Pieter van Schalkwyk

CEO at XMPro and Co-chair of the DTC Natural Resources Task Group

Pieter, CEO at XMPro, is an experienced engineer and technologist who helps organizations use real-time, event-based Digital Twins to improve situational awareness, process efficiency and decision-making without disrupting operations.

He is recognized as a thought leader in Industrial Digital Transformation and has written and spoken extensively on topics such as Digital Twins, IIoT, AI/ML, and Industrial Blockchain applications.

Pieter holds a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s in Information Technology. He currently chairs the Natural Resources Working Group in the Digital Twin Consortium (DTC). Prior to this, Pieter was the chair for the Digital Twin Interoperability Task Group in the Industrial IoT Consortium (IIC). In February 2019, Pieter received the IIC Technical Innovation Award from his peers. He is also the co-author of “Building Industrial Digital Twins”, published by Packt in 2021. Pieter describes himself as an entrepreneur at heart, technology enthusiast, team builder, and aspiring Ironman triathlete.


The Future of Digital Twins in Natural Resources (And What We Can Learn From Other Industries)

Pieter van Schalkwyk


Digital Twins – All Hype or Here To Help? Lessons From The Front Line

Alex Bertram
Pieter van Schalkwyk