Director & Global Head Watson IoT for Manufacturing, IBM Corporation

In his role as Global Head for Watson Iot for Manufacturing Thorsten Schröer is responsible for IBM’s global business within the companies Watson IoT for Manufacturing division across all industries.

Thorsten has a deep understanding of the key marketplace opportunities and challenges facing manufacturing companies, and consults extensively with senior executives as they look to digitize, optimize and transform their manufacturing operations applying leading edge technology around Internet of Things, cloud, analytics, mobility and cognitive.

In his previous role he led IBM’s business for the electronics industry for Europe where he led client engagements focused on digitization.

Mr. Schröer holds an Masters degree for Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Dortmund and a Masters degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, USA.