Oliver Kleineberg—Manager Advance Development, Hirschmann Automation & Control GmbH
Responsible for advance development within Belden's Industrial IT platform, Oliver Kleineberg joined Belden in 2007. He facilitated the integration of Tofino Security into Belden's Industrial Networking portfolio and is knowledgeable in all matters of cyber security, including application within the automation world. Kleineberg graduated from the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences in Computer Engineering and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University of Limerick.
René Hummen—Senior Architect Technology and Innovation – Core Networking
René Hummen joined Belden in 2015 andworks as Senior Architect in the Technology and Innovation department of the Network Solutions platform. With his work, René plays a crucial role in shaping the future of Industrial Ethernet and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). He identifies and analyzes future technology trends, contributes to standardization, and performs research projects in the field of industrial communication. His passions include Time Sensitive Networking (TSN), Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Cyber Security. René graduated from RWTH Aachen University and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from RWTH. In his Ph.D. thesis, René investigated lightweight IoT network security solutions.
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