From Reaction to Mastery with IBP, Powering Long-Term Performance!


Evolution Summit

Transforming businesses from reactive to proactive:
Unleash the power of Integrated Business Planning (IBP)!

Transforming businesses from reactive to proactive: Unleash the power of Integrated Business Planning (IBP)!

4th-6th of December, 2024


4th-6th of December, 2024



Witness the evolution of S&OP into the dynamic world of Integrated Business Planning (IBP). Transition from merely reacting to unforeseen challenges to proactively steering your business towards long-term visions, strategic milestones, and financial goals.

Our summit dives deep: Uncover the power of IBP in shaping genuine behavioural shifts. Explore the essential tech and systems driving the process. Dive into the nitty-gritty of the IBP framework. Look to the future with AI and Operational Excellence.
Join us for in-depth dialogues and hands-on workshops focusing on: Supply Chain Nuances, Demand Mapping, Innovations and Sustainability in Product Development, Financial Reconciliation and Leadership Processes
And, for the grand finale, a comprehensive guide on expertly navigating IBP implementation. Walk away with actionable insights, practical tips, and a wealth of knowledge. Don’t miss this golden opportunity to harness the transformative potential of IBP for your enterprise!

Key Topics

Decoding the Critical Differences, Tracing the Evolutionary Path, and Evaluating Their Profound Impact on Business Performance Metrics:

Are you navigating the shift from Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) to Integrated Business Planning (IBP)? This comprehensive session demystifies the key differences between the two paradigms, charts the growth and maturation of IBP, and evaluates how these shifts significantly influence Business Performance Management. Gain actionable insights to make informed decisions in this evolving landscape.

Merging Strategic Foresight with Operational Excellence for a Future-Ready Enterprise:

In an ever-evolving business landscape, where does your organization stand? This session delves into the intersection of strategic planning and operational efficiency, guiding you through the essential steps to craft a future-proof business model. Discover how to meld strategic foresight with operational prowess to navigate uncertainties and seize emerging opportunities.

A Comprehensive Guide to Mastering Supply, Demand, Product, Reconciliation, and Management Business Review:

Achieving a balanced and efficient business model requires a deep understanding of Integrated Business Planning (IBP). This session offers a panoramic view of the essential components of IBP—Supply, Demand, Product, Reconciliation, and Management Business Review. Learn how to integrate these elements holistically for greater business success, and unlock the secrets to each step for optimized performance.

Are you able to discern the subtle yet impactful behavioral changes currently shaping your organization?

This session aims to deepen your understanding of the core values and actions that are pivotal for enhancing your Integrated Business Planning process. Equip yourself with the tools to not just spot these shifts, but also to leverage them for a more robust and agile IBP strategy.

How well-equipped is your technological arsenal for optimizing your Integrated Business Planning?

This session provides an in-depth exploration of everything from Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) to forecasting systems and critical financial tools. Understand how to synergize these technologies to power up your IBP process!

AI, Predictive Analytics, and Big Data Unleashed: What does the future hold for Integrated Business Planning (IBP)?

This forward-thinking session dives deep into the revolutionary impact of Artificial Intelligence, Predictive Analytics, and Big Data on IBP strategies. Discover how to leverage these technologies to navigate the complexities of modern business and prepare your organization for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Your Comprehensive Guide to the Roadmap, Best Practices, and Critical Dos and Don’ts for a Smooth Transition:

Embarking on an Integrated Business Planning (IBP) implementation journey? This session equips you with the roadmap and toolkit for a seamless and successful rollout. Learn the industry best practices, essential dos, and critical don’ts that can make or break your transition. Navigate your way to IBP success with confidence and expertise.”

Agenda Focus Areas

Integrated Business Planning (IBP) Evolution
Technological Integration
Cultural and Procedural Transformation
Operational Mastery through IBP
Data-Driven and Ethical Decision-Making
Empowerment and Inclusivity

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Martin Dieker

Martin belongs to the folks who believe that the shop floor is the only department in a company that generates values. It is in every leader's best interest to serve operators to execute their job in the best possible way.

Being a leader in operations is not about wearing nice suits and watches. The job is to ensure that operations are defining-, executing-, and improving standards on a daily base with respect to safety, quality, performance and cost. You work for 100 operators, not the other way around.

- Design and implement holistic production systems considering cross-functional integration (TPM, IWS, PSS, CBS, etc.)
- Bring lean/OpEx theory into daily operations
- Daily standard working processes and performance monitoring
- Improve processes, organizational structures and systems in industrial organizations
- Enable people to work together closely and to become better leaders (servant leaders)

Martin Gutberlet

Martin Gutberlet is responsible for the strategic and operative tasks of Baader's digitalization division as Managing Director of Open Innovation Holding GmbH, Trace Tomorrow Management GmbH and Early Business Development GmbH. Mr. Gutberlet reports directly to Mrs. Baader.

Martin Gutberlet has more than 25 years of experience in the field of digitalization and digital transformation and was most recently Chief Digital Officer of a global, listed packaging and paper company.  Prior he served as Head Digital Projects at a global leader in machine tools.

My passion: "Digital for me is about People, Change and Technology - empowering people while using innovative technology is my passion. "


Industry & Titles: Food, Packaging & Paper, Farming

CxO and Senior Mgmt


I am used to give keynotes to senior audience.

Waldemar Hirsch

Waldemar Hirsch is responsible for 3D printing of jigs & fixtures at Audi Sport. He coordinates the 3d printing activities within the production of Audi AG. His job also includes the responsibility for the mechanical analysis in the production of Audi Sport and the innovation management for the production.

Before the time of 3d printing he worked as a developer for process, method and technology after study automotive engineering at Cologne

Johan Beukema

Johan Beukema is Partner at BCI Global, a leading independent consultancy firm with headquarters in The Netherlands and offices in Europe (London, Frankfurt), North America (Atlanta, San Francisco, LA) and Asia (Singapore, Shanghai).

BCI Global was founded in 1985 and specializes in Manufacturing footprint optimization, supply chain optimization and location & site selection. Johan, who joined BCI in 1999, holds a university degree in (International) Business Administration of the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. Over the last 22 years Johan has supported many companies in the optimization of their manufacturing footprint strategies and end-to-end supply chains as well as in the selection of the optimal locations for new manufacturing sites, distribution centers and other business functions.

Johan’s geographical experience base includes EMEA, The Americas as well as Asia-Pacific including China and India. He works a lot for industry leaders in different industries as well as for new and fast-growing companies. Companies on his track record are for example ExxonMobil, Donaldson, Roche, Medtronic, Abbott, Amgen, Nestle, Danone, Takeda, Starkey, Hilti, Cisco, Huhtamaki, Ricoh, AMS AG, Brown Forman, Edwards, Oxea, Wabtec, and many others.

Johan regularly speaks at conferences and seminars and publishes about topics related to his area of expertise.

Jesper Toubøl

Jesper is the head of one of LEGO moulding sites and qualification factories which include both advanced mass manufacturing and maturing of new emerging technologies. Jesper has furthermore delivered organizational footprint and technology strategies within Product Design and Equipment ( Manufacturing - establishing Engineering centers in LEGO manufacturing sites in Singapore, Mexico and Denmark. During his work Jesper has profound focus on how IoT can support his visions and enable the future – a true IOT-technology evangelist.

Jesper has worked for LEGO in several roles.

1) Responsibility for R&D in Packaging and Processing (Decorations and Assembly) product line.

2) Responsibilities for product development execution for LEGO DUPLO , LEGO Games , LEGO Technic , LEGO Hero Factory  - leading development teams through design, sourcing and marketing process from concept to finished product.   

3) Establishing logistics strategy, delivered turn around results in increasing differentiated services and reducing costs by e.g. outsourcing, consolidating sites and redefining logistic service offering.

Peter Thorngren

Peter Thorngren has the the ability to combine customer demands with technical possibilities and limitations to create working commercial solutions. Peter has also had personal experience in running a successful business in the management/system development area.
Peter works especially well in projects with a combination of technical, organizational, and commercial challenges. With his technical understanding and experience in larger projects, he can perform well in the areas of technology and business development.

Specialties: Peter Thorngren also has extensive professional experience in the areas of finance, marketing, automotive, government, industry, and telecom sectors.

Christophe Strauven

Christophe Strauven is an experienced business driver with entrepreneurial instincts who has worked in the cybersecurity industry for more than 16 years gaining experience in different positions.

Driven by enthusiasm, he remains fully abreast of technological trends and business challenges to help align the two. As a Business developer manager for Europe, his goals include building a business development strategy that ensures continuous innovation and business growth.

Outside of the office, Christophe enjoys travelling, gardening and wine.

Chetna Jain

Chetna Jain is a conscientious & visionary professional, with 18 years of experience in leading Research & Engineering programmes and product development.

Strategic adviser for techno-commercial viability of programmes. Lead projects for innovative, technologically advanced vehicle and safety-critical high volume automotive products. Experienced in streamlining business processes and leveraging product profitability.

She has worked with multi-cultural cross-functional teams, ranging from start-ups to century old established company. An effective communicator, adaptive and quick decision maker with strong analytical thinking. Balancing between sustainability and growth, works to expand her horizons by staying open to novel experiences.

Matt Barber

Matt Barber is the Product Manager for Shopfloor-Online MES, responsible for shaping the product strategy and ensuring the product meets the current and future needs of the market.

Matt brings years of experience as a software engineer and a project lead, where he has helped numerous manufacturers, across a range of industries, digitise their manufacturing operations with Shopfloor-Online MES.

Matt graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2011, with a first-class honours degree in Computer Science, and recently received a certification from the London School of Economics (LSE) for successfully completing MBA Essentials.

Alain Nochimowski

Alain Nochimowski is the Chief Technology Officer at Viaccess-Orca. Alain is responsible for leading VO’s innovative initiatives and on a broader scope, fostering an innovative mindset across the company.

Prior to this position, Alain led business development activities, first at Orca Interactive, and following the merger with Viaccess, at the new entity Viaccess-Orca.

Alain was responsible for leading VO’s entry strategy into new markets and ventures, and for creating a supportive industrial ecosystem for VO’s new products and technologies.  Before joining Orca Interactive in 2009, Alain held various business development and technical strategy positions successively at Orange, Viaccess, and SanDisk, in New York, Paris, and Tel Aviv.

Throughout his career, Alain initiated and successfully lead multiple innovation projects that notably resulted in dozens of issued patents and strategic sales to large content service providers. Alain graduated from Ecole des Mines de Paris.

Kari Terho

Kari is the Vice President, Global Sales with Elisa IndustrIQ, helping manufacturing companies to leverage intelligent manufacturing opportunities.

Kari has over two decades of experience in working with manufacturing and telecommunications enterprise solutions and he is passionate about helping customers drive sustainable growth by using data insights to solve their most challenging problems.

Kari holds a master’s degree in Business Administration.


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