Klaus Kleinfeld, former Siemens CEO, to Speak at Digital Manufacturing Event

Kleinfeld and Harshil Goel, Dyndrite CEO, will hold a virtual fireside chat on the manufacturing industry's digital transformation at the Digital Manufacturing Investor Day event, March 2, 2022.

Kleinfeld and Harshil Goel, Dyndrite CEO, will hold a virtual fireside chat on the manufacturing industry's digital transformation at the Digital Manufacturing Investor Day event, March 2, 2022.

Klaus Kleinfeld is a founder, international manager, investor and adviser. He is chairman and CEO of Constellation Acquisition Corp and founder of K2Elevation. Image courtesy of Dyndrite.


Klaus Kleinfeld will join Harshil Goel, Dyndrite CEO, for a fireside chat at Dyndrite’s Digital Manufacturing Investor Day (DMID) 2022, sponsored by BNP Paribas. The two executives will talk about the growth of digital manufacturing, the transformation of the manufacturing industry, and what it means to brands and investors worldwide.

Kleinfeld is a founder, international manager, investor and adviser. He is chairman and CEO of Constellation Acquisition Corp, an NYSE-listed SPAC, and founder of K2Elevation, a company that invests in and develops international enterprises in the technology and biotech segment. Currently, his portfolio consists of activities in Germany, Austria and the U.S. He is chairman of KONUX and a member of the supervisory boards of NEOM, GreyOrange and Fero Labs

Prior to this, Kleinfeld was the first CEO of NEOM. He is a member of the NEOM board and advises the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in matters of economic development. From 2008 to 2017, he served as chairman and CEO of Alcoa/Arconic. He steered the company through one of the worst commodity crises in its history while building out high value add aerospace, jet engine and automotive businesses and positioned the company in high-tech sectors, allowing the company to be split into Alcoa and Arconic.

Previously, Kleinfeld had a 20-year career with Siemens. He became CEO of Siemens AG early in 2005, and successfully led the company through a substantial transformation. Prior to this, he had been president and CEO responsible for the largest Siemens region, the Siemens U.S. Corporation.

Kleinfeld was born in Bremen, Germany, and holds an MBA from the University of Göttingen and a Ph.D. from the University of Würzburg, Germany.

“Dyndrite is happy to host our 3rd DMID since the outset of the pandemic. From our first event, the main goal has always been to educate the financial community around the transformation of the manufacturing sector,” says Harshil Goel, CEO & founder of Dyndrite. “We’re excited to have Klaus join us as he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this space. I look forward to an insightful and engaging discussion.”

DMID 2022 is a virtual conference focused on educating the investor community about the game-changing companies at the forefront of the digital manufacturing industry. DMID brings together co-founders and CEOs with venture capitalists, institutional and individual investors from around the world. The event aims to provide a virtual space where companies can showcase their vision and innovation to the investor community.  

The speakers for DMID 2022 include:

  • Special Guest: Klaus Kleinfeld
  • Event Host: Harshil Goel
  • Event Sponsor: Christian Hartenberger, head of Industrial Technology BNP Paribas

This year’s presenting companies include:

  • Axtra3D: Praveen Tummala, co-founder & COO
  • Evolve Additive: Steve Chillscyzn, CEO
  • Fast Radius: Lou Rassey, CEO
  • HoloAM: Arian Aghababaie, Ph.D., president & chief strategy officer
  • Nexa3D - Avi Reichental, president & CEO
  • PrinterPrezz: Shri Shetty, CEO
  • SLM Solutions: Sam O’Leary, CEO
  • Uniformity Labs: Adam Hopkins, Founder & CEO
  • Xerox Elem Additive: Tali Rosman, GM & VP

Dyndrite offers a thank-you to its media partners, including Digital Engineering 24/7. 

Register here.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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