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SmartSolutions to Future-Proof Your Supply Chain

November 3, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. CDT

With the potential to connect anything, anywhere, the Internet of Things (IoT) has made full supply chain transparency - shipment visibility, asset tracking, and condition monitoring - more possible than ever. As network telecommunication systems speed up and expand reach, sensors are becoming increasingly more affordable, thus making the potential for realizing new operational efficiencies through a dedicated IoT strategy boundless.  

Watch the DHL IoT Experience now for practical, actionable guidance on implementing the right IoT solutions to address your unique business needs, and hear thoughtful perspectives on the role of SmartSolutions in further digitalizing and future-proofing supply chains.

Visionary keynotes, live use cases in our operations and even a special glimpse into the future make this one virtual event you won’t want to miss!


Alex DeoAlex Deo

Innovation Manager - SmartSensor & IoT, Americas

Gina ChungGina Chung

Vice President, Innovation Americas, Head of DHL Americas Innovation Center, DHL

Megan WolskiMegan Wolski

Innovation Engagement Manager, DHL, United States

Axel WiebrachtAxel Wiebracht

Vice President, IoT Center of Excellence, DHL

Dr. Thilo KahlDr. Thilo Kahl

Manager, IoT Product Design & Development, DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation

Kay IrwinKay Irwin

Director Solution Architecture, IoT, AT&T Consulting

  • Alex manages business development for DHL’s SmartSensor and champions the topic of IoT for the Americas region. Building on DHL’s existing portfolio of IoT/SmartSensor solutions, Alex identifies innovative new technologies to add value and bolster DHL’s position as the world’s leader in logistics.

    Previously Alex worked in the aviation industry managing both operational and technology innovation portfolios. Here he focused on data-driven approaches to customer-centric research and development. Alex holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Colorado.

  • Gina is a global innovation leader with 7+ years of experience in the digital transformation of logistics and supply chains.

    Today she is responsible for DHL’s Americas Innovation Center: a purpose-built platform to engage customers, startups, and industries on the future of logistics. Gina manages a portfolio of projects focused on the rapid testing and adoption of technologies such as collaborative robotics and artificial intelligence across logistics operations.

    Prior to this role, Gina spent 6 years in Germany and shaped DHL’s trend research series including co-authoring publications such as IoT in Logistics together with Cisco and the industry-acclaimed Logistics Trend Radar.

    Gina is based in Chicago and holds two degrees from the University of Auckland.

  • Megan has over ten years experience in global supply chain and logistics operations.

    Today she works for DHL’s Americas Innovation Center: a purpose-built platform to engage customers, startups, and industries on the future of logistics. Megan works with customers to discover opportunities for digitalization within their supply chains and connects them with the right experts to accomplish their goals.

    Throughout Megan’s career, she has touched multiple areas within in the supply chain, from finished goods deployment and allocation strategy, to increasing velocity on retail shelves and working with technology teams to build software for logistics companies.

    Megan is based in Chicago and holds two degrees from The Pennsylvania State University and Georgia Southern University.

  • Axel Wiebracht is Vice President of the IoT Center of Excellence (CoE) at DHL and is responsible for the DHL Group IoT Platform. The CoE IoT is one out of 6 Centers of Excellence DHL has set up as core components of the group strategy to accelerate Digitalization.

    Axel Wiebracht has 15+ years of experience in IT in the Logistics Industry. For 2 years, he is working with all DHL divisions on the implementation of IoT use cases in the area of shipment tracking, asset tracking, and the monitoring of operational conditions in real-time. The Group IoT platform is building the backbone for a fast and standardized deployment of IoT to enhance the customer experience and improve operational efficiency for DHL's customers.
    Axel is based at DHL headquarters in Bonn, Germany, and holds a Master in Business Administration from the University of Muenster.

  • Thilo Kahl is an IoT enthusiast with 4+ years of experience in sensor design and IT developments for pharma- and medical device applications. Today he works as the IoT Product Design & Development Manager based in the DHL Innovation Center in Germany, driving the development of new IoT solutions across DHL Business Units and industry sectors.

    Prior to this role, he worked as an IT consultant for the DHL division and one of Germany’s leading IT consultancies with a focus on life sciences and healthcare IT applications. Thilo holds a Ph.D. with the main focus on Biomimetics from the University of Bonn, Germany.

  • Kay leads IoT, mobility strategy, and deployment engagements for AT&T clients, delivering comprehensive design, governance, infrastructure, and security recommendations. Kay’s focus area includes location-based technologies in the retail, supply chain, healthcare, and government industries. Kay is adept at identifying key technologies, which enhance the overall experience, improve productivity, reduce costs, and automate data collection providing actionable analytics for clients.

    Kay joined AT&T in 2009 and brought extensive experience in RFID, Cellular and GPS, RTLS, and other location-based technologies. She has designed and launched solutions for a myriad of asset tracking, monitoring, and supply chain use cases. Prior to AT&T, she worked for inCode Telecom, a consulting firm focused on business applications utilizing wireless technologies. In addition, she was Director of Store Systems for the International Division of Toys ‘R’ Us for several years and deployed wireless technologies in all international Toys ‘R’ Us stores.

    Kay holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics and a minor in Business from Arizona State University.

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