Our Instructors

Industrial Engineer

Fabian Brener

Industrial Engineer with a master’s degree in Project Management.

With more than 16 years of experience in industrial projects, he has worked in the Chemical, Oil & Gas, Paper Industry, Thermal Electricity Generation, Nuclear, Solar and Wind, Cement, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Automotive, Infrastructure Management, Water and Food Management projects, designing and implementing connectivity solutions and supervision.

Fabian is the Regional Manager of Matrikon OPC since 2006, being responsible of coordinating Technical Support, Services, Commercial, Marketing and Training departments in various European countries.

Been an instructor at Matrikon OPC since 2008, he has acquired experience with hundreds of trainings in a long list of countries such as Brazil, Colombia, Bolivia, Argentina, Mexico, Spain, Portugal, France, Finland, Sweden, Ireland, and Denmark. You can learn from him in the following courses:

Practical Training in OPC & OPC UA Technology
OPC UA Technology: Theory and Practices

Fabian Brener Interview

Electronic Engineer

Fernando Álvarez

Electronic Engineer with a Master in Automation, Home Automation and Robotics. He is currently expanding his education on management and organization through a master’s in Business Administration and Management.

With more than five years of experience in the field of industrial automation, Fernando has experience, both technical and commercial, in projects for the automation of industrial controls of equipment with PLCs from Siemens and Omron.

He began his career in a Pepsi production plant, at the electrical maintenance department, executing up-grades of industrial machine controls. Later, he developed automation projects and used components sales for the Omron brand.

Currently, he has being for more than 3 years Account Manager at Matrikon OPC, acquiring experience in the Sales Department of industrial communications software within automation projects based on OPC technology.

He is an instructor for the Practical Training in OPC & OPC UA Technology.

Telecommunications Technical Engineer

Amine Saoubou

Electrical engineer with more than 7 years of experience in industrial automation projects and industrial process optimization. He is an expert in software migrations, alarm programming and creation of supervision pages.

Amine is responsible for the technical support of different software solutions distributed by Vester Business at our French headquarters. In addition, he is one of Vester Training instructors, responsible for two of our workshops held in France:

Practical Training in OPC & OPC UA Technology
OPC UA Technology: Theory and Practices.

Electrical and Industrial Engineer

Luís Aldoma

Computer Science Engineer with more than 15 years of experience in the IT Infrastructure filed, oriented towards the information assets security area​​. He has extensive experience in Network and DRP Audits, leading the installation, configuration, and administration projects of IT platforms in Windows and Linux environments, Cisco CCNP Certified.

He is currently a Vester Training instructor, teaching the Industrial Communication Protocols and Network Management, and the Cyber-Security for Industrial Environments and Critical Infrastructures workshops, being also an essential part of Matrikon OPC Iberica’s technical support team, where he oversees the technical assistance for engineers and integrators with OPC, installation and OPC Communication Systems on-site configuration incidents.

Luís Aldoma Interview

Maintenance Industrial Engineer

Anselmo Robles

Maintenance Industrial Engineering, with a bachelor’s degree in Electromechanics and a master’s degree in Automation.

With more than 10 years of experience providing industrial connectivity solutions to his clients, he has also trained more than 1,000 engineers around the world in connectivity solutions, which has allowed him to know first-hand multiple and different applications of the industrial world. He has visited more than 500 industrial plants in Europe, North America, Central America, and Asia with the mission of helping those who need to connect their equipment regardless of the manufacturer, always finding the easiest, fastest, and most reliable way possible. He is currently the General Manager of Vester Business Latin America.

He teaches the following training courses:

Practical Training in OPC & OPC UA Technology .
OPC UA Technology: Theory and Practices
IoT Training Workshop for Industry

Anselmo Robles Interview

Electrical Engineer

Diego Mesén

Electrical Engineer with more than five years of experience in the technical field, providing support, advice and distributing maintenance plans to customers, as well as ensuring the proper functioning of his department.

He is currently Director of the Technical Department at Matrikon OPC Latin America. This has allowed him to carry out industrial-level installations in more than 100 plants, involving automation and control solutions together with OPC technology throughout America.

His effective and suitable solutions for each implementation, as well as his extensive knowledge in the different existing industrial applications, have allowed him to offer his clients high-quality advice, helping them to succeed in their projects.

Diego teaches the following workshops:

Practical Training in OPC & OPC UA Technology
OPC UA Technology: Theory and Practices
Industrial Communications Protocols and Network Management

Industrial Engineer

Javier de la Arena Sevillano

Industrial Engineer, specialized in Automation and Industrial Electronics, with an MBA Master.

He has 11 years of experience in the design and implementation of industrial communication, monitoring, and control systems, as well as programming high availability services on multiple platforms.

Currently, Javier is Technical Director at Trekkor Control Works, a company dedicated to automation and industrial control projects.

As instructor, he has more than 5 years of experience in company training and industrial communication, monitoring, and control systems specialized consulting. He is the instructor of the OPC UA Technology: Theory, Practices and Application Development Workshop.

Electrical Engineer

Cesar Barquero

Electrical engineer, with a master’s degree in Energy Efficiency Administration. He is currently the General Manager at ControlSoft Central America. With 17 years of experience providing automation solutions regarding hardware, software, and instrumentation for industrial applications, focused on reduction of operative costs, energy efficiency and processes optimization through the complete or partial automation of processes.

He has worked with more than 50 companies in Mexico and the Central American region as a developer and/or consultant, which has allowed him to learn first-hand multiple and different industrial applications, providing solutions to control, operate, and analyze information and data of installed equipment regardless vendor, always trying to make it easy, fast, and reliable.

Currently he is focus on the development of automation data applications for IIOT.

César is an instructor of the Standard Application for SCADA Systems Design Workshop.

Electrical Technical Engineer

Ignasi Quin

Electrical Technical Engineer graduated at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC).

As Chief of the Technical Support Department for MatrikonOPC Iberica; he provides daily technical assistance for engineers and integrators solving issues of OPC, installation and OPC system communication configuration. He also conducts training for OPC Certification all over the world, acquiring great experience working with automation projects in the food industry, mainly with Telemecanique y Modicon TSX (Schneider Electric).

He has work extensively in Energy Efficiency Management (management systems and electrical energy monitoring).

He teaches the following courses:
Practical Training in OPC & OPC UA Technology
OPC UA Technology: Theory and Practices