From data to decisions in order to manage reliable equipment performance - Bernie van Leeuwen, SKF Group

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Bernie van Leeuwen SKF

"From data to decisions in order to manage reliable equipment performance"

In this presentation you will learn how digitalization is being used at SKF in order to realize its' vision of "a world of reliable rotation'. For a company that is traditionally mainly known for its' bearing business, you will learn how digitalization has enabling SKF to provide even more value for its' customers. Based on more than 100 years of rotating equipment knowledge and more than 15 years of condition monitoring experience, SKF uses digitalization to even better support their customers in maximizing their rotating equipment performance and reliability. This will enable companies to maximize their output while minimizing maintenance costs. You will see practical examples of how digitalization is enhancing SKF's business; both from an internal perspective, as well as ways we support our customers.

Bernie van Leeuwen
Program Manager Machine Learning & Prognostics SKF Group

Short CV Summary:
After getting his Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1999 from the University of Twente, Bernie van Leeuwen started his career in SKF's Engineering and Research Centre in the Netherlands as a Mechatronics Engineer. In that role he acted as the project manager for SKF's drive-by-wire technology development, with the presentation of SKF's concept car 'Filo' at the Geneva Auto Show of 2001 as the major milestone. After that he worked several years as a project manager in SKF's automotive market product development area as well as in innovation strategy management. In 2011, Bernie joined SKF's Industrial Market organisation and lead SKF's global Advanced Engineering and Project Management team. After moving to Sweden in August 2016, Bernie took the chellange as Programme Manager Machine Learning and Prognostics and recently took on the role of Director Product Management Digitalization. In that role he is driving the (development of the) portfolio of SKF's hardware and software products in order to support SKF's Rotation Equipment Performance offer as well as SKF's digital strategy as a whole. 

In this presentation you will learn how digitalization is being used at SKF in order to realize its' vision of "a world of reliable rotation'. For a company that is traditionally mainly known for its' bearing business, you will learn how digitalization has enabling SKF to provide even more value for its' customers. Based on more than 100 years of rotating equipment knowledge and more than 15 years of condition monitoring experience, SKF uses digitalization to even better support their customers in maximizing their rotating equipment performance and reliability. This will enable companies to maximize their output while minimizing maintenance costs. You will see practical examples of how digitalization is enhancing SKF's business; both from an internal perspective, as well as ways we support our customers.