At this year’s SOAR Summit 2020, we are excited to have Joren Gijsbrechts, a faculty member at Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, and Peter Hinssen, a serial entrepreneur, join us to share their expertise and inspire you to achieve a frictionless supply chain.

Peter Hinssen

First up is Peter Hinssen. Peter is an advisor, keynote speaker, author, and one of the most sought-after thought leaders on radical innovation, leadership, and the impact of all things on society and business.

Peter spends most of his time lecturing at Universities across the globe, such as the London Business School and MIT in Boston. When he’s not in the classroom, Peter is spending time on nexxworks, his current company, to help organizations become more fluid, innovate, and thrive in the ‘Day After Tomorrow.’

For more than fifteen years, Peter led a life of technology start-ups. His first company e-COM was acquired by Alcatel-Lucent, his second, Streamcase, by Belgacom, and Across Technology by Delaware Consulting. His third venture (Porthus) was quoted on the stock exchange in 2006 and acquired by Descartes. Between start-ups, he has been an Entrepreneur in Residence with McKinsey & Company, with a focus on digital and technology strategy.

Joren Gijsbrechts

The next speaker at our third annual SOAR Summit is Joren Gijsbrechts, who as previously mentioned is a faculty member at renowned KU Leuven in Belgium. With machine learning and AI dominating today’s news, Joren will present an introduction on the topic, as well as a discussion on how Artificial Intelligence is applied in both our daily lives and new methods being applied in the logistics industry.

On top of research Joren has conducted with a global multi-national CPG company, he has also performed secondary research within the logistics industry. Those curious or wanting to understand more about the emerging technologies of Machine Learning and AI will not want to miss this information-filled session.

SOAR Summit is the largest event of the year held in Europe, and we are confident that these educational sessions will provide unmatched value for you and your company.