Looking back at more than 25 years as a professional port and IT consultant, Sven Daniels has gained broad experience as a specialist in the fields of managing complex IT projects for the port and logistics industry. Sven successfully implemented IT systems in ports and terminals in numerous countries around the world. Among others, he was responsible for the digitalisation and automation of Hamburg’s largest container terminal Burchardkai, where he and his team implemented digitalised processes under full operating conditions. Sven Daniels is the head of IT at HPC Hamburg Port Consulting (a 100% subsidiary of HHLA), where he leads a team of 40 IT professionals. He is a respected speaker on international conferences where he gives lectures and presentations on digitalisation, process automation, and IT strategy.