Mareike Kritzler is the Siemens research group head of the Smart Machine Vision and Visualization team. The team’s research keeps the human in the loop and allows for interaction with a Digital Twin or a physical machine through human-machine interfaces such as Augmented Reality. The goal is to support a user during the decision making process. Mareike had the opportunity to join Siemens Corporate Technology in the Berkeley, CA, USA in 2014. Before that Mareike was a Development Specialist for Augmented Reality apps at a German startup, first in Munich, Germany and then in San Francisco, CA, USA. Her Diploma (M.S.) and PhD are in the field of Geoinformatics which were obtained from the University of Muenster where she worked as a student researcher and research assistant for several years.