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Firas Khalil
Head of MindSphere Application Center, Process Industries & Drives at Siemens


Firas Khalil is the Head of Digital Enterprise Lab within Siemens Process Industries & Drives Division located in Alpharetta, Georgia. 

He holds a M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Siegen in Germany and has over 12 years of experience in the energy and industry sector with focus on Automation, Digitalization and Electrification.  

As the head of the Mindsphere Application Center, Firas Khalil and his team are focused on co-creational, agile and analytical cloud application developments with customers in the Oil & Gas, Waste Water, Pulp & Paper, Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Mining business where scalability and speed are key. 

In addition, Firas Khalil is the Co-Chair of the Standards Body Liaison Working Group within The Open Group where he acts as an interface between the Open Process Automation Forum and Standards Development Organizations.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: The Future of IoT for the Smart Factory – Using New Technologies to Manage Maintenance in Real-Time