Accelerate the Efforts in Innovation, Digitalisation and Sustainability
Ian ROBERTS, Chief Technology Officer, Buhler, Uzwil, Switzerland
17 March 2022, 10.00-10.30 (CET)
Billions of people come into contact with Buhler technologies to cover their basic needs for food and mobility every day. For this, Buhler develops the best process solutions along complete value chains. Two billion people each day enjoy foods produced on Buhler equipment; and one billion people travel in vehicles manufactured with parts produced with Buhler machinery. Having this global relevance, the company is in a unique position to turn today’s global challenges into sustainable and good business. Some of Buhlers key data are: 12’500 employees, revenues of approx. CHF 3 billion, presence in more than 140 countries, 33 manufacturing sites. Ian ROBERTS will discuss Buhler’s transformation and how the company accelerates the efforts in innovation, digitalisation and sustainability.
Ian ROBERTS has served as CTO of Buhler since 2011. During that period the company has undergone a digital transformation, developed a collaborative innovation culture, building and engaging with broad ecosystems and continued to strengthen an innovation leadership position. A strong advocate for entrepreneurship and sustainability, he is a co-founder and president of the startup accelerator MassChallenge Switzerland, a board member of RESTOR, a global ecology and land restoration platform and an Ambassador for the education programme Aiducation. Ian has more than 25 years experience in the food industry, having previously worked in a range of innovation and business development roles for Nestlé. He has a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wales.
This stars Webinar will be moderated by Toni SCHOENENBERGER, Executive Chairman, stars, Stein am Rhein, Switzerland.