Learn How to Scale and Deploy Digital Initiatives Across the Entire Enterprise.

Y NOW 2021 offered highly interactive live online sessions with leading experts who provided much needed clarity on proven best practices, strategies, and case studies. Learn from industry-leading peers as to how they have successfully planned, managed, and implemented digital transformation programs leading to autonomous operations. Watch the on-demand sessions now!

Reimagine your business operations and understand how to accelerate toward autonomous operations for a sustainable future.

Keynote Speakers

Michael Krauss Sr. Automation Manager BASF
Alex Reed Co-Founder + CEO Fluence Analytics
Ram Ramasamy Vice President and Global Client Leader Frost & Sullivan
Nabil Alnuaim VP Digital Transformation Saudi Aramco
Francisco Betti Head of Advanced Manufacturing & Production World Economic Forum
Dr. Yu Dai Director, Senior Vice President, Digital Solutions HQ Yokogawa


Vincent Goveas Process Automation Engineer ADNOC Gas Processing
Subhendu Sengupta Sr. Process Automation Engineer ADNOC Gas Processing
Bruce Eng International Expert, Smart Manufacturing & Process Control Air Liquide
Mauricio Palencia Process Control and OT Leader Air Liquide
Jose Saucedo Process Control Engineer Air Liquide
Leticia Zarpellon Sr. Local Expert, Smart Manufacturing & Process Control Air Liquide
Kristof Verbeeck Support Manager Steelanol ArcelorMittal
Ahmed Al Sayed Rahman Superintendent Automation BAPCO
Cor Beetsma Owner Beetsma Consulting
Binu Mathew Chief Technology Officer C3 AI
Matthew Swann Staff Control Systems Engineer Cheniere LNG O&M Services
Paul Didier IoT Solution Manager Cisco Systems
Fabien Maisl OT Security Solutions Manager Cisco Systems
Robert Rice VP of Engineering Control Station
Simon Carlsen Specialist IT Architecture - Wireless Technology Equinor
Michael Hilfert Production Engineer Evonik Operations
Igor Stolz Head of Electrical & Process Control Evonik Operations
Oleg Rodyukov Head of the Operational Efficiency Department Gazprom Neft
John A. Peoples Global EHS Manager Huntsman Corporation
Marc Wageveld Site Facilities Coodinator Indorama
Mike Aylott Chief Technology Officer KBC, A Yokogawa Company
Arjun Balakrishnan Sr. Consultant KBC, A Yokogawa Company
Bradley Ford Director – Asset Optimisation and Organisation KBC, A Yokgawa Company
Innokenty Petrov Director - Deputy Head of KBC Russia – Asset Optimisation and Organisation KBC, A Yokgawa Company
Myles Guinta Business Development Executive KBC, A Yokogawa Company
Peter Maling Principal Consultant,
Global Product Manager - Value Chain Optimization
KBC, A Yokogawa Company
Mark Routt Chief Economist - Americas KBC, A Yokogawa Company
Cyrill Glockner Principal Program Manager Microsoft
Haruka Takahashi Business Development Executive Omega Simulation
John Chidgey Lead Engineer Automation & Digital Integration Origin Energy
Gigih Yuli Asmara Assistant Manager of Instrument, Control, and SCADA Perumda Air Minum Tugu Tirta, Malang City
Patrick Lee CEO & Cofounder PXiSE Energy Solutions
David Chang Advanced Process Control Engineer Raizen
Pedro Jose Lucas Guillen Process Engineer REPSOL
David Llorens Director, Risk Consulting RSM US LLP
Alexi Lopez Lorca Knowledge Engineer Semantic Web Company
Robert Brown Sr. Consultant Shell
Jac Opmeer Open Process Automation Forum, Business Working Group Co-Chair, Principal Automation Engineer Shell Global Solutions B.V.
Mohamed Salaheldin Quality General Manager SIDPEC
John Crosman Lead Process Safety Consultant Sphera
Jerry Caponera VP Cyber Risk Strategy ThreatConnect
Shannon Vasseur Control Technology Specialist Williams
Tom Finan Cyber Growth Leader Willis Tower Watson
Prashant Bhushette Business Development Consultant Yokogawa
Mark Breese Global Head of Sales RAP Yokogawa
Penny Chen Sr. Principal Technology Strategist Yokogawa
Dave Emerson VP, US Technology Center Yokogawa
Tom Fiske Principal Technology Strategist Yokogawa
Gerald Hardesty Emerging Solutions Manager Yokogawa
Andreas Helget President and CEO, Yokogawa Europe B.V. Yokogawa
Zhang Hua Digital Transformation Business Development Manager Yokogawa
Hiroaki Kanokigi General Manager, Yokogawa Product HQ Control Center Yokogawa
Naveen Kashyap Vice President - Digital Innovation & Services Yokogawa
Satoshi Kuriyama Market Intelligence Analyst Yokogawa
Matthew Malone Industrial Cybersecurity Expert Yokogawa
Jimmy Miller Process Safety Business Leader Yokogawa
Mio Nagai Product Manager Yokogawa
Takashi Naito Business Development Manager Yokogawa
Saravanan Prabakaran Manager Advanced Solutions Yokogawa
Simon Rogers VP Digital Solutions Yokogawa
Peter Jan Sloots Business Development Manager SCADA Yokogawa
Eugene Spiropoulos Industrial IT/OT Expert Yokogawa
Kenichi Takeda YPHQ Strategy Planning Division Yokogawa
Joseph Ting Vice President - Digital Customer Experience Yokogawa
Yuexing Wang Smart Manufacturing Section Head, Digital Solutions Center Yokogawa