Ian Elsby

Head of Chemical Industry GB&I - Siemens plc

Presentation Title: Digitalisation changes everything – KEYNOTE

Abstract: Digitalisation changes everything, we hear this claim being made more & more. But, what does this mean for the chemical industry? And where can they benefit?

Bio: With more than 15 years’ experience gained within the process sector & automation business, Ian holds a wealth of chemical industry-specific knowledge. As Head of Chemicals, Siemens UK & Ireland, Ian’s current role sees him responsible for liaising directly with the Global Chemical Sector HQ advising on the industry challenges faced by UK manufacturers, OEMs and engineering businesses to ensure Siemens develops value based solutions and technologies for its clients.

Ian is engaged within several UK chemical industry networks, offering insights around the following themes: The Internet of Things, automation, digitisation, Industry 4.0, productivity, and Connected Manufacturing.