Pieter van Schalkwyk

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Pieter van Schalkwyk, CEO at XMPro, is an experienced engineer and technologist who helps organizations use real-time, event-based digital twins to improve situational awareness, process efficiency, and decision making without disrupting operations. He is recognized as a thought leader in industrial digital transformation and has written and spoken extensively on topics including digital twins, IIoT, AI/ML, and industrial blockchain applications. Pieter holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master's degree in information technology. He chairs the Natural Resources Working Group in the Digital Twin Consortium (DTC). Prior to this, Pieter was the chair of the Digital Twin Interoperability Task Group within the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC). In February 2019, Pieter received the IIC Technical Innovation Award. He describes himself as an entrepreneur at heart, technology enthusiast, team builder, and aspiring Ironman triathlete.

Books from Pieter van Schalkwyk

  1. Building Industrial Digital Twins
    Build your first digital twin MVP and gain first-hand experience of using the technology, the challenges it presents, and its impact on your organization