From Fragmentation to Innovation: Simplify and Scale Enterprise Data Collection and Management

Date: Monday, March 25th at 11am PT / 2pm ET

Making real-time, data-driven decisions to reduce costs and drive efficiencies is critical for manufacturing organizations to remain competitive in today’s market. Adoption of AI and using OT data collected from the edge and factory floor is a key component to this — yet it remains a top challenge for many organizations.

In this webinar, you will learn how to start realizing the full value of your enterprise data across OT and IT and achieve a disruption-free digital transformation journey with the help of a coalition of five top industry leaders from Insight, Intel, Wachter, Kepware and Dell Technologies.

Stop delaying your transformation initiatives and learn how easy it can be to consolidate, analyze and implement AI with the myriad of OT data you have from multiple disparate sources — and make a real impact on your organization’s bottom line. Register now to learn more.

About the presenters:

Ben Kotvis, Principal Architect, Insight

Ben has had a long career in software architecture in which his hunger for finding new and innovative ways to improve processes landed him in a software engineering role 20 years ago. Since then, he has served some of the largest organizations in the world as a consultant and subject matter expert in software development, architecture, IoT and microservices. He has served as a chief architect and worked closely with partners like Microsoft, Intel and Google, presenting solutions all over the world.

Steve Sponseller, Sr. Director, Business Development & Americas Channel, Kepware/PTC

Steve is the Kepware channel and business development director, Americas, at PTC. He came to PTC via the Kepware acquisition, where he started in 2011 to grow Kepware’s oil and gas business, and now leads a team that focuses on Kepware’s multiple channel programs. Starting his career in 1995, Steve has worked in the manufacturing, computer software, industrial automation and information technology industries, serving a variety of vertical markets.

Ricky Watts, Sr. Director, Industrial Solutions, Intel

Ricky is a senior director of industrial solutions in the federal and industrial business unit. During the last 30 years, he has passionately driven innovation enabling changes for a better world. He has led product marketing and business development in multiple segments like industrial and telecommunications, and multiple embedded businesses such as control automation, medical, energy and transportation. Ricky’s industrial and telecom experience brings a unique perspective on how 5G will intersect and accelerate the evolution toward smart manufacturing.

Willie Reed, General Manager, Retail & Manufacturing, Dell Technologies

Willie is the general manager for retail and manufacturing at Dell Technologies. He is an experienced technical sales strategist with more than 20 years in direct and channel sales, channel development, vertical sales and solution development. Willie has extensive expertise in vertical GTM, including the healthcare, energy, retail, education and safety security markets.

Ross Turpin, Industrial Engineering Director, Wachter, Inc.

Ross is an industrial engineering director with Wachter, where he has worked for more than seven years. With over 21 years in industrial automation, he specializes in the manufacturing, water/wastewater and oil/gas industries, helping clients find unique solutions to their problems.

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