Ms. Bianca Scholten is a Principal Consultant at Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 223,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. She advises multi-nationals on the definition and realization of their manufacturing IT strategies. She is a voting member of the ISA SP95 committee.

Bianca Scholten is also the author of the book called “The Road to Integration: A Guide to Applying the ISA-95 Standard in Manufacturing” for which she received the Thomas G. Fischer award en de Raymond D. Molloy award. She is co-author of “The Hitchhiker's Guide to Manufacturing”. She's also the recipient of the ISA Standards and Practices Award of 2008, for her outstanding contribution to the technical report called Using ISA88 and ISA95 together.

Ms. Scholten has published more than a hundred papers in trade journals on subjects related to vertical integration and technical automation. Her latest book is called “MES Guide for Executives; Why and How to Select, Implement and Maintain a Manufacturing Execution System”. For this book Ms. Scholten won the Thomas G. Fischer award en de Raymond D. Molloy award of 2010.