Quintiq World Tour: Stockholm

Aligning human intelligence with innovative technology


October 8, 2015

Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Stockholm
Nils Ericsons Plan 4
111 64 Stockholm

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At the Quintiq World Tour, industry professionals discuss planning and optimization in the logistics, transportation, manufacturing, and oil and gas industries. This conference is your opportunity to get the latest on innovations in supply chain planning and optimization.

Join us at Quintiq World Tour Stockholm to:
  • Discover how you can transform your company by integrating technology, planning and people
  • Learn the benefits of enhancing your workforce and planning processes
  • Meet and exchange ideas with other professionals in your industry


  • 9:00
  • Registration
  • 9:30
  • Welcome message
    Andreas Grundsell, Business Unit Director Nordics, Quintiq
  • 9:45
  • Quintiq keynote - The journey to breakthrough transformation
    Francois Eijgelshoven, Vice President, EMEA, Quintiq
  • 10:30
  • Sales and operations planning in a manufacturing environment
    John Sookias, Business Unit Director, Manufacturing, Quintiq
  • 11:15
  • Networking break
  • 11:30
  • Optimization - Industry insights
    Kasper Hounsgaard, Managing Director, Copenhagen Optimization
  • 12:15
  • Lunch
  • 13:30
  • Outokumpu case study: IT as an enabler in a large scale business transformation
    Pekka Vainiomäki, Vice President of Enterprise Architecture, Outokumpu
  • 14:00
  • Q&A: Supply chain planning and top challenges in 2015 and 2016
  • 14:30
  • Afternoon networking break
  • 15:00
  • Final keynote
    Nicklas Bergman, Futurist, Technology Thought Leader
  • 16:00
  • Networking and drinks


  • Francois Eijgelshoven
    Francois Eijgelshoven is the vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Quintiq. He currently leads the oil, gas, metals, and logistics business units. Prior to joining Quintiq, Francois worked at IBM and Philips. He holds an MSc in industrial engineering and management science from the Eindhoven University of Technology, and majored in international logistics.
  • Kasper Hounsgaard
    Kasper Hounsgaard is managing partner at Copenhagen Optimization. Copenhagen Optimization works with airport customers to improve operations and cut costs. As managing partner at Copenhagen Optimization, Kasper is currently working with three different airports on optimization tasks covering check-in, security, baggage and de-icing. Before founding Copenhagen Optimization, Kasper headed an analytical team in Copenhagen Airport and was responsible for operational analysis.
  • Nicklas Bergman
    Nicklas Bergman has spent more than 20 years working as an entrepreneur and investor in the area of emerging technologies. He is also a futurist and the Scandinavian advisor to the TechCast Technology Think Tank in Washington DC, where he works with experts from around the world to understand the impact of disruptive technologies. Most notably, he is the author of "Surviving the Tech Storm", a new book on the societal challenges in times of technological uncertainty. As a speaker, Nicklas provides a unique perspective on the future of business and technology, and will leave you with great insights and useful tools.
  • John Sookias
    John Sookias is a well-respected industry executive with over 20 years of experience in sales and operations planning (S&OP) and supply chain planning. Before joining Quintiq, he held senior roles at enterprise software firms Steelwedge, Infor, Syncron and Mercia Software. He is currently the business unit director of manufacturing at Quintiq.

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