Innovation Engineer & XR Lead
Ford Motor Company
Farooq is actively involved in and leading the development of XR tools in Europe, influencing the development of global solutions, focussing on return on investment opportunities associated with the Factory of the Future and Industry 4.0 at Ford Motor Company.
Farooq comes from a background in Product Development, inclusive of 3D and user centred design, experienced in the Manufacturing Engineering sector with a focus on Process Improvement, new technology and strategy. A Chartered member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, STEM Ambassador and co-founder of a UK based Chartered Architectural Consultancy.
Most recent notable achievement was leading several workstreams on the production of ventilators to support the NHS (Ventilator Challenge UK).
Adoption of AR and VR technologies are already driving tangible benefits and providing a clear ROI for industry 4.0. From helping to build industrial digital twins and exploring the future of an...