Disruptive Supply Chain Innovations Conference 16.04.2019

Henrik von Scheel

Originator of the Industry 4.0

Best known as the originator of the “4th Industrial Revolution” (Industry 4.0) and the mastermind of the European Digital Revolution (German Digital Agenda), which ignited the global themes of today.

Named by Financial Times as one of the leading authority on strategy and competitiveness. A sought-after speaker, prolific writer and one of the most influential board members and quoted by Eric Schmidt as “One of the most pre-eminent strategic advisors of his generation”.

His work is applied to national economies, triggered global themes, influenced GDP growth, reset policies in governments, and shaped the performance of the fastest growing fortune 100 companies.

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Rich Katz

Rich Katz

President at Elemica

Rich Katz, a 1990 graduate in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech has been with Elemica for over 16 years in roles as President, Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice-President of Product Management, and Vice-President of Research and Development.

Rich is responsible for setting the overall direction of Elemica’s Technology Roadmap, Market Positioning, and will oversee Corporate and Product Marketing.

Rich is a member of the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class chief intelligence officers, chief technology officers and technology executives. This network shares thought leadership and best practice with each other and the industry.

Martin Quensel

Martin Quensel

CCO and co-founder of Centrifuge

Martin started his career at SAP as a developer and architect, where he built payment infrastructure, supplier collaboration, and procurement solutions. He moved on to found several successful startups, latest before Centrifuge being Taulia, the leading bank agnostic supplier financing network.

Taulia provided in the last quarter more than 6 bn USD of funding to its network of 1.5 million suppliers in around 160 countries.

His expertise lies in Finance, Payments, Supply Chain Management and Financing, Purchase-to-Pay, Order-to-Cash as well as Supplier Management, and now with Centrifuge how to decentralize trust with help of Blockchain technology in these areas.



Jesper Bennik

Jesper Bennike

EVP Sales and Business Development at project44

Bennike holds an electronic engineering degree from the University of Copenhagen. He has a background in the semiconductor markets, handling enterprise-level customers and growing accounts into multi-million-dollar customers within the camera flash LED sector.

He then served as vice president for Seoul Semiconductors for its mobile device business unit with responsibility for product development and global sales. Later, he was chosen as vice president of business development with mobile intelligence and connectivity leader Tweakker, now part of Spirent Communications plc.

In 2016, he was appointed CEO for GateHouse Logistics being the driving force for its data sharing platform to become must-have technology in the global business of transport logistics. With project44 acquiring GateHouse Logistics in 2018, Bennike is project44’s current executive vice president of sales & business development for Europe.

Tobias Larsson

Tobias Larsson

VP at DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation and CEO of Resilience360

Tobias Larsson is a VP at DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation and CEO of Resilience360. Over the past seven years, he has worked in product innovation to build insights and knowledge on what it takes to build resilient supply chains. Through supporting logistics, transportation and business continuity professionals and understanding requirements to build resiliency for brittle supply chains, he has spearheaded the development of industry-leading solutions and technologies that support a holistic approach to supply chain risk management. As a supply chain security and resiliency expert, he has participated in a large number of conferences as a presenter and facilitated sessions around supply chain risk management.

Tobias started his career at DHL thirteen years ago and has held various roles within the Express and Freight divisions of DHL. Before working for DHL, he was involved in start-up activities in his home country Sweden.

Tobias has extensive work experience across the United States, the Netherlands, Finland and Iceland, Turkey and Germany. He holds a Master degree in Engineering and Management from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.