Prioritizing Plant Tech Projects:
A Blueprint for P&L Payback

Thursday, October 8th, 11:30AM PT / 2:30PM EST


Join us for a live panel with senior manufacturing leaders who will share how they created cross-functional alignment and drove P&L payback with their tech investments. Hear how you can improve margins and stay competitive during a changing market landscape.

  • Overcoming challenges with prioritizing technology investments
  • How to identify tools that solve cross-functional problems
  • Defining project ROI to evaluate business impact

An Inside Look

At a recent event, 76% of manufacturers said that they have difficulty prioritizing technology investments. Industry 4.0 roadmaps are often longer, strategic plays that can become overwhelming with the number of tech options available.

Hear how senior manufacturing leaders are navigating the technology landscape to improve margins and stay competitive.

In this session, they’ll cover:

  • How to identify investments that will drive cost savings
  • Using technology to drive alignment between operations and engineering
  • Best practices for identifying and evaluating tech solutions


Richard Baker-1

Richard Baker

Vice President of North American Manufacturing, Prysmian Group

Richard Baker is vice president of North American Manufacturing at Prysmian Group. With a demonstrated history of working in the global cable manufacturing industry, he is skilled in manufacturing, process engineering, and process technology.


kevin hall

Kevin Hall

CTO & Co-Founder, Ripcord

Kevin Hall is CTO and co-founder of Ripcord, a company building robots and machines to digitize the world’s paper. He is responsible for engineering research and development, technology creation and direction, and leading Ripcord’s growing hardware and software teams.


willem sundblad

Willem Sundbland

CEO & Co-Founder, Oden Technologies

Willem Sundblad is the co-founder and CEO of Oden Technologies, a company empowering manufacturers to make more, waste less, and innovate faster through machine learning and applied analytics. He is a Forbes contributing writer, a recognized leading voice in Industrial IoT, and is pioneering the use of real-time and predictive analytic tools that uncover untapped value. 


Additional Speaker To Be Announced







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