Vision Markets Network
The Machine Vision market is one of a kind: Highly driven by technology, massively scattered with hundreds of suppliers of quite specialized product portfolios, and many ten-thousands of customers around the globe in a very broad spectrum of industries and applications.
No matter which type of consultancy you are looking for - technology, management, marketing, or investment - your consultant must provide deep know-how of the market AND the technology. Otherwise, you end up teaching the consultant but gaining rather little output.
Thus, Vision Markets has established the Vision Markets Network of independent experts, each with a long track record in machine vision and divers competencies:
Below you can find the core members of the Vision Markets Network in alphabetical order. Half a dozen further experts remain up in our sleeve and are ready to be pulled in depending on your project needs.
Bernhard holds an M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering (systems engineering, semiconductor technology) and has been working for more than 20 years as an engineer, consultant, coach, and senior manager in high-tech industries. For a global consulting company he successfully built up his own profit center from scratch in the field of embedded systems, quality management, and optics. Throughout his career, he has held over 2000 application interviews for positions in high-tech industries. He proved that values like respect and appreciation are the true basis for extraordinarily profitable organizations in a competitive environment. His passion is to enable people and companies to grow. Bernhard is managing the recruitment consulting activities of Vision Markets and supports strategic consulting projects.
Bernhard is the former Editor of Chief of Inspect, the leading German trade magazine for Optical Quality Inspection and Machine Vision. As a sought-for copywriter, he produced multiple case studies, application stories, and magazine articles for our clients.
Helge is a physicist and has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering. Within 20 years he worked in the machine vision industry as CEO and founder of a machine vision company as well as sales and marketing manager for customer-specific machine vision solutions. For two years he was the editor of the SensorReport magazine. In 2003 he published the “Lexikon der Bildverarbeitung” and founded the competence network ABAQuS.
Jean-Philippe has a 25-year track record in marketing communications in a technology and B2B environment including automotive, consumer electronics, and machine vision. He worked 14 years for a leading machine vision camera manufacturer and led the global marketing and communications team. Jean-Philippe is not only an expert in marketing communications strategy and techniques, his international experience means he also understand the challenges of addressing different regional markets – for example entering the Chinese market as a western company. Born and raised in France, Jean-Philippe is fluent in French, English, and German with editorial/copy-writing experience in all three languages.
Areas of Expertise
Ronald is the founder and CEO of Vision Markets. He is sought for his expertise in the global Machine Vision Market. Ronald authored market studies, technology studies, specialist articles, and columns in trade magazines and serves the community as innovation award jury member and advisory board member, host, and speaker at trade conferences worldwide.
For nearly three decades, Pete has served machine vision companies with both engineering and business development. He has managed hundreds of machine vision projects and authored numerous technical papers and marketing content for both print and social media. He has helped both Asian and European manufacturers increase their sales with his insight into the nuances of the US machine vision market landscape.