Nicolas De Keijser,
Business Line Manager,
Nicolas De Keijser is a Belgian national holding a Master of Science (MSc) in Applied Economics and International Management from the University of Antwerp (Belgium). Prior to joining ABB Robotics he was involved in business development for NVH testing equipment and software for LMS international.
He joined the ABB Robotics Business Unit in 2007, working out of Shanghai, China as a product manager for the small robot portfolio. During this time he oversaw the global launch of the IRB 120 robot. He then took on the global business development responsibility for the 3C (Electrical & Electronics) industry segment and worked as a key account manager for prominent consumer electronics companies. In 2014, he moved to the US to take on his current role as Assembly & Test Business Line Manager, working out of the Silicon Valley. He is also responsible for the collaborative automation application center in the Americas, as well as overseeing the YuMi collaborative robot and the SCARA product line in the US. A good portion of his responsibilities involve robotic small parts assembly for a wide range of industries.