The Innovation Hub Grand Opening
This special edition of the Digital Transformation Happy Hour puts you at the center of the start-up universe! To mark the launch of our new Innovation Hub at Crans-Montana, regular host Scott Dahl is joined by the hub’s Director, Pablo Garcia, plus Nikolaos Spanos, Chief Technology Officer of Workshop 4.0, and Pierre Tache, Account Manager at KUKA. Scott, Pablo, Nikolaos and Pierre will discuss the start-up ecosystem and highlight some of the amazing opportunities Les Roches students now have to experience the cutting edge of innovation and technology.MEET OUR GUESTS Pablo GarciaPablo is Director of the Les Roches Innovation Hub— a new collaborative space dedicated to applied research for entrepreneurs, technology experts, investors, professors and students. The Hub welcomes innovative players of all sizes, from start-ups to international companies. As well as leading this new venture, Pablo is also Senior Lecturer in Innovation and Sustainability at Crans-Montana campus. Nikolaos SpanosNikolaos is Chief Technology Officer at robotics specialist Workshop 4.0. His role puts him in charge of robotics, technical drawing, and R&D, with a focus on meeting the challenge of developing robots that can operate within the service industries (including hospitality) while balancing the need to maintain human interaction. Pierre TachePierre is an Account Manager at Swiss-based KUKA, which builds industrial robots and also provides the system software that forms the heart of a robotic controller. In his role, Pierre plans and implements new robotics projects, including simulations and feasibility studies for the hospitality industry.