Dr. Karsten Heuser is the VP of Additive Manufacturing as well as the Head of the core technology field Advanced Manufacturing & Circularity at Siemens AG. As AM community advocate, he is a member of VDMA AG Additive Manufacturing Advisory Board, a member of the Formnext Advisory Board as well as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the IAPT institute in Hamburg. He is engaged as thought leader worldwide for the industrialization of Additive Manufacturing community. Dr. Heuser has a Ph.D. in solid state physics from the University Augsburg as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Management from ESMT.