GrayMatter & GE Digital Presents:

Best Practices in the Digital Transformation Process

Wed. June 21, 10:00 AM CDT | Rooftops at Wrigley Field
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Digital innovations in water, manufacturing and energy are moving exponentially fast.

The roadmap to digital industrial transformation is different for every company. We’ll share specific insights on the best paths to success in manufacturing and reveal what’s gone wrong in some cases.

Come meet the GrayMatter team, GE’s largest software partner, and learn how we can create the right vision for your transformation path.

Nathaniel Arnold, VP of Manufacturing Digital Technology of GE Digital is responsible for defining processes and systems that optimize a growing and complex global supply chain, as well as driving the Predix based Brilliant Manufacturing initiatives helping transform GE into the premier Digital Industrial Company.

Nate will discuss:

  • Changing perspective on customer outcomes
  • Widening the innovation paradigm
  • Not being afraid to fail

This is an interactive session designed for you to learn and share your thoughts. Afterwards, we’ll have a chance to network with peers and watch the Cubs play the Padres. Tickets are first come, first serve.


Agenda

10:00AM

Welcome

10:30AM

Transforming Operations, Empowering People

Jim Gillespie, CEO of GrayMatter

11:00AM

Best Practices in Your Digital Transformation Journey

Nate Arnold, VP of GE Digital

11:30AM

Q&A

12:15PM

Networking and Lunch

1:20PM

Baseball Game Begins

Keynote Speakers

James Gillespie, CEO of GrayMatter 

James has over 30 years of experience connecting people with data. He’s an Industrial Internet expert with a focusdigital transformation on data-driven solutions for operational technology.

As cofounder and CEO of GrayMatter, he deploys innovative solutions in manufacturing, water/wastewater, power and oil and gas.

GrayMatter is headquartered in Pittsburgh and recently expanded throughout the Midwest. The company is GE’s number one software partner and was named one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine.

GrayMatter is seeing rapid growth as industrial analytics are predicted to triple by 2020.

 

Nathaniel Arnold, VP of Manufacturing Digital Technology, GE Digital

Nate is responsible for defining processes and systems that optimize a growing and complex global supply chain, digital transformationas well as driving the Predix based Brilliant Manufacturing initiatives helping transform GE into the premier Digital Industrial Company.

He has more than 15 years of experience in GE, and is a graduate of the Digital Technology Leadership Program (DTLP) within GE Aviation. Nate also joined the GE Power business, where he led multiple digitization programs focused on global supplier collaboration and product quality. During this time he further developed his process quality focus achieving both a Six Sigma Black Belt Certification and Lean Leader qualification.

Most recently Nate held various roles of increasing responsibility in the engineering, services, and supply chain digital technology divisions within GE Transportation. He has successfully deployed numerous implementations in the PLM, ERP, MES, BI and Analytics space.

Location Details

Rooftops at Wrigley Field
3617 N Sheffield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60613

Nearby Parking
Cubby Bear Sports Bar
1059 W Addison St.
Chicago, IL 60613

Public Game Parking –
W. Addison St. &
N. Clark St.

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