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Valerij Asmus

Manager MBC Strategy for Digital Initiatives


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As a trained tool mechanic who studied mechanical engineering and process management, I combine technical expertise with a theoretical and practical understanding of processes. My predilection for math has led me to topics that use data in recent years. Many years in the company with a lot of experience as a math lecturer allow me to quickly recognize the connections and challenges. My strengths are my ambition, empathy and quick comprehension. My past projects include "Versatile Factory", "Factory of the Future", "MBC Data Analytic & AI Target Picture" etc.

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September 24th, 2020 – Thursday

1:30 PM (UTC)

0:20 h

The Rise of Smart Factories – The Beginning of the End for the Global Supply Chain?

Lisa SmithPrewave, Max Enno KraftMicrosoft, Valerij AsmusDaimler

Expert Panel


At our EXPO Days we always try to answer some of the most challenging questions our corporate partners are currently facing. The circumstances of the last 6 months have uncovered essential flaws in the way supply chains have worked over the last years: The outsourcing of every aspect of the supply chain, just-in-time deliveries and precarious conditions in countries along the production process proved to be unstable mechanisms to keep the operations smoothly ongoing in times of crisis. Due to the complexity of their vehicles, flawless processes along the supply chain are especially important for manufactures in the mobility industry. For this reason, already before the crisis many major industry players became early innovators and constructed Smart Factories to be more adaptable towards supply chain risks in general. With the possibility to produce more and more (vehicle) parts of the process in one location and with the challenges of a globalized production approach becoming more evident, this topic is highly relevant for all players in all kinds of industries.

Speakers of this Session

Lisa Smith

Managing Director


Max Enno Kraft

Industry Executive Automotive Sector


Valerij Asmus

Manager MBC Strategy for Digital Initiatives


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