Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Event Type: Live Webinar
Duration: 1 Hour
For the past few years, engineering companies have started to dive into the world of the Industrial Internet of Things. Depending on the industry, the investment has been ongoing for years now, but some industries are just starting to dip their toes into the water. The percentage of fluid power users that have started to invest into IIoT technology is around 19%, however the percentage of those same companies that believe IIoT is the future is 67%. This webinar will highlight the ongoing trends when it comes to fluid power and IIoT, how it can help upgrade companies to the next level of automation, and some best practices when it comes to future investments.
Adam Gibson, Application Engineering Manager, Emerson
Adam Gibson, Application Engineering Manager at Emerson, responsible for managing advanced customer support of all fluid power components and systems. Adam has been in the pneumatics industry for 25+ years, all with Emerson or its associated companies.
Adam’s years of experience includes specification and support of fieldbus networks, fluid power / motion related components and systems. His many years of experience provides expert guidance in his day to day managing of the Application Engineering Department. As well as providing input into the development of new components and systems, with emphasis on Industrial Communication and its related technologies.
Dr. Michael Britzger, Senior Manager Digital Transformation, Emerson
Dr. Michael Britzger, Senior Manager Digital Transformation at Emerson, focusses on IIoT business development for new products and services that are based on smart pneumatics and data driven technology.
Michael studied economics and physics in Austria, Spain and Germany. He earned a Diploma from Leibniz University Hannover (Germany) and a Doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in experimental gravitational physics from Albert Einstein Institute Hannover (Max Planck Institute).
As a digitalization and technology communication expert Michael has been working for startups, in industrial and private equity environments. He is adept in agile management strategies to leverage overall digital capacities of teams and organizations.