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— THOMAS RINN, Managing Director – Global Industrial Sector Lead

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Transformers: Inspiring the change

Dr. Eberhard Veit, managing partner of supervisory board office 4.0-veIT and former Festo CEO, member of the supervisory boards of numerous leading German industrial companies, including Bosch, Stihl, TÜV Süd, Carl Zeiss, Sick, Phoenix Contact and others.

This month we speak to Dr. Veit who examines how, in these times of accelerated change, champion companies, have managed to learn from the pandemic and take forward-looking action. For these companies, boards have played an active, entrepreneurial role in adapting to the change themselves, while delving into various business details to lead transformational change in an informed and involved way.

How boards can help companies survive and win in a crisis


Dr. Eberhard Veit

Managing Partner of Supervisory Board Office 4.0-veIT

Industrialist Live

Episode 1: Blueprint for service success

Industrial companies know they need to pivot to new, digital-driven services, but how can they move beyond the buzz? In this discussion, clients and Accenture experts answer this question, backed up by Accenture research. While currently about 29% of industrial company revenue is generated by services, by 2030 the numbers will jump significantly. Our panelists discuss pitfalls, challenges and factors for service success. On the client side, they are Mike Cuddy, Vice President IT and CIO, Toromont Industries and Arno Strötgen, GSVP Service, ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation—and from Accenture—Brian May, Managing Director, NA Industrial Lead, Dr. Jiva Dimitrova-Micha, Managing Principal and Urban Hofström, Managing Principal.

Sparks: Innovation in action

The investments, advances and innovations you need to know.

From the latest trends and tools, to groundbreaking technologies and innovations, we bring you the latest announcements impacting the manufacturing and industrial space.

Learn more about the innovations in products and services that are fueling industry growth, such as smart road solutions using the latest technology or investments in fruit-picking flying robots.

Insights: Igniting thoughts

Elevate every decision with intelligent operations to fast-track to future readiness.

Boards are becoming more diverse, shaping an effective workforce strategy.

Build, scale, and cultivate a valuable partner ecosystem to maximize success.

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Previous editions

February: How KONE co-creation is unlocking industry transformations

In Conversation with Maciej Kranz Chief Technology Officer – KONE. Learn more.

Sparks February: View Slideshare.

January: Siemens people-first, growth mindset

In Conversation with Hanna Hennig, Chief Information Officer – Siemens. Learn more.

Sparks January: View Slideshare.

November: Innovation with impact at 3M

In Conversation with Michael G. Vale, Ph.D., Executive Vice President – 3M Safety & Industrial Business Group. Learn more.

Sparks November: View Slideshare.

October: Rockwell's relentless innovation

In Conversation with Blake Moret, Chief Executive Officer - Rockwell Automation. Learn more.

Sparks October: View Slideshare.

September: An electric future is a resilient one

In Conversation with Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Chief Innovation Officer – Schneider Electric. Learn more.

Sparks September: View Slideshare.

August: Igniting a supply chain revolution

In Conversation with Takaaki Ishii, Chief Operating Officer – Nippon Express Co. Ltd Learn more.

Sparks August: View Slideshare.

July: Make digital part of the Cat yellow DNA

In Conversation with Ogi Redzic, Chief Digital Officer and Vice President – Caterpillar Inc. Learn more.

Sparks July: View Slideshare.

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