Dr. Stephan Biller is the Vice President for Offering Management at IBM Watson IoT. He leads IBM's Industry 4.0, Smart Buildings, and Smart City solution suites. These solutions aid clients to drive operational excellence from assets, factories & supply chains building & cities to to the operations of oil fields and power plants using Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Analytics.
He is a recognized thought leader in Industry 4.0, Digital Twin, and AI for Manufacturing. Prior to joining IBM in 2017, he served as General Electric’s Chief Manufacturing Scientist & Manufacturing Technology Leader founding GE’s Brilliant Factory initiative as well as its Additive Manufacturing software strategy. Earlier positions include General Motors Fellow & Global Manager for Sustainable Manufacturing Systems. He has co-authored a book on sustainable production along with 80+ publications and 11 patents. Dr. Biller holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University, USA, an MBA in Finance and Strategy from University of Michigan, USA, and an Dipl.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering from RWTH Aachen, Germany.