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Antoine van Agtmael

Senior Adviser, Garten Rothkopf and founder, CIO and CEO, Emerging Markets Management, LLC; co-author of The Smartest Places on Earth

Mr. Antoine Willem van Agtmael serves as the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of Emerging Markets Investors Corporation. Mr. van Agtmael serves as the Chairman, Chief Investment Officer, and Portfolio Manager at Ashmore EMM, L.L.C. Mr. van Agtmael founded Ashmore EMM, L.L.C. and is responsible for country allocation and overall maintenance of investment standards.

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Brett Brune

Editor in Chief
Smart Manufacturing magazine

He previously edited and wrote on staff at the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post and The New York Times.

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Rho Cauley Bruner

Vehicle Management Systems Integrated Product Team Lead
Northrop Grumman

Rho Cauley Bruner is the Vehicle Management Systems (VMS) Integrated Product Team (IPT) Lead on the U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton program. In this role, Cauley has responsibility for the management of VMS Products on the Triton Program including the flight control system, flight critical software, and avionics systems.

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Charlie Chung

Senior Marketing Manager
UPS Supply Chain Solutions

Charlie Chung is Senior Marketing Manager at UPS Supply Chain Solutions. Chung began his career at UPS in 2010 in the Global Logistics & Distribution business unit as a distribution marketing manager responsible for the Industrial Manufacturing & Automotive market segment.

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Mats Johansson

President and CEO
Eon Reality

As Co-Founder, President, and CEO Of EON Reality, Mats Johansson has developed partnerships and business with many leading companies worldwide such as Microsoft, HP, Nvidia, Atlas-Copco, Suzuki, Lexus, Boeing, Cornell University and Imperial College to mention a few, he also played a key role in the company’s rapid growth.

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Bob Nida

VP - Organizational Development
Wabash National

Mr. Robert L. Nida, also known as Bob has been Vice President of Organizational Development at Wabash National Corp. since February 27, 2014. Mr. Nida has been Vice President of Business Development at Wabash National, Inc since February 2008.

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Karthik Ramani

Director, C Design Lab, Donald W Feddersen Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University

Karthik Ramani is a Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University. He earned his B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, in 1985, an MS from Ohio State University, in 1987, and a Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1991, all in Mechanical Engineering.

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