Panel discussion Uses of PI System in Consumer Goods Industry
The Food & Beverage Panel will consist of representatives from Kellogg, Deschutes Brewery, Unilever and Stone Technologies and moderated by Ted Combs who will lead a discussion on what their companies are planning going forward related to the PI System, IIoT, Industry 4.0, Edge Computing and Cloud.
Company: Deschutes Brewery
Speaker: Kyle Kotaich
Kyle Kotaich is the Senior Data Analyst for Deschutes Brewery; one of the largest family and employee owned craft breweries in the Pacific Northwest. With the ambition to make better beer more efficiently, he has been the leading developer of the PI System, analytics, and machine learning for brewing and packaging operations.
Speaker: Mark Gutgesell
Chemical Engineer – Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, 2014 Process Engineer: Tate and Lyle – 2014 – 2017 Unilever – 2017 – Current
Speaker: Ted Combs
Ted is the Food & Beverage Industry Principal for OSIsoft. He started his career working in the consumer products industry at food and beverage companies and then shifted is career to enterprise technology. He has decades of experience helping companies leverage technology for competitive advantage. He possesses extensive experience working across the globe with large and small customers helping them with solutions, platforms, data and infrastructure across the entire value chain.
Company: Stone Technoloogies
Speaker: Marc Gallant
Marc Gallant Data Transformation Consulting Professional with over 25 years of experience across diverse industries with a focus on Life Sciences, Food & Beverage and CPG. Stone Technologies transforms business processes and people with operations consulting, process control design, development and implementation.
Company: Kellogg’s Manufacturing Spain
Speaker: Emilio Angles
Information Technology Engineer with more than 25 years of experience in engineering and digital projects. I am really passionate helping people and organizations to apply Industry 4.0 technologies and that they achieve the Digital Transformation. I love my job, to integrate Information Technologies(IT) and Operation Technologies (OT) converged standards and ways of working to enable digitalization strategy. Currently, I am responsible for ensuring that Kellogg Manufacturing Valls,(Spain), adopts the right Industry 4.0 technologies to achieve the business goals in safety, food safety, delivery, cost and continuous improvement, keeping our Operations Technologies reliable and cost effective. I act as digital transformer and leading change to align with the strategic objectives of the company, identifying opportunities that generate competitive advantages through processes automation in Manufacturing and Supply Chain.