The future is now – smart factories have arrived. We are in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution known as Industry 4.0. Driven by the industrial internet of things, manufacturers are incorporating advanced technologies to transform equipment into smart objects and create a connected environment that allows them to automate, analyze, and adapt innovative, new ways. With opportunities in energy management, asset tracking, and predictive maintenance to more advanced applications such as artificial intelligence and machine learning; the possibilities are virtually endless.
Join us to learn:
- What is industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things? And why does it matter?
- What are some of the driving forces behind this movement?
- Industries that are leading the pack in adoption
- Specific examples of early adopters
- The role lighting can play as the foundation for an intelligent environment infrastructure
Vertical Marketing Manager – Industrial
Current, Powered by GE
Anthony Piunno is a sales and marketing professional with over 10 years of experience in the information technology and service industries. He received his undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University and earned his MBA from John Carroll University. He has worked with industry leaders in a variety of industries including healthcare, commercial real estate, and manufacturing. As the Industrial Marketing Manager for Current powered by GE, Anthony is focused on helping clients identify new ways to reduce energy consumption, increase business productivity, and transform their facilities into intelligent environments.
Vice President & Group Publisher
Business Sector Media
Tim Hermes is the Vice President & Group Publisher for Environmental Leader, Energy Manager Today, and the ELEMCON Conference. A 25-year B2B publishing veteran, he has won numerous publishing awards and is a recognized speaker and presenter at industry events on helping publishers achieve better audience interaction, present new media vehicles, think creatively to deliver engaging content, and drive media revenue. He makes an aggressive effort to quickly understand the markets his brands are serving and to understand the needs, challenges and solutions of both the user and vendor communities. Tim joined Business Sector Media in 2017 and increased revenue 20%, social media by 30%, and open rates by 5%. In the past time his team has launched several new publications and awards programs. He is a graduate of James Madison University and the Northwestern University Executive Publishing program. A known leader in online B2B video, TimTalks is his newest concept.