Oliver Jelsch

Director Business Development + Sales, akquinet port consulting, Bremerhaven, Germany, since 2019.Self employed, Managing Director, service provider for temperature controlled food supply chains, Bremerhaven, Germany (6 Years)Director Key Account Management and Consulting at DATEV (IT-service and software provider), Hamburg/ Bremen, Germany (12 Years)Key Account and Supply Chain Management for Global Liner Alliances, EUROGATE Container GmbH, […]

Jarkko Mäkiranta

Jarkko has over 14 years of experience in the terminal industry. He has worked in several  roles with a focus on automation. Jarkko has been heavily involved in several Automation projects at Kalmar like Trapac, USA, Patrick, Australia and a large automation project in the USA. Jarkko is a proud father of four children and […]

Gangadhar Gude

Gangadhar Gude is the founder and CEO of ATAI (2018) Labs Pvt Ltd and the Co-Founder of INVECAS Inc (2014). Under his leadership, INVECAS has received the Red Herring Global 100 award in 2016 and Most Innovative Product Winner: IESA Technovation Awards in 2018. ATAI, his latest venture, is an applied AI company that provides […]

Nils Kemme

Dr Nils Kemme is Managing Director and Partner with HPC Hamburg Port Consulting. HPC Hamburg Port Consulting is an internationally renowned consulting firm with long-standing experience in the global port, transport, and logistics sector. In more than 45 years of excellence, HPC has delivered more than 1,750 projects across 135 countries, providing leading-edge professional expertise with a […]

Patrick Brehmer

Patrick Brehmer is a Senior Manager, Product Management at Navis. Patrick has over 10 years of experience within the maritime industry with a strong focus on digitalisation, continuous improvement, innovation and automation.Currently Patrick is leading the waterside planning portfolio and is responsible for the introduction of Artificial Intelligence within the Navis portfolio.

Bea Vodera

Beatrice Vodera is a Regional Sales Engineer for the DACH, EE & Baltics region at Nozomi Networks. Beatrice has strong background in IT Security, focusing more on the specifics of OT & IoT environments in recent years. Beatrice has had exposure to different aspects of cyber security and operational effectiveness in environments.

Jay Pandya

20+ years of experience within the terminal industry focused on the BPM, QA and Testing  and implementation of Automated Terminals. Played a key role in automating terminals (Euromax Rotterdam, Abu Dhabi Terminal, London Gateway, Victoria International Container, Ports of Auckland), and in creating IGO’s key Products that are now used by many of IGO clients.

Jerome Besancenot

Dr Jérôme Besancenot, PhD in Computer Science graduate from Paris University, is Digital Transition Project Director for HAROPA PORT (Le Havre, Rouen and Paris Ports). Expert in maritime IT strategy and single windows, he developed a new generation of Port Community System (PCS) software designed to facilitate vessels and cargo transit through any port: S-WiNG […]

Hans Rook

Hans has worked in the transport and logistics sea trade sector for 48 years. He started his career at a shipping agency and having gaining experience in all facets of import and export services, he was appointed to set up the ICT function in the company. He is also one of the gurus on EDI […]