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Professor Harald Kopp is the director of industrial services research for TSIA. In this role, he is responsible for the further development and enhancement of TSIA’s research agenda, according to the needs of businesses in the EMEA region and for industrial equipment manufacturers. His focus is chiefly on services in industrial automation, equipment, instruments, and technology companies.
Harald also currently teaches an MBA program for sales and service engineering at Furtwangen University in Germany. This MBA program prepares young professionals for a career in service and focuses on industrial and IT service.
Prior to joining Furtwangen University in 2004, Harald already had 10 years of experience in the areas of supply chain management, logistics, and IT services. This experience was gained during his various roles as logistics manager with fashion company HUGO BOSS, an SAP consultant for IT service provider Novasoft (now Ciber), and an IT manager at FESTO, an industrial equipment manufacturer and industrial service provider.
Harald has 25+ years of accomplished experience in the areas of supply chain management, IT consulting, and industrial services. He holds a degree in economics from Tübingen University, Germany.
Harald is a regular contributor to the TSIA blog on the topics of industrial equipment, intro to the Internet of Things (IoT), the remote services continuum, and smart, connected products.
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