Dr Antonio Feraco
Company: TÜV SÜD Asia Pacific
Job title: Managing Consultant – Industrie 4.0
Dr Feraco is Managing Consultant Industrie 4.0 for TÜV SÜD Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. Here he focuses his activities in supporting the manufacturing sector, in adopting technologies within the industry 4.0 space to enable end to end integration of IT and OT to improve HSE and optimizing costs. During the last two years he led the development of the I4.0 process industry practice and successfully run several projects focused on Business Processes Optimization and Workforce Efficiency. Before joining his actual position, he was Head of Business Development and Technology Transfer for an International Applied R&D Institution, external advisor for KPMG Italy and Adjunct Professor of Innovation Process Management at the University of Vitez since 2013. After completing his PhD in Artificial Intelligence, he managed various international projects for the European Commission related to IT for Energy Efficiency, Embedded Systems in Robotics and Digital Media. He also participated in the development of an ICT Policy Support Program Project of the EC. Apart from his business and management activities, he also delivers for industry and academia in both Technical topics as Predictive Maintenance for Process Industry, and non-Technical like Management of Innovation Processes and Technology Transfer Strategies. He has also been appointed by the European Commission as expert evaluator for the Horizon 2020 R&D program.