The DTC Ambassadors Program extends digital twin expertise across geographies.

Working in conjunction with our Regional Branch Organizers (RBOs), DTC Ambassadors drive digital twin expertise in one or more core competencies across multiple vertical market segments, working with members and prospects on specific opportunities and leveraging public-private partnerships. DTC Ambassadors engage with organizations in multiple industries globally. They leverage foundational knowledge, expertise, and relationships to accelerate the adoption of digital twins.

Core competencies include:

  • Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality
  • Automotive and Transportation Management
  • Carbon Reporting
  • Data Center Development
  • Data Space and Governance
  • Educational Training
  • Geospatial Analysis
  • Grant Development
  • Industrial Robotics Manufacturing: Packaging, Automation, Sustainability
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Smart Factories
  • Urban Analytics & Planning

Chaisung Lim

Chaisung Lim
Professor Konkuk University/ Korea Industry 4.0 Association

  • Regional Branch Organizer: South Korea
  • His areas of expertise include digital transformation innovation management, environmental carbon reporting, and data space.
  • Geographies include Korea, India, Germany, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the USA.

Dr. David McKee

Dr. David McKee
Co-Chair, Capabilities & Technology Working Group
Managing Partner, Counterpoint Technologies

  • His areas of expertise include data center development, automotive and transportation management in addition to digital transformation, digital twin architectures, and sustainable digital twins.
  • Geographies include Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Ireland, and the USA.

Giuseppe Padula

Giuseppe Padula
EU Commission DG-Connect nominated expert, Adjunct Professor University of Bologna

  • Regional Branch Organizer: Italy
  • His areas of expertise include transition to platform-defined manufacturing and packaging, Digital Twin modeling for Green Transition and Green Bonds quantitative review.
  • Geographies include EU (Green Bonds), Italy, Spain, Germany, and the USA

Dr. Soheil Sabri

Dr. Soheil Sabri
Co-Chair, Academia & Research Working Group
Director, Urban Digital Twin Lab / IST (Institute for Simulation and Training)
University of Central Florida, USA

  • His areas of expertise include geospatial analysis, urban analytics and planning, educational training, and research grant development.
  • Geographies: Asia Pacific, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and Australia. Middle East including UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey; and the USA.

Dr. Carlos Toro

Dr. Carlos Toro
Head of Data and Analytics (Chile) at NTT DATA, Digital Twin Coordinator LATAM (Global Innovation Center)

  • His areas of expertise include Mining, Smart Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Industrial Robotics, AR/VR, M2M Communication, AI, and Composable Digital Twins.
  • Geographies include Latin America, EMEA, United Kingdom, Japan, and the USA

Pieter van Schalkwyk

Pieter van Schalkwyk
CEO XMPro, Co–chair of the Natural Resources Working Group, Lead Composability Sub-Group. 

  • Regional Branch Organizer: Australia and New Zealand
  • His areas of expertise include digital transformation methodology, composability framework, operationalizing intelligent digital twins, and generative AI digital twins.
  • Geographies include Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Korea, Japan, UAE, and the USA.