András KövesManaging Director - Tech-CON Hungária Kft
With my technical and economic degree, I have been working in the field of B2B engineering for more than 15 years, organizing domestic and international experience. I have been working at Tech-Con Hungária Kft for 8 years to provide Hungarian manufacturing companies with automation products and solutions. Last year, I earned my second degree in DE-MK Lean.
András VéghStart It Up and Trial Show Hungary founder, mechanical engineer - Start It Up
András Végh is one of the founders of Start It Up Győr. He graduated as a mechanical engineer in 2015, and then gained experience as a design and development engineer in international teams abroad. He is currently active in the Start It Up Foundation, where he leads EIT Manufacturing HUBHungary's startup issues. He also participates in several projects and runs Trial Show Hungary, a sports company formed from the past of professional sports.
Attila Gurabibusiness coach - Yield Ltd
Agricultural economist and business coach. During his career, he supported the creation and development of small and medium-sized enterprises in various programs, and worked directly for Hungarian companies as a consultant and coach. His main area is the development and collaborations within the organization for efficient operation and continuous improvement. Kaizen Institute Hungary cooperating partner. He is a lecturer at the Department of Technical Management and Entrepreneurship of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Debrecen. Honorary university associate professor.
Balázs KocsiInNow Interreg project professional leader - UD Faculty of Engineering
InNow Interreg project professional leader - University of Debrecen, Faculty of EngineeringBalázs Kocsi is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Debrecen and the professional leader of the InNow Interreg project. He has a degree in logistics and lean engineering. He is confident enough to improve business processes in any industry and level. His research interests include the development of a risk analysis technique that can objectively evaluate failures in processes to support data-driven decision-making.
Balázs VáradyOwner, Chief System Operator - Symbol Tech Zrt
Balázs Várady has more than 20 years of experience in administration and corporate governance. He has also worked in the service provider and banking sectors, managing the development and implementation of several internally developed systems built from scratch. For the first time in Hungary, the introduction of an IT-coordinated performance evaluation system at one of the leading banks. One of the founders and co-owners of Symbol Tech Zrt., He has been actively involved in the everyday life of the company since 2010 as a leading system operator. With hundreds of successful corporate governance systems behind him, he is an expert in business processes for small and large businesses.
Barbara VerőCo-Founder and CEO - Future Proof Consulting
I gained 10+ years leadership and 8+ years board experience in the field of HR and organisational design and development. I built my career at Nestlé from 2001 and 2019, and left the company as HR director. I am now the co-founder and managing director of Future Proof Consulting focusing on the development of SME leaders, teams and organisations. I am a teacher at Metropolitan University, challenging the students in the field of HR strategy. I mentored 20+ start ups. I am an angel investor in 5 companies. I am the Club Director of Woman/Business/Angels assosiation. I cover all the elements of the innovation ecosystem in order to better understand its operation. I believe in the economic power of the start up ecosystem and in the system based, holistic solutions. I furthermore believe, that we should invest into talents, everything else is only a question of time.
Dr. István BudaiInNow Interreg project leader - UD Faculty of Engineering
Dr. István Budai is an associate professor at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Debrecen and the head of the InNow Interreg project from the side of University of Debrecen. A process engineer whose field of research is the development and sustainability of composite manufacturing processes. He has a number of patent in this area.
János AntaliQuality management consultant - Compresc
János Antali has been working in the automotive industry for more than 20 years, including mechanic machining, initially as an engineer and later as a senior manager. In terms of his qualifications, he obtained a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, then a master's degree in Engineering Manager and a Lean degree in professional engineering.
Norbert Mátrai- Kaizen Institute Hungary Kft
Senior Consultant, Head of Corporate Change Management Programs. His basic qualification is a biotechnologist. He is a founding member of the Kaizen Institute's Hungarian office. His aim is to provide knowledge transfer and support change processes in the field of management technologies for Hungarian companies striving for outstanding performance in the field of industry and services. Throughout his career, he has continuously expanded his knowledge with First class corporate management and production management skills in Japan, Singapore, Germany and England. He is currently the leading consultant of the Kaizen Institute in Hungary and an honorary associate professor at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Debrecen.
Róbert TősérTrainer, consultant, KTS specialist - Kaizen Institute Hungary Kft
His undergraduate qualifications are Mechanical Engineer, Logistics Manager and Lean Specialist Engineer with specializations. With more than 20 years of process development professional experience behind him, he joined Kaizen Institute Hungary Kft as a consultant and designed and built the Lean laboratory at the University of Debrecen, where he teaches adult education students and employees of Hungarian companies in modular training.
Rudolf Szilbereisz- NI Hungary Kft
Rudolf has been working for 10 years at the Hungarian manufacturing base of the American company NI (National Instruments) in Debrecen, where in addition to manufacturing, NI also carries out a number of high value-added activities, such as R&D, IT systems development, and global service centers such as the Customer Operations Service Center, which performs the background activities of sales offices and order management, or the Financial Service Center, which performs accounting. Rudolf has extensive experience in operations management and strategy creation. He has been responsible for creating strategies for several departments, such as: Distribution Center, Recruitment, Customer Service Quality Assurance. He has successfully led a number of global projects, such as “System-Driven FIFO Implementation” or “Customer Voice Survey” or “Escalation Management” or “Credit Management.” These projects contribute greatly to NI’s delivery of high quality to customers by increasing the profitability of the company and promote its growth.
Vera Koltai- IFUA Horváth & Partners
Vera has over 10 years’ experience in managment consulting, she is leading the Organization and Operations Competence Center at IFUA Horváth & Partners. Vera has significant experience in business transformation & process excellence projects. She helped clients from multiple industries (telecommunications, transportation, banking, high-tech, retail etc.) to increase efficiency in their HR function, digitize processes and bundle resources on a global scale.