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Lifting Data Analytics to the Next Level

Presented by Andreas Schierenbeck

In 2015 thyssenkrupp Elevator launched MAX, a game-changing predictive and pre-emptive service solution that extends remote monitoring capabilities to dramatically increase current availability levels of existing and new elevators. Utilizing the power of Microsoft Azure Internet of Things (IoT) technology, MAX makes it possible for an elevator to “tell” service technicians its real needs, including real-time identification of repairs, component replacements, and proactive system maintenance.

thyssenkrupp Elevator is now revolutionizing the industry and started something nobody else in their field has done before: To transform a century-old industry that has relied on established technology until now.

Topics covered in this interview include:

  • Learning from past data experiences
  • Commercial opportunities and commercial limits
  • The retro-fitting formula: how and when to upgrade existing units
  • Taking the ultimate step: moving from preventive to pre-emptive maintenance
  • Utilizing virtual and augmented reality to offer a new quality of remote services
Andreas Schierenbeck, thyssenkrupp Elevator >
Andreas Schierenbeck

CEO & Executive Chairman, thyssenkrupp Elevator

Andreas is the Chairman of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG’s Executive Board since January 2013. With sales of 6.4 billion euros in fiscal 2013/2014 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator has applied the company’s unique engineering capabilities to its technology and become one of the world’s leading elevator companies in only 40 years.

From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Schierenbeck served as the President and CEO of Siemens Corporation’s Building Technologies in the USA. His career includes several years in the building sector, prior to which he spent 13 years in the electrical utility sector at Siemens Corporation. Andreas Schierenbeck holds a degree in electrical engineering and has a strong software background.

He has worked in numerous countries across the world, including Austria, Colombia, and Venezuela, besides the USA, Switzerland, and Germany.