Dr. Albrecht Ricken

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Dr. Albrecht Ricken

Director Business Developer, Research & Innovation - SAP SE

Dr. Albrecht Ricken works for SAP SE, where he is in charge of Industrie 4.0 research. He started his career in 1994 at SAP as a logistics consultant. In 1998 he became in charge of SAP’s Latin American supply chain practice with a focus on Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO). In 2002 he co-founded the supply chain consulting company Quendian.

He returned to SAP in 2008, where he first worked in the New Product Introduction group before moving into Research & Innovation in 2012. In the Supply Chain Council he founded and chairs the Special Interest Group on Product Management and Innovation, who released the PLCOR process reference for Innovation and Product Management.

Dr. Albrecht Ricken earned his Ph.D. in computer science and a Diploma in Industrial Engineering at Karlsruhe University, Germany. His research interests include innovation and incubation processes as well as cyberphysical systems for Industrie 4.0 / the Industrial Internet.

Albrecht will be speaking at the following time:

Hall 4 - 10:05am - 10:55am - Industry 4.0 – The Fourth Industrial Revolution

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