Jul 2, 2021

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Missed out on registering for Cognite & Microsoft’s Webinar on accelerating sustainable manufacturing? Catch up now on-demand

With sustainability being at the forefront for manufacturing leaders, many have set aggressive goals to reduce their environmental footprint. 

Defining such goals, manufacturers are now challenged with identifying the actions and technologies needed to reduce waste, resource consumption and emissions.

“It is becoming more to the forefront across not just the manufacturing industry, but the energy industry and other verticals we operate in. There are some clear trends, and I think a really important point about these trends is that they are accelerating much fast than anyone anticipated. Here I am primarily talking about regulatory pressure and societal pressure. When I talk to different clients we are engaged with across the world, the anticipation of this trend was a lot less than what is actually realised in the market,” said Paula Doyle, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Cognite.

“I see a lot of our customers facing this pressure from multiple angles with regards to their sustainability performance [...] public sentiment is demanding much much more responsibility from our manufacturing organisations, and this pressure really cascades through the supply chain and reaches B2B companies as well,” added Christoph Pawlowski Senior Industry Executive, Manufacturing Industries, Microsoft Western Europe.

Click here to watch Cognite and Microsoft’s latest Webinar, ‘How Digital Platforms will Accelerate Sustainability Goals for Manufacturers’.

How Digital Platforms will Accelerate Sustainability Goals for Manufacturers

In a recent Webinar with Microsoft and Cognite, Paula Doyle and Christoph Pawlowski guided the attendees through a discussion on the role that digital platforms play in helping manufacturers to achieve their goals while keeping in mind the need to build a foundation for sustainable growth in the future. 

In addition, both Doyle and Pawlowski highlighted some of the successes already happening in the industry and how leading manufacturers have accelerated their initiatives.

Breakdown of the Topics Discussed:

  • Industry challenges
  • The role of people and technology in sustainability
  • How Manufacturers can activate the pathway to turning pledges into realities

Meet the Speakers

Paula Doyle

Doyle is the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Cognite and sits on the Executive Management Team. 

Joining Cognite in 2018, Doyle has a deep knowledge of industrial software and digitalisation processes in heavy-asset industries, previously working for the likes of ABB and Siemens. During her time in the Middle East, Doyle established and ran a non-profit industrial technology organisation. 

Doyle also holds a PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Limerick.

Christoph Pawlowski

Pawlowski is the Senior Industry Executive, Manufacturing Industries, Microsoft Western Europe. He has more than 20 years of experience in consulting, sales and business development for manufacturing industries.

Prior to Microsoft, Pawlowski worked for Fujitsu Siemens Computers and as a software services consultant.

His primary expertise is in intelligence-driven, connected sales, services, aftermarket solutions and business transformation, focusing on value creation, business model evolution and sustainability opportunities.

Scott Birch

Birch is the Editorial Director at BizClik Media Group, with 25 years of diverse international experience in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Over the years, Birch has edited daily, weekly, monthly and annual print titles, ranging from daily newspapers to glossy celebrity magazines, niche B2B magazines and luxury lifestyle publications. 
Click here to watch Cognite and Microsoft’s latest Webinar, ‘How Digital Platforms will Accelerate Sustainability Goals for Manufacturers’.

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