Dr. Eva Savelsberg

Speeding-up and optimizing the decision-making processes in terminal operations is the focus of Dr. Eva Savelsberg. As Senior Vice President of INFORM’s Logistics Division, she specializes in Agile Optimization Software which renders a wide range of business processes more productive, agile and reliable, including processes for maritime and inland ports as well as distribution centres. […]

Alan Peterson

Alan has been involved in technical sales since 1980 joining first Westinghouse and then GE in 1989.  Initially responsible for supporting heavy industry, container ports and shipbuilding in Virginia, USA, Alan transitioned to TMEIC Americas in 2006 and has since been working full time in the marine container terminal marketplace.  Container Terminal automation and advanced […]

Christian Blauert

Christian Blauert is the Global Director in Port and Terminal Development for Moffatt & Nichol. Christian has over 25 years of experience within the maritime industry with a strong focus on container terminal developments, terminal management, automation projects and management-strategy as well as business development. Christian joined Moffatt & Nichol having held various C-suite roles, […]

Carlos Lopez Barbera

Carlos Lopez Barbera is the Vice President of Product Management at Navis. He has been with Navis for 7 years and during his journey he had the opportunity to be part of some of the most innovative projects in the industry. His experience on the field is fundamental to understand the real challenges of the […]

Boris Wenzel

Seasoned CEO with strong focus on strategy and change-management. Twenty years’ experience in senior leadership positions in Asia and Europe backed by early experience as a turn-around specialist and proven track record in building successful teams and creating shareholder value. Multi-industry, multi-company and multi-continent experience in diverse cultural environments and solid experience representing interests of […]

Matthew Wittemeier

Matthew Wittemeier is responsible for marketing at INFORM’s Logistics Division where he has become a thought-provoking contributor to many industry publications and conferences. He is co-author of the award winning 2038: A Smart Port Story – a story about the future of technology and the social challenges it may bring. Matthew is a member and […]

Oscar Pernia

‘As Founder & Technical Lead of Next Port Dr. Oscar Pernia participates as advisor and thought leader in several innovation and R&D activities, with core focus on enabling the introduction of Artificial Intelligence in the Port Industry: his education was on Telecommunications Engineering, and he holds an Industrial Engineering PhD, where he focused on Algorithms […]

Abdessalam El Azzouzi

Abdessalam El Azzouzi, with an MSc in Control Systems, joined Siemens in 1998. He has been Head of Cranes modernization projects since 2016 – with over 22 years of experience in cranes business; product and project management as well as services. His current focus is to modernize and automate existing container cranes for life extension […]

Simon Poulin

Simon Poulin invested in Effenco at the beginning and is one of the founders. He joined and organized the Sales Force from 2011 to this day. He opened the US market in 2012 and the European market in 2017. He as introduced Effenco’s Hybrid Active Stop-Start Technology in many Port fleets and City fleets.  Ports […]

Gerhard Fischer

Gerhard L. Fischer graduated in 1987 with a Dipl.-Ing. (FH) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Applied Science, Munich, Germany and visited Arizona state University, USA on a Fulbright exchange. Since 2008 Gerhard is with Siemens AG in the Cranes business segment in Erlangen, Germany as head of sales for harbour cranes. He […]