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Dr. Alexander Engels

Managing Director & Co-Founder

Intelligent hardware - product innovation powered by AI

Which opportunities does innovation with AI hold for industrial hardware manufacturers? How do practical use cases look like and what are the required steps to get there? Besides answers to these and further questions, the presentation will also give some first hand experiences from practical implementation and point out the most common pitfalls when it comes to AI innovation projects.

About Dr. Alexander Engels

Alexander Engels received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from RWTH Aachen University in 2013 and holds Diplomas in computer science and mathematics. His professional interests include industrial digitization, artificial intelligence, and digital business models.

From 2005 to 2013, Alexander worked as an industrial consultant and researcher. After serving as CIO and managing director in the metal industry from 2013 to 2016, Alexander co-founded the startup companies Solopex in 2016 and aiXbrain in 2019 to bring the benefits of digitalization and artificial intelligence to the manufacturing sector.

Alexander’s ventures serve customers from automotive, metal, electronics and plastics industry in Germany, Slovenia and Czech Republic.