Andreas Eschbach

Andreas Eschbach is CEO of the global software company eschbach ( and inventor of the award-winning plant process management (PPM) platform Shiftconnector ( to help production teams streamline shift-to-shift communications and enable a safer and smarter environment through better data sharing and workforce collaboration. Holding a degree in computer science, Andreas draws his practical experience from leading a variety of international software initiatives for major process manufacturing companies, especially in chemical and pharmaceutical industries. He holds a seat on the Forbes Technology Council and recently was named as one of the top 25 industry leaders to transform smart manufacturing by the professional association SME, both of which are committed to advancing manufacturing and developing a skilled and collaborative workforce.

Digitizing the Shift Changeover

Jan. 9, 2023
How to optimize efficiency and minimize errors during the critical 15-minute shift hand-off

COVID-19 Reshapes Production Team Collaboration

July 13, 2020
Lack of face-to-face communication necessitates changes