Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Dr. Ripi Singh Dr. Ripi Singh is now a purposeful innovation coach with a lifetime of learning in technology, people, and process development. It all started with an aging airplane program in 1992 as a post doc fellow at Georgia Tech. Decades of his research work on fatigue and fracture, damage tolerance, human factors in NDE is well published and frequently referred to. Ripi is now working hard to bring an industry 4.0 perspective and innovation processes to the NDE community and the local startup ecosystem with his virtual coaching lectures and articles. Ripi serves on various university advisory boards, the US delegation to ISO 56000 on Innovation Management, and the International Association of Innovation Professionals. Ripi is an author of 10 books, over 100 peer-reviewed publications, and dozens of invited keynote lectures. Ripi and Johannes have produced the book The World of NDE 4.0, which they will discuss during the presentation. Dr. Johannes Vrana Dr. Johannes Vrana is an entrepreneur, physicist, consultant, author, speaker, and trainer with 15+ years experience in NDE and 20+ in data science. His work ranges from applied ultrasonic testing to quantum optics, from quality assurance to science, and from large-scale industries to start-ups. Some of the highlights of his work include a Ph.D. on thermography, former Chairman of the Siemens NDE Council, implementation of ultrasonic computed tomography into serial production, and co-author of the book The World of NDE 4.0: Let the Journey Begin. Dr. Vrana is leading multiple groups in national and international societies, mainly regarding NDE 4.0, digital transformation, and automated testing. He is well-published, editor of the Journal of NDE, editor-in-chief of the Handbook NDE 4.0, and received multiple awards.His company Vrana GmbH specializes in NDE and digital transformation consulting and solutions, R&D, training, and software development. Vrana GmbH offers holistic cyber-physical solutions including NDE and Sensor IIoT integration, digital twin design, and value creation from data.