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

Speakers

A


Amit Agarwal

Sr. Manager, Automation Engineering & MIS
Genetix Optics

Michael Allen

Production Manager and Six Sigma Leader
Ameriwood Home

Paul Antonneau

Corporate Safety Manager
Harley Davidson

B


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


Dr. John F. Carrier

Senior Lecturer
MIT Sloan School

Dan Cavanagh

President - MetForm Group
MacLean-Fogg

Tad Clarke


Dassault Systemes

D


Maicon Jean de Oliveira

IT Industrial Support Manager
Faurecia Automotive

Tim DeRosett

Director of Marketing, Additive Manufacturing
Jabil

Tony Dotta

Director of Continuous Improvement
Ameriwood Home

E


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

Kent Firestone

Chief Operating Officer
Stratasys Direct Inc

Steven Fraser

Vice President of Operations
Firstronic LLC

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

Duane Hebert

Sr. Learning and Development Analyst
Tooling U - SME

Alex Herbert

Strategic Accounts Manager
Kepware

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

Technical Materials & Process Consultant
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

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.

J. Craig McAtee

Executive Director
National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers (NCATC)

Scot McLemore

Manager of Talent Acquisition and Deployment
Honda Manufacturing

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

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


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

Tony Topencik

Director of Manufacturing Operations
The Raymond Corporation

Esteban Tristan

Director of Safety Solutions
Select International

W


Karl Wadensten

President
VIBCO Inc.

George L. Westcott

Fabrication Manager
The Raymond Corporation

Darrell Wilson

General Manager
UTC Aerospace

Bob Wolter


Stratasys Direct Inc

Y


Jennifer Yaros

VP of Operations
Radcom Services

Shane Yount

Principal
Competitive Solutions Inc