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June 2-5, 2025 | Detroit, Michigan

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Calling all technical experts and visionaries: Siemens wants you to speak at the digital transformation event of the year. Whether you’re sharing technical tips or product demos, industry insights or your digital twin story, there’s a spot for you on stage at Realize LIVE 2025.

2024 Main stage presenters

This year's main stage featured leaders who are transforming their industries and will transform the way you think about your own.

Hear stories that will help you reframe your challenges, discover the right solutions and accelerate your digital future.

Tony Hemmelgarn, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Digital Industries Software.
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Tony Hemmelgarn - President and CEO

Tony is the President and CEO of Siemens Digital Industry Software. Prior to this appointment, he served as the company’s executive vice president of Global Sales, Marketing and Services.

Tony Hemmelgarn, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Digital Industries Software.
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Tony Hemmelgarn - President and CEO

Tony is the President and CEO of Siemens Digital Industry Software. Prior to this appointment, he served as the company’s executive vice president of Global Sales, Marketing and Services.

Tony Hemmelgarn, President and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Digital Industries Software.
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Tony Hemmelgarn - President and CEO

Tony is the President and CEO of Siemens Digital Industry Software. Prior to this appointment, he served as the company’s executive vice president of Global Sales, Marketing and Services.

Joe Bohman, Executive Vice President, PLM Products, Siemens Digital Industries Software.
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Joe Bohman - Executive Vice President, PLM Products

As the Executive Vice President of PLM Products for Siemens Digital Industries Software, Joe and his team are responsible for setting the long-term strategy of the PLM product portfolio.

Joe Bohman, Executive Vice President, PLM Products, Siemens Digital Industries Software.
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Joe Bohman - Executive Vice President, PLM Products

As the Executive Vice President of PLM Products for Siemens Digital Industries Software, Joe and his team are responsible for setting the long-term strategy of the PLM product portfolio.

Joe Bohman, Executive Vice President, PLM Products, Siemens Digital Industries Software.
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Joe Bohman - Executive Vice President, PLM Products

As the Executive Vice President of PLM Products for Siemens Digital Industries Software, Joe and his team are responsible for setting the long-term strategy of the PLM product portfolio.

Sony, Incubation Center

Seiya Amatatsu - XR Technology, Development Division

Seiya leads Sony's XR technology development department. In this role, Seiya guides Sony towards new frontiers in immersive technology, ensuring that the company remains at the forefront of innovation in XR-related fields.

Sony, Incubation Center

Seiya Amatatsu - XR Technology, Development Division

Seiya leads Sony's XR technology development department. In this role, Seiya guides Sony towards new frontiers in immersive technology, ensuring that the company remains at the forefront of innovation in XR-related fields.

Sony, Incubation Center

Seiya Amatatsu - XR Technology, Development Division

Seiya leads Sony's XR technology development department. In this role, Seiya guides Sony towards new frontiers in immersive technology, ensuring that the company remains at the forefront of innovation in XR-related fields.

Profile photo of Hirohito Kondo, Deputy GM - Metaverse Business Development, Sony.
Sony

Hirohito Kondo - Deputy GM - Metaverse Business Dev.

With 17 years of experience in the IT, XR, and music industries, Hirohito has excelled as a product manager, developer, project leader, and product marketing manager at renowned companies like Microsoft and Sony.

Profile photo of Hirohito Kondo, Deputy GM - Metaverse Business Development, Sony.
Sony

Hirohito Kondo - Deputy GM - Metaverse Business Dev.

With 17 years of experience in the IT, XR, and music industries, Hirohito has excelled as a product manager, developer, project leader, and product marketing manager at renowned companies like Microsoft and Sony.

Profile photo of Hirohito Kondo, Deputy GM - Metaverse Business Development, Sony.
Sony

Hirohito Kondo - Deputy GM - Metaverse Business Dev.

With 17 years of experience in the IT, XR, and music industries, Hirohito has excelled as a product manager, developer, project leader, and product marketing manager at renowned companies like Microsoft and Sony.

Profile photo of Dylan Neal of Harman Automotive.
Harman Automotive

Dylan Neal - Manager, PLM Systems and Data Standards

At HARMAN, Dylan leads the PLM Business Systems department, which comprises enterprise-minded problem solvers collaborating across HARMAN and with HARMAN Digital to achieve enterprise-level PLM and Configuration Management (CMII).

Profile photo of Dylan Neal of Harman Automotive.
Harman Automotive

Dylan Neal - Manager, PLM Systems and Data Standards

At HARMAN, Dylan leads the PLM Business Systems department, which comprises enterprise-minded problem solvers collaborating across HARMAN and with HARMAN Digital to achieve enterprise-level PLM and Configuration Management (CMII).

Profile photo of Dylan Neal of Harman Automotive.
Harman Automotive

Dylan Neal - Manager, PLM Systems and Data Standards

At HARMAN, Dylan leads the PLM Business Systems department, which comprises enterprise-minded problem solvers collaborating across HARMAN and with HARMAN Digital to achieve enterprise-level PLM and Configuration Management (CMII).

Headshot of Erin Devola, Head of Sustainability, Siemens Digital Industries Software.
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Eryn Devola - Head of Sustainability

Eryn leads Siemens efforts to positively impact people, societies, and the environment while creating profitable and sustainable solutions for current and future customers. 

Headshot of Erin Devola, Head of Sustainability, Siemens Digital Industries Software.
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Eryn Devola - Head of Sustainability

Eryn leads Siemens efforts to positively impact people, societies, and the environment while creating profitable and sustainable solutions for current and future customers. 

Headshot of Erin Devola, Head of Sustainability, Siemens Digital Industries Software.
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Eryn Devola - Head of Sustainability

Eryn leads Siemens efforts to positively impact people, societies, and the environment while creating profitable and sustainable solutions for current and future customers. 

Headshot of Tom Jensen, Chairman and Co-Founder, Freyr Battery.
Freyr Battery

Tom Jensen - Chairman and Co-Founder

Currently the Executive Chair of Board of Directors at FREYR battery, Tom is a leader in clean energy innovation and has been an instrumental part of Europe’s green transition for several decades.

Headshot of Tom Jensen, Chairman and Co-Founder, Freyr Battery.
Freyr Battery

Tom Jensen - Chairman and Co-Founder

Currently the Executive Chair of Board of Directors at FREYR battery, Tom is a leader in clean energy innovation and has been an instrumental part of Europe’s green transition for several decades.

Headshot of Tom Jensen, Chairman and Co-Founder, Freyr Battery.
Freyr Battery

Tom Jensen - Chairman and Co-Founder

Currently the Executive Chair of Board of Directors at FREYR battery, Tom is a leader in clean energy innovation and has been an instrumental part of Europe’s green transition for several decades.

Apryl MaClane, PLM project manager, Navair.
Navair

Apryl MaClane - PLM project manager

Apryl has 34 years of Department of Defense Logistic Government Systems experience. Today, she focuses on building the first NAVAIR sustainable digital baseline with 100% asset visibility throughout the entire lifecycle. 

Apryl MaClane, PLM project manager, Navair.
Navair

Apryl MaClane - PLM project manager

Apryl has 34 years of Department of Defense Logistic Government Systems experience. Today, she focuses on building the first NAVAIR sustainable digital baseline with 100% asset visibility throughout the entire lifecycle. 

Apryl MaClane, PLM project manager, Navair.
Navair

Apryl MaClane - PLM project manager

Apryl has 34 years of Department of Defense Logistic Government Systems experience. Today, she focuses on building the first NAVAIR sustainable digital baseline with 100% asset visibility throughout the entire lifecycle. 

Kevin Ferreira, IT manager, Jabil.
Jabil

Kevin Ferreira - IT Manager

Kevin leads the global Low-Code Center of Excellence at Jabil. In his 20 years of experience, Kevin has worked with a variety of technologies to deliver impactful multi-layer projects and build global and regional low-code COEs.

Kevin Ferreira, IT manager, Jabil.
Jabil

Kevin Ferreira - IT Manager

Kevin leads the global Low-Code Center of Excellence at Jabil. In his 20 years of experience, Kevin has worked with a variety of technologies to deliver impactful multi-layer projects and build global and regional low-code COEs.

Kevin Ferreira, IT manager, Jabil.
Jabil

Kevin Ferreira - IT Manager

Kevin leads the global Low-Code Center of Excellence at Jabil. In his 20 years of experience, Kevin has worked with a variety of technologies to deliver impactful multi-layer projects and build global and regional low-code COEs.

Ray Kok, CEO, Mendix.
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Ray Kok - CEO, Mendix

Passionate about empowering organizations to build software portfolios that turn ideas into outcomes, Ray leads Mendix, the global leader in enterprise #LowCode. 

Ray Kok, CEO, Mendix.
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Ray Kok - CEO, Mendix

Passionate about empowering organizations to build software portfolios that turn ideas into outcomes, Ray leads Mendix, the global leader in enterprise #LowCode. 

Ray Kok, CEO, Mendix.
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Ray Kok - CEO, Mendix

Passionate about empowering organizations to build software portfolios that turn ideas into outcomes, Ray leads Mendix, the global leader in enterprise #LowCode. 

Danny Sicking - Senior Director, NX Platform

Danny leads the NX Platform, a development organization responsible for foundational capabilities across all the engineering domains.  He has a passion for driving innovation and enhancing customer productivity.

Danny Sicking - Senior Director, NX Platform

Danny leads the NX Platform, a development organization responsible for foundational capabilities across all the engineering domains.  He has a passion for driving innovation and enhancing customer productivity.

Danny Sicking - Senior Director, NX Platform

Danny leads the NX Platform, a development organization responsible for foundational capabilities across all the engineering domains.  He has a passion for driving innovation and enhancing customer productivity.