Dr. Steffen Pilotek is Market Segment Manager in Bühler’s Grinding and Dispersing activities in North America. Steffen studied chemistry and received his Ph.D. in 1999. He joined Bühler AG in Uzwil, Switzerland in 2002 after a post-doctorate at the Institute for New Materials in Saarbrücken, Germany. In 2005 he became senior manager at the newly founded Bühler PARTEC (particle technology) GmbH in Saarbrücken where he managed projects on tailor-made nanodispersions. Steffen moved to the USA in 2007 to manage Bühler’s nanotechnology activities in North America which were integrated into the business unit of Grinding and Dispersing in 2014.