May 8-10, 2017
Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Speakers

A


Amit Agarwal

Sr. Manager, Automation Engineering & MIS
Genetix Optics

Brian Amkraut, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Siegal Lifelong Learning Program
CWRU

Paul Antonneau

Corporate Safety Manager
Harley Davidson

Maria Arraiza-Monteux

Tri-C's Corporate College Training Facilitator
Corporate College

B


Matt Berggren

Director - Electronics & Embedded SW Systems
Autodesk Fusion 360

Vibhu Bhutani

Chief Strategy Officer
Softweb Solutions

Steve Blue

President and CEO
Miller Ingenuity

Rebecca Boll

General Manager, GE2GE/GE4GE
GE Automation & Controls

Paul Boris

VP, Manufacturing Industries, GE Digitals
General Electric

Bobby Brogden

Plant Manager
L.B. Foster Co

C


Dave Cameron

Director of Sales - Electric Drives & Controls
Bosch Rexroth

Mark Cartellone

Director of Engineering & Regulatory Specialist
SmartShape

Dan Cavanagh

President - MetForm Group
MacLean-Fogg

Robin Cobb


Polytron

Tobias Conz

Senior Solution Architect
Bosch Software Innovations Corp

Monchello Curry

Learning Lead
Polytron

D


Matteo Dariol

Senior Solution Architect
Bosch Rexroth Corp

Peter Darragh

VP of Delivery
Mariner

Samarjit Das


Bosch Rexroth

Maicon Jean de Oliveira

IT Industrial Support Manager
Faurecia Automotive

Sarah de Swart, Ph.D.

Interim Director, University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education
CWRU

Tim DeRosett

Director of Marketing, Additive Manufacturing
Jabil

William Doll

SLLP Instructor
CWRU

Tony Dotta

Director of Continuous Improvement
Ameriwood Home

Monica Dumitriu

Project Director, Professional Education
CWRU

E


Rick Earles

Senior Director, Industry and Innovation
Team NEO

Robert Eckman

Chief Information Security Officer
MCPC

Ricardo Estok

Enterprise Principle Leader, Manufacturing Excellence
Johnson Controls, Inc.

Heath Ewing

Training & Development Manager
Kenworth Trucking Company

F


Peter Feil

Vice President/General Manager
STOBER Drives Inc

Laury Ferguson

Training Manager
Great Lakes Cheese Co. Inc

Ted Ferreira

Managing Director
CD+M Lighting Design Group

Karen Field

Executive Director - Content
Penton

Kent Firestone

Chief Operating Officer
Stratasys Direct Inc

Steven Fraser

Vice President of Operations
Firstronic LLC

Nancy Friedrich

Executive Director, Content
Penton

Jim Fulkerson

Manager - Lean Production Systems
Harley Davidson

G


Brett Greene

President
Willington Nameplate

H


Frank Hacker

General Manager - Wisconsin Operations
Rockline Industries

Mike Hannah

IIoT Market Development Manager
Rockwell Automation

Andreas Hassold

Connected Industry Consultant
Bosch Rexroth Corporation

Duane Hebert

Sr. Learning and Development Analyst
Tooling U - SME

Alex Herbert

Strategic Accounts Manager
Kepware

Mike Hitmar

Sr. Industry Marketing Manager, Global Manufacturing Practice
SAS

Dennis Hodges

CIO
Inteva Products LLC

Gelston Howell

Senior Vice President, Marketing
Sanmina Corp

J


Ellis Jones

General Manager Race
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

Steve Jones, PhD, PE

Technical Materials & Process Consultant, Global Technical Services & Mfg. Engineering
Steelcase

K


Paresh Kalwani

Global Manufacturing Solutions and Strategy Lead
Mondelez International

Philip Kauneckas

Continuous Improvement Leader
Intertape Polymer Group

Jay Kim

Chief Strategy Officer
Upskill (formerly APX Labs)

Ryan King

Director of Operational Excellence, Commercial Trailer Products
Wabash National Corporation

Ken Koenemann

Vice President
TBM Consulting Group Inc

Neal Kohl

Director of Product Strategy & Innovation
Dell Client Solutions

Sandy Kolp

Plant Manager
Firstronic LLC

L


Jim Lancaster

CEO
Lantech

Jose Miguel Lopez-Ascaso

VP Manufacturing Excellence
Johnson Controls

Thomas Lucas

Chief Information Officer
The Sherwin-Williams Company

Eric Lussier

VP
Steel Business Partners/Handy & Harman

M


John Maher

VP of Product Strategy
Synchrono, Inc.

Ken Marapese

Manager, MES & Security
Rockwell Automation

Julia Marvin


Documoto by Digabit

J. Craig McAtee

Executive Director
National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers (NCATC)

Scot McLemore

Manager of Talent Acquisition and Deployment
Honda Manufacturing

Benjamin Menz

Senior Data Analytics Research Engineer
Bosch Rexroth Corp

Steven Meyer

Sr Principal Engineer
Intel Corp

Brian Milliff

Senior Designer & Project Manager
SmartShape

N


Erik Nistad

Director ITS, Global Mfg./ RDQ COE Lead
Mondelez International

Goran Novkovic

Professional Engineer
Toronto Water

P


Murali Pandheeradi

Technical Sales Director & Technical Expert
Dassault Systemes

Sai Sudharsanan Paranjothy

Solution Consultant
Dassault Systemes SIMULIA

R


Lindsay Rippingale

Recruiter
Honda North America Inc

Brent Robertson

Partner
Fathom

S


George Schuster

Business Development Manager
Rockwell Automation

Dustin Smith

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Commercial Trailer Products
Wabash National Corporation

Jon Sobel

Co Founder & CEO
Sight Machine

Daniel Stieler

Vice President of Research and Development
PowerFilm Inc

T


Diego Tamburini, PhD

Sr. Industry Strategist - Design & Manufacturing
Autodesk Inc

Brian Tapajna

Program Manager - Supplier Development and Continuous Improvement
Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News Shipbuilding

Billy Ray Taylor

Director of Commercial Manufacturing
Goodyear Tire Company

Greg Thompson

Global Product Manager, 3D Printing
Proto Labs

Tony Topencik

Director of Manufacturing Operations
The Raymond Corporation

Esteban Tristan

Director of Safety Solutions
Select International

W


Karl Wadensten

President
VIBCO Inc.

Michael Walton

Industry Solution Executive (Manufacturing Industry)
Microsoft

Ken Washington

VP, Research and Advanced Engineering
Ford Motor Company

Greg Weisberg

Mechanical Engineer
SmartShape

George L. Westcott

Fabrication Manager
The Raymond Corporation

Darrell Wilson

General Manager
UTC Aerospace

Bob Wolter


Stratasys Direct Inc

Brett Wood

President and CEO
Toyota

Y


Jennifer Yaros

VP of Operations
Radcom Services

Shane Yount

Principal
Competitive Solutions Inc

Z


Ngai Zhang

Attorney
Pillsbury Law