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  • Julie  Gaier
    Julie Gaier , TRG Marketing
    AddedFebruary 19, 2020 AT 2:15 PM


    Julie Gaier is a content marketing specialist for TRG Marketing.

    You are an Emmy-Award winning journalist. Can you expand on that? Where did you work? What kind of stories did you cover?
    I spent about 20 years in television news, and 16 of those were as a general assignment reporter. I ...
  • Chris A Tury Jr.
    Chris A Tury Jr. , Outbound Technologies, Inc.
    AddedJanuary 16, 2020 AT 6:20 AM


    Chris Tury is partner and general manager for Outbound Technologies Inc.

    Can you give a little history about how Outbound Technologies Inc. (OTC) began and grew?
    We were founded in 1994 in the Detroit area. We got our start in the abatement industry, which is ...
  • Jim  Biehl
    Jim Biehl , Clayton & McKervey: CPAs for Systems Integrators
    AddedDecember 10, 2019 AT 10:10 AM


    Jim Biehl is a shareholder with Clayton and McKervey.

    To read a blog post about this topic, go here .

    For starters, why don’t you talk a little bit about your background?
    I am a shareholder of Clayton and McKervey. We’re a regional CPA firm, in Southfield, just north of ...
  • Pete  Atkin
    Pete Atkin , Samsara
    AddedNovember 19, 2019 AT 9:13 AM


    Pete Atkin is vice president and general manager of Samsara Industrial in San Francisco.

    How did you land where you are today?
    I spent several years as a management consultant working with big industrial companies on topics ...
  • Ranbir  Saini
    Ranbir Saini , GE Digital
    AddedOctober 24, 2019 AT 9:20 AM


    Ranbir Saini is senior director of digital product management for GE Digital.

    The following is a partial transcript of Episode 32 of the Talking Industrial Automation podcast. To hear or watch the full interview, click on the links below. The transcript has been edited for brevity and ...
    Why don’t you start by telling us a little bit about your background and how you came to be with GE Digital?
    Sure. I’ll start at the early days. I started at a startup. It was amazing. We [got paid] over ...
  • Bruno  Wilson
    Bruno Wilson , Encoder Products Company
    AddedOctober 15, 2019 AT 8:05 AM


    Bruno Wilson is national business development engineer at Encoder Products Company, headquartered in Sagle, Idaho.

    The following is a partial transcript of Episode 31 of the Talking Industrial Automation podcast. To hear the full interview, click on this link.

    Why did you chose a career at an organization that manufactures devices for the automation industry?
    When I went in for my interview with Encoder Products Company (EPC), I saw a huge opportunity for ...
  • Marc  Taccolini
    Marc Taccolini , Tatsoft, LLC
    AddedAugust 5, 2019 AT 10:36 AM


    Marc Taccolini is founder and CTO of Tatsoft, a platform developer for real-time factory-floor data monitoring, SCADA and HMI Systems, distributed data aggregation and advanced visualization tools.



     

    Why did you choose the career you did, or did the career choose you?
    The career chooses me in 1986, but then It was my decision to stay. I started as a trainee in a ...
  • Michael  Howard
    Michael Howard , George T. Hall Company
    AddedJuly 1, 2019 AT 10:18 AM
     



    Michael Howard is Vice President of System Integration | George T. Hall Company, a CSIA Certified control system integrator company, located in Sparks, NV.

    Why did you choose a career in control system integration?
    Going back some 25 years, I was always interested in electromechanical equipment. I began my career ...
  • Matt  Wells
    Matt Wells , GE Digital
    AddedJuly 9, 2018 AT 12:00 PM


    Matt Wells is Vice President of Digital Product Management at GE Digital , a CSIA Certified control system integrator company, located in San Ramon, CA.

    Share the history of how General Electric began and how the company has evolved in(to) the automation industry.
    As you probably know GE began manufacturing light bulbs and has grown to become one of the biggest ...
  • Arun  Sinha
    Arun Sinha , OPTO 22
    AddedMay 29, 2018 AT 8:30 AM


    Opto 22 is a CSIA Partner Member. Download Opto 22's IoT Primer. Visit Opto 22's CSIA Exchange Profile to research them through brochures, videos, case studies and white papers they post. Let them know you found them on the Exchange !



    Why did you choose a career in automation - control system integration? Or did your career choose you? (How did you get here?)
    Probably like many of the people in this industry, I came into it by accident. Out of school I was ...