Martin Rostan

Mr. Martin Rostan
Executive Director,
EtherCAT Technology Group


Martin Rostan studied Aerospace Engineering in Germany and in the United Kingdom and received his Diploma Degree in 1992. Subsequently he managed the international research project that developed the initial CANopen technology. From 1996 until 1998 he was marketing manager and authorized officer at Selectron. Since 1998 he is with Beckhoff, first as senior product manager for Ethernet and fieldbus systems and since 2006 as Head of Technology Marketing.
Martin serves the fieldbus community in various committees: he is the Executive Director of the EtherCAT Technology Group, chairs the CANopen groups inside CAN in Automation and represents Beckhoff in ODVA and in several conference program committees. He also is technical expert in ISO and IEC standardization committees for industrial communication. With publications in magazines, text books, conferences and symposia he contributes to the dissemination of fieldbus and Ethernet technologies.

Ajey Phatak

Mr. Ajey Phatak
Head of Marketing and Business Development,
Beckhoff Automation Pvt Ltd


Graduate (Physics), Post Graduate (Applied Electronics), Dipl.in Business Management, Master in Business Administration (Marketing).






Supported by

Beckhoff Automation Pvt. Ltd.




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