Channel Manager Central and Eastern Europe/Member of the Working Group Reference Architecture and Standardisation, GE Digital/German Platform Industrie 4.0
Thomas Schulz has a Master of Science degree in Engineering Technology. He has many years’ experience in software-based solutions and service platforms for connected manufacturing. Focus of this work is the step-by-step implementation of ‘Industry 4.0‘ in the manufacturing and process industry. Since 2013 he has been a member of the working group covering reference architecture and standardization of the platform ‘Industry 4.0‘ - the Federal Republic of Germany’s strategic initiative and high-tech strategy. As part of a team of authors, he has been actively participating and working on Chapter 6: Reference Architecture, Standardization of the Implementation Strategy ‘Industry 4.0‘ - Report on the results of the ‘Industry 4.0‘ Platform. He is currently employed by GE (General Electric) GE Digital Division and is responsible for GE Partner business covering Central and Eastern Europe.