Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Safe Access, Secure Data: The new protocol in manufacturing

May 14, 2021
By Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Brought to you by Cisco

Safe Access, Secure Data: The new protocol in manufacturing is a free webinar presentation on data security and remote work.

An ongoing need for remote access, a recent surge of COVID-19 outbreaks in factories and increasing demands for flexible production all show that a safe, secure and trusted workplace is critical for manufacturers to ensure the continuity of operations – and the wellbeing of employees.

In this webinar, Rick Oppedisano, founder and CEO of Delta Bravo, an industrial-strength predictive analytics platform, joins Cisco manufacturing and IoT experts Carlos Rojas, David Gutshall and Dan Moziar in a panel discussion on IoT security strategies.

Manufacturing automation decision makers watching this webinar will discover how to facilitate secure and equal access to production data and internal resources while reducing operational costs as they plan for the future of manufacturing in a post-COVID world.

You’ll learn:

  • How manufacturing has changed and what the future looks like
  • How to develop a plan to make your manufacturing data safer
  • How employee safety leads to an inclusive work environment
  • The tools you need to future-proof your security strategy

Meet the speakers:

Rick Oppedisano
Founder and CEO at Delta Bravo AI

Rick Oppedisano is the founder and CEO of Delta Bravo. Delta Bravo is an industrial strength predictive analytics platform, purpose-built for manufacturers. Delta Bravo has enabled industry leaders like Rolls Royce, Toyota, Nucor, AccuWeather and more turn raw data into ROI-driving machine learning and AI capability.

Oppedisano was recently named a Top 25 Transformative Leader in Manufacturing by Smart Manufacturing magazine and was profiled as a leader by ASSEMBLY magazine. Rick was also featured on national television network A&E’s American Entrepreneur series and in November 2018, was featured on the cover of Smart Manufacturing‘s AI Innovation issue.

He was also named to M&A Advisor‘s National Top 40 Under 40 Technology Executives in 2014. Prior to Delta Bravo, Rick led the global R&D team for a publicly traded company focused on data modernization.

Carlos Rojas
Global Industry Lead, Manufacturing at Cisco

Carlos Rojas is a manufacturing excellence leader with over 30 years of global experience transforming the improvement and growth efforts of businesses through operational excellence and manufacturing digitization.

Rojas has worked at Cisco for nearly 15 years, where he now leads strategies and activities for mapping and customizing the company’s technology portfolio to the business issues and opportunities facing manufacturing and mining enterprises.

He holds a Six Sigma Black Belt certification from Motorola University and has undergone Lean training with global manufacturers using Japanese methodologies. Rojas earned his MBA from Drexel University and a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology from Western Illinois University.

David Gutshall
Head of Manufacturing IoT – Americas at Cisco

David Gutshall has two decades of industry experience in global manufacturing and information technology, with technical acumen across a multitude of disciplines including global technology sales, network architecture, assembly operations, IT operations, infrastructure project management, and has led large-scale multi-year multi-million dollar programs that require leadership in both OT and IT.

Since 2015, David Gutshall has brought his background in manufacturing and network expertise to Cisco. As head of manufacturing IoT sales, he leverages decades of experience to help manufacturing companies transform their business with Cisco technologies.

Gutshall holds an MBA from Duquesne University, a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Penn State University, and has entrepreneurial experience in IT consulting, e-commerce, real estate and 3D printing.

Dan Moziar
Head of IoT Sales at Cisco Canada

Dan Moziar has over 25 years’ experience in helping organizations across many different industries achieve business outcomes through the use of technology. Currently, Dan represents Cisco’s Industrial IoT business across Canada and is specifically focused on industrial digitization and automation leveraging Cisco’s Industrial IoT Networking hardware and software portfolio and an extensive library of validated solution designs for various industries.

A Professional Engineer in Ontario, Moziar has been with Cisco since 1999, before which time he served in managerial roles at Accenture and Ford Motor Company’s Oakville Assembly Plant.

He holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering specializing in automation and robotics, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, both from the University of Waterloo.

This webinar is now available on demand. Register to watch for free.

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