Samsung Memory Solutions Forum 2013 (Germany)
New Architecture - Enabling Performance At the Core
- Schedule : Oct. 16. 2013
- Location : Palais Frankfurt, Frankfurt
|11:00 - 13:00||Pre-programme: IT Executive Roundtable – upon invitation only|
|13:00 - 14:00||Registration and Lunch|
|14:00 - 14:05||Welcome Address by Yun Shik Kim
(President Samsung Semiconductor Europe)
|14:05 - 14:10||Welcome Address City of Frankfurt
(City Council Frankfurt am Main)
|14:10 - 14:15||Welcome Address City of Eschborn
|Business Innovation Session||14:15 - 14:45||
Leibniz Rechenzentrum + IBM: SuperMUC
– a lighthouse for energy efficient Top Data Center Performance
· Introduction and evaluation of SuperMUC 1
· Preview of the next generation with SuperMUC 2
Prof. Dr. Arndt Bode
(Vice President & CIO TU München, Head of LRZ)
(Technical Director Competitive Sales Europe, IBM Deutschland)
|14:45 - 15:05||
Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange AG CPU and Storage Performance = a natural Resource?:
· Standardised, fully automated trading of IT capacity
· New opportunities for vendors and customers
(Head of Business Development, Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange AG)
|Break||15:05 - 15:30||Coffee Break|
|Memory Innovation Session||15:30 - 16:00||
Sustainability in IT – Can less be more?
Prof. Dr. Dr. Klaus Toepfer
(Director IASS and former German Environmental Minister)
|16:00 - 16:30||
Top Performance is key for success
(Status GP and former head of Cosworth’s Formula 1 Team)
|16:30 - 17:00||
SAMSUNG: The Memory Paradox – More Speed + Less Energy
· Energy efficiency and Top Performance are not opposed
· Latest Memory Technology multiplies IT Performance
|Break||17:00 - 17:25||Coffee Break|
|CIO Panel Discussion||17:25 – 17:45||
Big Data and the programmed homo sapiens
Thomas R. Köhler (author and Managing Director of CE21)
Rolf Schumann (SAP)
|17:45 - 18:45||
CIO Panel: Big Data, Secure Cloud and Cloud Exchange – what’s in it for me?
Moderation: Dr. Dr. Mario Tobias
|Exclusive Networking||18:45 - 19:30||Champagne Reception|
|19:30||Start of the Gala Networking Dinner|
|20:00 - 20:20||
Dr. Robert Blackburn
(President of Information Services & Supply Chain Operations BASF AG)
|22:00||End of Gala Dinner and Closing|
- Robert Blackburn is President Information Services & Supply Chain of BASF Group located in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Previously he was Senior Vice President for BASF Group. In this role Robert led BASF Group's worldwide business transformation program and was a member of the Group's Global Procurement Steering Team. Prior to BASF, Robert served as Senior Vice President & Head of Corporate Portfolio Development for Siemens AG. He had previously led multiple hardware, service and software P&L businesses on both a regional and global basis as Vice President at IBM after beginning his career in the Strategy & Operations Practice at Deloitte. Robert currently serves as Chairman of the Board of BASF IT Services GmbH, as Vice Chairman of the Board of Elemica Inc. and as a member of the Board of Executive Directors of the Bundesvereinigung Logistik. He previously served on the Boards of Directors at Capgemini plc and BE Global in Great Britain.
- Prof. Dr. Arndt Bode is a Full Professor for Informatics at Technische Universität München since 1987, leading a research group for computer architecture and parallel and distributed computing. Since October 2008 he is also heading the Leibniz Supercomputer Centre of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Munich. From 1999 to 2008 he was Vice President and CIO of Technische Universität München. He is author of more than 200 publications on parallel and distributed architectures, programming tools and applications.
Mark Gallagher – former Head of Cosworth's F1™ Business Unit, Head of Commercial Affairs at Jaguar / Red Bull Racing and Marketing Director at Jordan Grand Prix – delivers inspirational business lessons learned from a diverse career spanning almost 30 years at the forefront of Formula One.
Credible when it comes to speech content and charismatic in delivery, Mark is an excellent public speaker with a 14 year track record. His insight into motorsport's ‘winning ways' will resonate with performance-driven organisations.
Currently providing expert opinon and commentary on ESPN Star Sports F1 coverage, Mark also runs his own team, Status GP, which competes in GP3 and in Le Mans 24 Hours.
- Yunshik Kim started his career at Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd., headquartered in Seoul, South Korea in 1984. He started as an engineer in the memory component business group. A first long-term assignment brought him to the European headquarter offices in Frankfurt, Germany from 1990 – 1995, by which time it had already become the world's largest memory chip vendor. After a number of promotions in the engineering field, Yunshik was promoted to Head of Memory Sales, responsible for all of Samsung Electronic's worldwide memory sales activities. Two year later, in 2012, he was relocated to Germany to take over the role of President and CEO of Samsung Semiconductor Europe. He is responsible for a yearly turnover of $5 billion and 240 employees distributed across the EMEA area.
- An Internet entrepreneur since the infancy of the World Wide Web, Thomas R. Köhler is also a founding shareholder of a software business for e-commerce logistic. Since 2007, he has primarily been active as a consultant with his business CE21. He teaches business informatics and competitive intelligence at the University of Applied Science in Ansbach. The author of highly popular books, Köhler has for many years been an avidly sought speaker, podium guest and specialized expert wherever Internet-related themes are discussed.
Dermot is responsible for Samsung Device Solution and Display Product sales in EMEA and Russia and is based in the European HQ here in Frankfurt since 2010.
He previously led European sales for Samsung's Global EDP accounts for eight years in London. Before joining Samsung in 1998, Dermot worked in NEC Electronics and Kyocera for a total of seven years in various sales management positions in Ireland and Europe. Combined, he gained more than 22 years of cross-cultural experience and has an intimate knowledge of corporate global and European business environments. He understands the elements required to successfully harmonize differing business expectations and in 2012, became the first European Corporate Vice President for Samsung DS division.
- As Head of Database and Technology / SAP HANA for Middle & Eastern Europe at SAP, Rolf Schumann works closely with SAP customers to understand their business need and requirements to align this input with SAP's technology and overall strategy. He councils business executives and IT managers on innovations, latest SAP developments and related migration concepts.
- Willhelm Speckhardt is the Mayor of the town of Eschborn since more than 11 years. Previously he worked as the First Councilor of the town of Eschborn and 9 years as the Mayor of the municipality of Modautal. In addition to his administrative tasks Mr Speckhardt acts among others as a lecturer in municipal law, as Chairman of the Hessian administration of the school society, Member of the Executive Committee of the planning association of the metropolitan area Frankfurt/Rhine-Main, Member of the Board of Trustees of the English Theatre Frankfurt and Board and Executive Committee member of Frankfurt Rhine Main Finance.
- Volker Stein is a City Council of the city of Frankfurt, where he heads the department for infrastructure since 2011. Between 2007 and 2011, he was Frankfurt's head of the department "Order, Security and Fire Protection". He worked many years as district Vice-Chairman, as well as a City Councilor and Deputy Chairman for his political party in Frankfurt. From 1996 to 2002, he had an assignment from the German Armed Forces in the framework of the IFOR and SFOR mission in former Yugoslavia. Before that, right after Germanys reunification, he helped build the administrative infrastructure in Thuringia from 1990 to 1991 as a representative of the State Government of Hessen. At the beginning of his career, he was a teacher at the Paul Hindemith school.
Mario Tobias studied biology with emphasis on applied ecology, geo-ecology and environmental law. Tobias began his career 1997 as a project and landscape planner in the public sector. In 2000, he transferred as environmental advisor to the Association of the Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM). In October 2005, he was appointed to the Executive Committee of BITKOM and directed the Division of Technologies and Services until end of 2010.
In parallel, Tobias formed the Office of the Association "Germany save in the net" from ground up and was its Acting Managing Director. He was / is a member of numerous committees and networks and initiator of partner projects with ministries.
Mario Tobias is Secretary-General of the IASS since January 2011.
Klaus Toepfer (born 29 July 1938 in Waldenburg, Germany; now Wałbrzych, Poland) is a German politician (CDU) and environmental politics expert. From 1998 to 2006 he was executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Toepfer studied economics in Mainz, Frankfurt and Muenster. In 1968 he earned his doctorate at the University of Muenster. After functioning as government official, professor and adviser on development politics he became minister for the Environment and Health in the regional government of Rhineland-Palatinate in 1985. In 1987 Toepfer became German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety under Chancellor Helmut Kohl. From 1994 to 1998 he served as Federal Minister for Regional Planning, Civil Engineering and Urban Development. He was member of the Bundestag from 1990 to 1998 and member of the Steering Committee of the CDU from 1992 to 1998.
In 1998 Toepfer was appointed Under Secretary General of the United Nations, General director of the United Nations office in Nairobi and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme. In June 2006 he was succeeded in this office by Achim Steiner. As director of UNEP, he has had a key role in gauging and attempting to remedy the environmental costs of the 2004 Asian tsunami.
Ingolf Wittmann studied computer science and business administration at the University of Stuttgart. He holds a diploma in computer science. His professional career started in 1987, as a UNIX system engineer for Nixdorf in the public sector. In 1990, with the announcement of the IBM RS/6000 computer, Ingolf took over the AIX marketing responsibility at IBM Germany. Subsequently he held different positions as sales representative and sales manager for ERP solutions for the RS/6000 platform.
With his appointment as Technical Director in 2001, Ingolf took over the technical responsibility of the Systems & and Technology Group in Germany. In 2008 he was put in charge of the STG Technical Sector Sales Organization in EMEA. Since 2011, Ingolf Wittmann is responsible for the Competitive Technical Sales segment in Europe.
Since 2005, Ingolf Wittmann is an active member and Deputy Chairman of the BITKOM research group "Server and Concepts of Operation". 2007 he was elected Chairman of the BITKOM Steering Committee for IT infrastructure.
- Sebastian Zilch is the Head of Business Development at Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange AG. Prior to that Sebastian worked at Projectplace GmbH in the Business Development section. At Siemens AG, he worked at the Global Procurement Services department, and as a Global Account Manager. Before he joined Siemens AG he worked as an IT service advisor at McKinsey & Company. He started his professional career as Co-Founder and Managing Director at EBCA, a provider of e-Business Services. He holds a Diploma of information technology in business administration.