By 2021, the intelligent automation market is expected to be $2.9 billion with a compounded annual growth rate of seven percent between 2020 and 2025. Manufacturers have benefited from the success of purpose-built robotics that automate specific tasks with higher reliability, less repetitive stress injuries and lower costs. Consumers and businesses today are relying more and more on automation that make lives easier and efficient.
However, innovators and engineers often struggle with the design process and real time collaboration, including creating a working prototype that works in the physical world. These products also have to meet end-user and application requirements as well as industry regulations.
In this session, John McEleney, with more than 30 years of product development and manufacturing experience, will share his insights on how to design and develop robots in today’s digital era. He will also share insights on:
- Digital transformation and impact on product development
- Challenges and solutions for design efficiency and real-time collaboration
- Case studies of creating products for the real world
- And more…
Your RoboBusiness Direct Speaker
Corporate Vice President of Strategy, PTC
Entrepreneur and industry luminary, John McEleney has spent his career transforming businesses, driving corporate strategy and forecasting what’s next in product development and manufacturing. With more than 30 years of experience in mechanical design and software, McEleney understands the innovation challenges customers face in today’s hyper-connected world, and helps them navigate the digital era. He is now the Corporate Vice President of strategy at PTC.
In 2012, McEleney launched Onshape — a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product development platform – which was acquired by PTC in 2019. Previously, McEleney was the CEO of CloudSwitch, a cloud enterprise software company acquired by Verizon, and the CEO of SolidWorks, acquired by Dassault Systèmes.
McEleney serves as a director of Stratasys Inc., a publicly held 3D printing company. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester, a Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Boston University, and an MBA from Northeastern University
About RoboBusiness Direct
RoboBusiness Direct is an ongoing series of digital events delivered by brightest minds from the leading robotics and automation organizations around the world. The series complements continuing coverage and analysis in Robotics Business Review and The Robot Report, a sibling site to Robotics Business Review.
RoboBusiness Direct is designed to impart to business and engineering professionals the information they need to identify market opportunities, successfully develop and deploy the next generation of commercial robotics systems, and accelerate their businesses.
You can find a listing of RoboBusiness Direct speakers and session topics, along with the dates and times of RoboBusiness Direct programs, HERE.
There is no charge to register for RoboBusiness Direct programs.