Stephan Biller, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer & President, brings to AMI more than 20 years of experience in analytics, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), additive manufacturing, and digital manufacturing, for which he was elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Prior to AMI, Dr. Biller served as the Vice President of Product and Offering Management for AI Applications & Watson IoT at IBM, where he led IBM’s Industry 4.0 solution products, including IBM Maximo®, TRIRIGA®, Asset Performance Management and Operations Optimization using Big Data, AI and Analytics to drive operational excellence into factories, supply chains and operations. He was recognized by SME as one of the 30 thought leaders of Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing.
Prior to joining IBM in 2017, Dr. Biller served as the Chief Manufacturing Scientist & Manufacturing Technology Director at General Electric Corporation (GE), founding and leading GE’s “Brilliant Factory” initiative to improve productivity, quality, and efficiency of GE’s manufacturing engineering, factories and supply chains. Earlier positions include General Motors (GM) Fellow & Global Group Manager for Manufacturing Systems. He holds multiple degrees, including a Dipl.-Ingenieur degree from RWTH Aachen, Germany; a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences from Northwestern University; and an MBA from the University of Michigan.