Industry 4.0: The Future of Manufacturing

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Industry 4.0: The Future of Manufacturing

Munich, July 11-13, 2017
Barcelona, May 23-25, 2018


    Marc Sachon
    Professor of Production, Technology and Operations Management
    Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Stanford University
    MBA, IESE, University of Navarra
    Diplom-Ingenieur Aerospace-Technology, University of Stuttgart

    His main areas of interest are process improvement, supply chain management and engineering risk analysis. His research areas include e-supply chain management, product development, project management and engineering risk analysis, primarily in the manufacturing and automotive sectors. He has published both in academic journals, such as IEEE Transactions, and business journals such as European Business Forum (EBF). He has contributed chapters to several books on operations management and process improvement. Prior to entering academia, Prof. Sachon worked for several years at IBM's German headquarters in Stuttgart-Vaihingen. As a consultant, Prof. Sachon has been involved in projects with companies such as Morgan Stanley, Hugo Boss Industries, United Airlines, Merck KG and the Bonneville Power Authority
    Eduard Calvo
    Associate Professor of Production, Technology and Operations Management
    Ph.D. in Telecommunications Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
    M.Sc. in Telecommunications Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

    Eduard Calvo’s areas of interest lie at the intersection of operations management and telecommunications, with a particular emphasis on the optimization and operation of wireless networks. An expert in optimization theory, he also consults for several industrial firms.

    Prior to his post at IESE, Prof. Calvo held several research posts at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In 2005, he was honored with the Salvà i Campillo Award for the Best Young Engineer by the College of Electrical Engineers of Catalonia.

    Evgeny Káganer
    Associate Professor of Information Systems
    Ph.D. in Business Administration (Information Systems), Louisiana State University
    Master of Business Administration, Syracuse University
    Medical Doctor, Ural State Medical Academy, Yekaterinburg

    His research focuses on understanding how rapid digitalization reshapes business models and organizations. Prof. Káganer has published on these topics in premier academic and business journals, and his work on the effects of digitalization in business and education has been widely cited in major media outlets. Prior to joining academia, he spent several years working for a major financial services firm in Russia.



IESE Business School
Executive Education


Carl M. Lidl

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  • Munich Campus
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The program language is English. For the Barcelona edition simultaneous translation into Spanish will be provided if a sufficient number of requests are made well in advance of the program date.