Future-facing manufacturing leaders from across the globe came together at Digital Manufacturing Week 2020, where they provided world-class, case-study driven content. Watch this space for this year's speakers!

Speaker highlights included:

See the 2020 Speaker Hall of Fame:

Abishek Ramesh

National Contact Point & Global Innovation Lead - Advanced Manufacturing, Innovate UK

Adela Cioroiu

Manufacturing Specialist Consultant, Kearney

Adrian Bird

Partner, ERP lead for Manufacturing, IBM UK Limited

Adrian Segens


Agata Choma

Head of Operations, Woodlands Group

Alex Kotelnikov

CEO, Turation

Alex Kotelnikov

CEO and Co-Founder, Turation

Alexander Brandham

Group Leader Assembly Maintenance: Control Engineering, Tooling & Digitalisation, BMW

Amber Case

Cyborg Anthropologist

Anas Achouri


Andrea Pisoni

CEO, Rheality

Andrew Gordon

Senior Data Scientist, Advanced Analytics Labs

Andrew Kinder

SVP International Strategy, Infor

Andrew Sentance CBE

Senior Adviser, Cambridge Econometrics & Former Member of the Government's Monetary Policy Committee

Andrew Triantaphyllou

Technical Specialist, Manufacturing Technology Centre

Andrew Wall

Head of Technical Data Management UK (Space Systems), Airbus Defence & Space

Andrew Wright

Partner: Supply Chain & Network Operations, Deloitte

Andy Clifton

Global Sustainability Manager, Rolls-Royce

Andy Sands

Director, Imagin3D

Anita Davenport-Brooks

People, Culture & Compliance Manager

Antti Kautovaara

Partner, Kearney

Antti Kautovaara

Partner, Kearney

Asif Moghal

Senior Industry Manager, Design & Manufacturing, Autodesk

Bala Amavasai

Lead AI Architect & Head of AI, Stanley, Black & Decker

Barry Maybank

Chief Digital Officer, Manufacturing Technology Centre

Bharat Mistry

Principal Security Strategist, Trend Micro

Brendan Abbott

Head of Business Services, Retail & Travel, Experian

Brenna Sniderman

Center for Integrated Research Leader, Deloitte

Carl Haycock

UK Printer Operations Director & Group Manufacturing Excellence and Health & Safety, Domino Printing Sciences plc

Charles Lupton

Industrial Business Development Leader, IBM UK Limited

Chris Courtney

Challenge Director, Manufacturing, Made Smarter, UK Research and Innovation

Chris Fielden

Group Supply Chain Director, Innocent ltd

Chris Garthwaite

CEO, CGA Experience

Chris Needham

Innovation Lead, Manufacturing Made Smarter, Innovate UK

Christopher Jenkins

Product Manager, E.ON Energy Solutions

Claire Holt

Business and Partnerships Development, Hosokawa Micron Ltd

Clive Hickman

Chief Executive, MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre)

Cranston Polson

CEO, H2H Energy

Dan Kirkpatrick

Director and Head of Customer Success, Hunter

Dan Meredith

Policy expert, E.ON Energy Solutions

Dan Rossek

Marketing Manager, Omron

Daniel Idczak

Head of IT Global Infrastructure, GKN Automotive

David Campbell

Vice President, Product Marketing, SugarCRM Inc.

David Pugh

Manufacturing Market Lead, Digital Catapult

David Wright

IET Design and Production Sector Deputy Chair and Director of Strategic Initiatives, Coventry University, IET Design and Production Sector

Deborah Welby

Sales and Commercial Director, Enapps

Declan Watson

Partner, HR Transformation, Deloitte

Derek Silby

CEO, Vos Voco

Deyrick Allen

Managing Director, IoT Horizon Limited

Donna Dykeman

Programme Manager - Collaborative R&D, Ansys Granta

Dr Ajith Parlikad

Reader in Asset Management, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge

Dr Alexandra Brintrup

Head of Manufacturing Analytics Research Group, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge

Dr Alicia Greated

Chief Executive Officer, KTN

Dr Hannah Edmonds

Chief Engineer, Manufacturing Technology Centre

Dr Hayaatun Sillem CBE

Chief Executive, Royal Academy of Engineering

Dr Imogen Cleaver

Senior Research Associate, Institute for Manufacturing

Dr Jagjit Singh Srai

Head, Centre for International Manufacturing, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge

Dr Mostafizur Rahman

Technical Specialist for Data and Information Systems, Manufacturing Technology Centre

Dr Nicky Athanassopoulou

Head of Solution Development, IfM Education and Consultancy Services

Dr Nik Watson

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham

Dr Seb Giudice

Technical Specialist, Manufacturing Technology Centre

Duncan Boyd

Senior Manager: Supply Chain & Network Operations, Deloitte

Duncan McFarlane

Professor of Industrial Informational Engineering, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge

Edward Noel

Industry 4.0 & IIOT Lead, RapidMiner

Erdem Ozturk

Managing Director, Productive Machines

Eric Topham

Data Science Director & CEO, The Data Analysis Bureau

Foroogh Hosseinzadeh

Technical director, Stress-Space Ltd

Francesca Halsall

Brand Ambassador, Trust Hunter Former international swimmer, representing GB in the 2008 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games

Gerard Bartley

Former Master Data Manager, Jacobs Douwe Egberts

Gianmarco Brunetti

Product Strategy & Planning Manager, Jaguar Land Rover

Giles Walker

Data Platform Modernisation Offering Lead UKI, Avanade

Gordon Macrae

Special Projects Manager, Gripple

Hannah Randles

Sector Manager for Health and Life Sciences, Growth Platform

Hassan Khalid

Data Scientist, GSK

Hazel Biggs

Knowledge Transfer Manger, KTN

Heba Khamis

CEO and Co-founder, Contactile

Helen Steele

Culture Evolution Team, Airbus

Helena Lisachuk

Global IoT Leader, Deloitte

Henrik von Scheel

Industry 4.0 Originator

Ian Bamford

Commercial Director, Centre for Industrial Sustainability

Irma Gilbert

Director, E4-3D Engineering for additive manufacturing Ltd.

James Butterworth

Circular Economy Policy, Defra

James Dean

Chief Executive Officer, Plastometrex

James Sandrone

Head of Industrial (OT) Cyber, Awen Collective

Jessica Leigh Jones MBE

Multi-award-winning Engineer and Astrophysicist and Co-Founder and CEO of iungo Solutions Limited

Joe Kaderavek

CEO, Cobalt Blue

John Deykin

Director, Deykin Ltd

John Patsavellas

Senior Lecturer, Cranfield University

John Pearce

Chief executive, Made in Britain

John Robinson

Strategic Business Development - Manufacturing and Industry 4.0, SAP

John Walsh

Senior Strategic Account Manager, E.ON

Jon Sackett

Head of Business Intelligence CS&T UK, Leonardo

Jon Wright

Technical Manager, Enable Manufacturing Ltd

Josef Waltl

Principle Group Program Manager, IIoT/Manufacturing, Microsoft

Joseph F. Paris Jr

Entrepreneur, Consultant, Writer, Mentor, Speaker, Lecturer, & Workshop Leader

Joshua Best

Technical Sales Specialist, Autodesk

Juan Villa

Systems Integration Manager, SEM

Juergen Maier

Co-Chair, Made Smarter & Board Member, Industrial Strategy Council & Chair, Digital Catapult

Julian Smith

Strategy - Business Development, Columbus

Kate Brown de Vejar

Partner & Global Co-Chair of International Arbitration, DLA Piper LLP

Kevin Canham

Product & Applications Manager, HARTING Ltd

Lee Hopley

Deputy Director, Research Partnerships, ERC

Liz Salter

Industrial Associate, IfM Education and Consultancy Services

Lord Karan Bilimoria

President, Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

Louise Holmes

Culture Evolution Team, Airbus

Luciano Lo Tito

Senior Manager: Supply Chain & Network Operations, Deloitte

Luke Monck

Smart Operations Future of Work Leader, Deloitte

Mahesh De Zoysa

Co-Founder, Spot Works ltd

Mamta Singhal BEng MSc MBA CEng MIET

Chartered Design Engineer, IET Council Member

Mandy Ridyard

Managing Director, Produmax

Mark Fuller

Business Consultant, QAD

Mark Hughes

Regional Vice President, UK & Ireland, Epicor Software

Mark Sage

Executive Director, The AREA

Mark Yeeles

VP of Industrial Automation, UK&I, Schneider Electric

Marlini Finney

Managing Director, Challs International

Mary Anrigo

Techncial Sales Consultant, Mechdyne Europe Ltd

Maryam Qureshi

UK&I Applications Engineer for 3DP, HP Inc

Mateusz Chudy

Supply Chain Manager, Cetes Cosmetics

Matt Paskin

Design & Marketing Director, Whitecroft Lighting

Matthew Roberts

CTO, Binary Forge Solutions

Matti Maier

IT Manager, c-Com GmbH

Maximilian Ge

IoT Adoption Researcher, IfM, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

Michael Gleaves

Deputy Director, STFC Hartree Centre

Mike Thomas

UK Director, Tangent Works

Mike Wilson

Chief Automation Officer, Manufacturing Technology Centre

Neil Wetherall

Managing Director, Factorytalk Limited

Nicholas Leeder

Vice President, Digital Transformation Solutions Field, PTC

Nick Davis

Industry 4.0 Leader, Deloitte

Nigel Dawson

Head of Business Development for Electric Automation, Festo

Nigel Haigh

Supply Chain Manager, Manufacturing Technology Centre

Nigel Pearce

Director Digital Manufacturing, Rolls-Royce

Nikolaos Sepsas

Strategy Industrial & Supply Chain PMO, Ferrero

Nilam Banks

KTM - Enabling Technologies, KTN

Oliver Newman

Cloud Solutions Engineer, Pulse Systems LTD

Oliver Selby

Business Development Manager - Robotics, FANUC UK Ltd

Olivia Whitlam

Head of Sustainability, Siemens

Pari Singh

Founder and CEO, The Engineering Company

Paul Calver

IET Manufacturing Policy Panel and Global Strategy Specialist, Calvco Limited

Paul Haimes

Vice President, Europe Technical Sales, PTC

Paul Moss

Business Development Director, Intergage

Paulo Carneiro

Director, StanRocc

Pertti Kujala

Director, Thingsee Smart Factory Solutions, Haltian

Peter Colman

Partner & Shareholder, Simon-Kucher & Partners

Peter de Strijker

Techical Specialist, Autodesk

Peter Timmins

Independent Pharmaceutical Professional, Liverpool City Region LEP Health & Life Sciences Board Chair

Peter van den Houten

Industrial IoT Product Spealist, Cisco

Philip Boyle

General Manager UK/I, Mirakl

Philippa Glover

Managing Director, CNC Robotics

Professor Andy Schofield

Technology Delivery Director, BAE Systems

Professor Fiona Charnley

Associate Professor of Circular Economy and Co-Director Exeter Centre for the Circular Economy, Exeter University

Professor Rab Scott

Head of Digital, AMRC, part of HVM Catapult

Professor Sam Turner

Chief Technology Officer, High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult

Professor Tim Minshall

Head of the Institute for Manufacturing and Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge

Pugal Janakiraman

WW Business Development Industrial IoT, Amazon Web Services

Rashitha Jayasekara

Chief of Digital Manufacturing, Rolls Royce

Ravi Gidoomal

Director, Edge Digital Manufacturing

Richard Almond

MAIT Lead Product Engineer - Additive Manufacturing and Antennas, Airbus Defence & Space

Richard Browning

Founder and Chief Test Pilot, Gravity Industries

Richard Gould

Sales Manager, MetLase

Richard Hagan

Managing Director, Crystal Doors

Richard Lloyd

General Manager, European Supply Chain & Operations, Accolade Wines

Richard Willingham

Business Development Management, Applied Scientific Technologies

Rob Evans

Digital Operations Director, PwC

Rob Jeffs

Process Improvement Leader, Rolls-Royce Submarines Ltd

Rob Munro

Industrial Associate, IfM Education and Consultancy Services

Robert Sinfield

Vice President Global Marketing, Sage

Rod Schregardus

Consultant, Access UK Ltd

Roger Gorman

Founder, CEO,

Roger Needham

Senior Supply Chain Consultant, IBM Sterling Solutions

Rosa Wilkinson

Director Of Communications, High Value Manufacturing Catapult

Russ McKay

IBM Executive IT Specialist and Solution Architect, IBM UK Limited

Ruth Amos

Award Winning Engineer and Inventor

Sam Briggs

Managing Director, Starling Solutions Ltd.

Sam Saunders

Head of Data Strategy and Data Product Management, Dyson

Sammar Javed

Research Associate, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Sara Duff

Sales and Marketing Director, Smart Manufacture

Sarah Black-Smith

Head of Factory Operations, Siemens

Sarah Ellis

Agile & Project Framing Specialist Airbus UK

Sarah Karmel

Head of Chemistry, Photocentric Limited

Silas Adekunle

Co-Founder, CEO, Reach Industries

Simon Eaves

PLM Technical Consultant, Symetri

Simon Locke

Former Head of Manufacturing Engineering, Dyson

Simon Reid

Head of Advanced Manufacturing, Growth Platform

Steph Locke

CEO, Nightingale HQ

Stephen Clarke

Head of Communications, Terracycle

Steve Morris

Country Manager, UK & I, Visual Components

Steven Barr

Managing Director, EDGE Digital Manufacturing

Steven Baxter

Head of Programmes, Vertical Aerospace

Suresh Daniel

Data & Architecture Integration Director, Coats

Sven Knowles

Knowledge Transfer Manager (RF), Knowledge Transfer Network

Sven Strassburg

Industry Solutions Architect, Europe, IBM UK Limited

Thang Vo-Ta

CEO & Co Founder, Callaly

Thomas Bohné

Head of the Cyber-Human Lab, Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge

Tim Lawrence

Partner, Edge Digital

Tom Æ Hollands

Innovation and Technical Director, Raynor Foods

Tom Brennan

Chief Marketing Officer, Rootstock Software

Tom Leeson

Senior Industry Marketing Strategist, Open Text Corp.

Tony Pottle

Business Development Manager, Exel Computer Systems plc.

Tracey Dawson

Managing Director, Daletech Electronics

Tristan Fletcher

CEO & Co-Founder, ChAI

Tristan Whitehead

Founder and CEO, Enspan Innovations

Vaibhav Boricha

Director, VIKASO LTD

Xi Bing Ang

Senior Director, Simon-Kucher & Partners

Yelena Ageyeva-Furman

Partner, Kearney