PE Live Podcast: Digital Twins - the Gateway to Autonomous Industrial Facilities (I)

As the pace of digital transformation accelerates, digital twins have emerged as powerful tools for managing industrial facilities. This episode takes a deep dive into the various approaches to digital twins and how they are paving the way for the future of autonomous operations. With a focus on the business value of digital twins, it showcases their contribution to sustainable projects and operations. It explores the important role of digital twins in facilitating digital transformation and highlights practical examples of successful digital twin implementations. Learn how digital twins can drive your facility towards success.

PE Live Podcast presents a new series, "Digital Twins - the Gateway to Autonomous Industrial Facilities", in association with Hexagon. The first episode, "Realizing the business value of Digital Twins", is hosted by Karolin Schaps, a regular contributor to Petroleum Economist, in conversation with Adrian Park, Vice President Pre-Sales - EMIA, Hexagon, and Hans Kouwer, Director Industry Consulting – EMIA, Hexagon.


Meet the Speakers


Adrian Park

Vice President Pre-Sales - EMIA


Adrian has over 40 years’ experience working in the process industries and joined Hexagon Asset Lifecycle Intelligence (ALI) 16 years ago from the Norwegian owner operator Equinor where he was engaged for 16 years and served as an Advisor in technical information management responsible for the implementation of applications and processes for asset lifecycle information management. In Hexagon ALI he serves as Vice President for Presales covering the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa region. Adrian has also previously worked for EPC contractor Davy McKee based in the UK, and ABB and Cap Gemini in Norway.

Hans Kouwer

Director Industry Consulting – EMIA


Hans Kouwer is Industry Consulting Director for Hexagon Asset Licfecycle Intelligence (ALI) in the EMIA region. He has over 30 years of experience in the process industry. He joined Hexagon ALI 15 years ago after many years of industrial experience. Hans has extensive experiences with advising business organizations how their day-to-day business processes can benefit from effective information management and digital transformation. Hans is Dutch and based out of the Netherlands.


This is the first episode of the new PE Live Podcast series, Digital Twins - the Gateway to Autonomous Industrial Facilities, in association with Hexagon. Stay tuned for the new episodes.

Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy it.


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