Industry Panel
Tuesday July 16, 3:00 – 4:15pm
Location: Weasler Auditorium

The Future of Manufacturing

Representatives from Rockwell Automation, Foxconn, Clarios and Kohler will debate the future of manufacturing and how tech can benefit the industry in this interactive panel discussion. Sponsored by the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute, panelists will share their own professional experience with the relationship between tech and manufacturing, their thoughts on current and future trends in the manufacturing space, and the need for talent and innovation to keep ahead of customer demand.


Michael Cook, University Partnerships Program Director, Rockwell Automation
Richard Vincent, Chief Business Officer, Foxconn Industrial Internet
Chad Steighner, Vice President Information Technology, Clarios
Amy Meyer, Vice President – Technical Services, Kohler