Ondrej Polak is a senior leader within the field of digital manufacturing transformation. His key experience is in design and implementation of a long term strategic digital transformation programs which ultimately lead to world class performance covering all critical aspects like organisational design, technology, and internal processes.
In his current role, he is leading a consortium which successfully secured a £1 million grant from Innovate UK for development of AI driven production system for the aerospace industry making it the first of its kind in the world.
Ondrej believes that manufacturers across different industries have a unique chance to revolutionise how they deliver value across their value chain by re skilling their employees in skills traditionally associated with IT departments, choosing relevant technologies for their business operations, and restructuring organisation to gain full benefits of digital transformation.
Circular Economy Manager
Joshua Young manages multiple innovative Industry 4.0 projects and collaborations that deploy novel digital technologies within the company’s new UK semiconductor foundry, connecting the physical and digital worlds to create circular business models and sustainable manufacturing operations. A digital transformation champion, he has spent his career partnering with global-tech organisations to improve productivity and operational efficiencies across NPI, engineering and manufacturing to gain competitive advantage.