Arian Zwegers is a Programme Officer at the European Commission, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (CONNECT), unit “Technologies & Systems for Digitising Industry”. He received a Ph.D. from the Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands for his contribution to the system architecting field, which focused on reference architectures, shop floor control architectures, and modular software design. After his Ph.D., he worked for the Philips Electronics’ Centre for Manufacturing Technology, Baan Development, and PlatteConsult. In the Commission, he used to be responsible for a programme on Enterprise Interoperability before changing units and dealing with Service Engineering. Later he worked with the Future Internet Public-Private Partnership and now on the Digitising European Industry initiative. He is coordinating the activities related to the Public Private Partnership Factories of the Future in DG CONNECT.
Programme Officer, Technologies & Systems for Digitising Industry,
DG CONNECT, European Commission