Bianca Scholten is a manufacturing IT architect at ASML, an innovation leader in the semiconductor industry. Over the past 20 years, she has been a consultant advising multinationals on defining and realizing their manufacturing IT strategies.
Ms. Scholten is the author of the book MES Guide for Executives: Why and How to Select, Implement and Maintain a Manufacturing Execution System, for which she received the Thomas G. Fisher award (best new standards-based ISA book of 2009) and the Raymond D. Molloy award (best-selling ISA book of 2009). Two years earlier, she won the 2007 versions of these same awards for The Road to Integration. In 2008, she received the ISA Standards and Practices Award for her outstanding contribution to the technical report Using ISA88 and ISA95 Together.
Ms. Scholten was a voting member of the ISA95 committee and has published many papers on vertical integration and technical automation in trade journals. She has also trained hundreds of professionals in applying the ISA-88 and ISA-95 standards.
In addition to her technical experience, Ms. Scholten has a master’s degree in art history.In 2022, Ms SCholten and Dennis Brandl released the second edition of The Road to Integration.