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Munich (Germany), 20 April 2022 – Change at the top of PerfectPattern, the specialists for AI solutions tailored especially to the manufacturing industry: Since April, Asdrúbal Pichardo serves as new CEO of the Munich-based company. Pichardo comes from FactoryPal, provider of an AI-based SaaS solution to enhance manufacturing efficiency. He succeeds Fabian Rüchardt, who remains affiliated with PerfectPattern in an advisory capacity. The aivis AI technology developed by PerfectPattern is already being used successfully in the paper and steel industries, among others.

From various leadership positions in technology companies, Asdrúbal Pichardo has extensive experience in developing solutions, business units and markets.

Prior to joining PerfectPattern, Pichardo was CEO of FactoryPal. The Berlin-based startup offers a SaaS application to increase manufacturing efficiency using AI and IoT technology. Before that, he served as executive vice president and general manager Europe for Corporater, provider of a SaaS solution for governance, performance, risk management and compliance (GPRC).

He also held various management positions during his twelve years with SAP, most recently as Senior Vice President in the Global Field Operations organization.

On the agenda: new markets and globalization

“With aivis, PerfectPattern has developed a groundbreaking AI technology for the industrial Internet of Things, which is already being used successfully in the paper and steel industries. It is a fascinating task to explore further markets for aivis and to tackle internationalization,” is how Asdrúbal Pichardo describes PerfectPattern’s further development.

In addition to his studies of management and leadership at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the business school INSEAD in France, Pichardo holds a degree in computer science and a Master of Science in Advanced Computing from King’s College London.

“The last few years have been an exciting time for the PerfectPattern team and me personally,” says Fabian Rüchardt, CEO of the company until the end of March. “With aivis, we have developed a targeted AI for industrial process data that does not require data science expertise. I am grateful to been a part of this journey and continue to contribute in an advisory capacity.”

aivis requires only minimal preparation of the process data, analyzes it independently, automatically creates the data models and finally generates meaningful reports for predicting process parameters, avoiding production problems, detecting abnormal behavior, analyzing causes and much more.

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