2020 has been a volatile year for industrial companies. But now more than ever, forward-looking OEMs are investing in the skills and technologies that will help them optimize their products and reduce waste, including digital solutions that enable remote monitoring and diagnostics of equipment in the field, self-service condition monitoring, and secure data sharing between themselves and customers.
Sr. Director of OEM Business Development
Sander’s career spans large, global OEMs and solution providers in the heavy-asset industries. Starting as a field service engineer 25 years ago, he quickly recognized the value of the internet, remote monitoring, and proactive, connected services. In his role as a service manager for GE supporting customers with critical assets in remote locations, he successfully implemented long-term service support agreements focusing on value creation in customer operations. Sander has a degree in mechanical engineering and automation technology from Hanze University of Applied Sciences.
Director of Smart Maintenance
With a background in nuclear physics and experience building data science teams across logistics, telecommunications, and digital marketing, Jake has spent the past three years of his career focusing on data-driven reliability and predictive maintenance in heavy-asset industries, seeing advanced analytics through from development to production. As Director of Smart Maintenance at Cognite, Jake and his team work with Cognite’s customers and partner network to realize the digital transformation of maintenance and reliability using Cognite Data Fusion. Jake has a master’s degree in nuclear physics from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.