketing Manager Planisware Deutschland GmbH
Senior Experte Porsche Consulting GmbH
Manager Image Processing Precitec GmbH & Co. KG
Geschäftsführer Produktentwicklung & Werke Preh AG
Principal Scientist Procter & Gamble Service GmbH
Senior Consultant PROSTEP
Head of Business Unit Systems Engineering PROSTEP AG
Head of Business Unit SE PROSTEP AG
Regional Sales Manager PROSTEP AG
Marketing Manager PROSTEP AG
Manager systems engineering Punch Powertrain
Controls Engineer Punch Powertrain NV
Konstrukteur Rattunde & Co GmbH
Director R&D and Engineering Rattunde & Co GmbH
Subproject-Manager Robert Bosch GmbH
Entwicklungsingenieur Robert Bosch GmbH
Head of Engineering Improvement & Quality Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd. & Co. KG
Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter RWTH Aachen
System Architect Scania CV
System Architect Scania CV AB
Geschäftsführer Scansonic MI GmbH
Leiter Entwicklung Scansonic MI GmbH
Referentin der Geschäftsführung Scansonic MI GmbH
Prozess- und Qualitätsmanager Scansonic SC GmbH
Prozessmanager Entwicklungsprozesse, Prozessentwicklung PEP Schaeffler AG
Prozessentwicklung F&E Schaeffler AG
Product Life Cycle Management - Support Schaeffler Technologies
Leiter Konstruktion PLM Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG (Schaeffler Gruppe)
Leiter Vorentwicklung Schmitz Cargobull AG
Manager Schuh & Co
Consultant Schuh & Co.
marketing Schuh & Co.
Partner Schuh & Co. GmbH
CAx Admin / Student Schwarzmüller / Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
PhD candidate Industrial Engineering Seoul National University R&BD Foundation
Entwicklungsleiter SICK AG
Principal Consultant Siemens AG
Head of Research Group Development Processes, Assessment and Models Siemens AG
Consultant Research & Technology Siemens AG
Senior Product Manager Siemens PLM Software Inc
Senior Product Manager Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. SLM Solutions Group AG
Senior PL Sonova AG
Senior Principal Engineer TE Connectivity
Professor Technical University of Denmark
Head of Software Development Teraport GmbH
Head of Consulting Teraport GmbH
Managing Director Teraport GmbH
Manager Engineering Information Management Tetra Pak
Global Expert Documention Manager Tetra Pak
Manager Engineering Information Management Tetra Pak Packaging Solutions AB
Master Data Expert, Product Portfolio Configurator Tetra Pak Packaging Solutions AB
Global Expert Documention Manager Tetra Pak packaging Solutions S.p.a
Leiter Lean Management Thomas Magnete GmbH
Director und Partner TMG Consultants GmbH
Principal TMG Consultants GmbH
Senior project manager Toyota Motor Europe
Project Engineer Triumph Motorcycles Ltd
Doktorand Universität der Bundeswehr München
Project Manager & Postdoctoral Researcher University of St. Gallen
Geschäftsführer Urban Innovationsberatung
Industrial Product Portfolio Manager Connected Systems & Services Vaillant Group
Area Manager Information and Process Management Virtual Vehicle Center
Schauspieler & Moderator VitaminT
Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter VitaminT - Theater und Training für Veränderung
Schauspielerin und Coach VitaminT - Theater und Training für Veränderungvere
Angestellter Volkswagen AG
Leiter Fertigung Versuchsbau Volkswagen AG
SME Systems Design Volvo Car Corporation
Senior Systems Architect Volvo Car Corporation
Information Architect Volvo Car Corporation
Gloabl Manager Product Architecture Volvo CE
Product Platform Manager Volvo CE
Common Architecture & Shared Technology Program Manager Volvo Construction Equipment
Manager, Platform Management Volvo Group Trucks Technology
Manager, Platform Structure Volvo Group Trucks Technology
Technology Specialist, Embedded Software Development Volvo Technology
Sachbearbeiter Vorentwicklung Vorwerk Elektrowerke GmbH & Co. KG
Team Leader WABCO Vehicle Control Systems
Leitung Projektmanagement & Qualifizierung WAGO Kontakttechnik GmbH
Leitung Projektmanagement & Qualifizierung WAGO Kontakttechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Leiter Produktentwicklung Weidemann GmbH
Leiter Produktentwicklung WeidemannGmbH
CAx Admin / Student Wilhelm Schwarzmüller GmbH
Organisationsentwickler IT-PO Windmöller & Hölscher KG
Leiter Forschung und Entwicklung Verarbeitungsmaschinen Windmöller & Hölscher KG
Projektmanager und Prozessoptimierer Windmöller & Hölscher KG
CTO Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG
Oberingenieur, Abteilungsleiter Innovationsmanagement WZL RWTH Aachen
Research Associate WZL RWTH Aachen
Systemingenieur Yxlon International GmbH
System Engineer Yxlon International GmbH
Director System Development Yxlon International GmbH
Director Software Development Yxlon International GmbH
Project Manager Yxlon International GmbH
Team Lead Project Management Zehnder Group Nederland B.V.
Head of R&D Competence Centre Comfosystems Zehnder Group Nederland B.V.
Engineering Manager ZF TRW
Associate Director IT Zimmer Group
Principal Consultant Zühlke Engineering AG
Principal Consultant Zühlke Engineering GmbH

Decision Maker Profiles


of attendees are decision makers with direct or indirect budget responsibility


of attendees join to evaluate new services, technologies and products


of attendees have budgets ranging over 1m €

  • "Inspiring event with key players in the field."
    Martin Becker, Fraunhofer IESE

  • "Good opportunity to hear what is happening outside my own company."
    Nicholas Sansbury, AGCO SAS

  • "Impressive arrangements, knowledgable speakers, throughly beneficial."
    Ananth Srinivasan, Frost & Sullivan

  • "Very interesting to see how the variant ideas are developing in an big picture of the requirements process at the companies."
    Oliver Lubitzki, Volkswagen AG

  • "The Smart Variant CON Conference provides you everything you need
    to know in Complexity Management. Nicely done!
    Sankar Nallapati, General Motors

  • "Good, relevant topics, audience willing and able to openly discuss."
    Uwe Kloss, Ford

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