Raúl Poler is Professor in Operations Management and Operations Research at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). His key research topics include Enterprise Modelling, Collaborative Networks, Knowledge Management, Production Planning and Control and Supply Chain Management.

Luis Maia Carneiro has been Operational Manager of the Manufacturing Systems Engineering Unit of INESC Porto, Portugal since 1996. His key research interests include Collaborative Networks and Innovation Management.

Thomas Jasinski is a Senior Research Associate at the Laboratory of Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) at RWTH Aachen University, Germany currently working on his PhD in Industrial Engineering/Production Management.

Marc Zolghadri is currently the Head of Design Engineering (ICO) of IMS-Bordeaux Labs (Laboratoire d’Intégration du Materiau au Système) at Bordeaux 1 University, France. His key research topics include Enterprise Modelling, Engineering Design, Extended product design as well as Supply Chain Management.

Paolo Pedrazzoli is Professor in Modeling and Simulation at SUPSI (University of Applied Science of Southern Switzerland). He is head of the SPS-Lab (Sustainable Production System Laboratory) and the BSc degree course in Industrial Engineering at SUPSI.