Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Sponsor: TE and TTI
Duration: 60 Minutes
Machine downtime is a critical consideration in terms of customer experience and profitability. In the past, accelerometers were primarily used for condition monitoring of heavy, high end machinery. However, we see an increasing demand for high volume and smaller machinery, driven by digital industrial transformation. Learn more about this evolution and the role of sensors in predictive maintenance by registering for our webinar.
Sr. Product Manager, Vibration and Force Sensors
Bjorn Ryden (Sr. Product Manager, Vibration and Force Sensors) has over 20 years of experience in the sensor industry. He worked at AMETEK Aerospace for over 8 years as a Senior Design Engineer where he designed critical sensors for the aerospace industry. Prior to joining TE Connectivity, he also worked as a Senior Applications Engineer and Product Manager at Meggitt Sensors. At TE Connectivity for the past 12 years, he has held roles of increasing responsibility within the Product Management team. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts.
Technical Marketing Manager
Ed Baca, TTI’s IoT Technical Marketing Manager, has over 31 years in the electronics industry. Before joining TTI in 2017, Ed spent 13 years with Avnet, serving in a variety of technical roles including Technical Marketing Engineer, Business Development Manager, Regional Technical Manager directing FAEs, and spent 7 years as a Senior Field Application Engineer.
Ed holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Sr Manager, Sensor Product Knowledge and Training
Pete Smith is the Sr Manager, Sensor Product Knowledge and Training at TE Connectivity (TE) Sensor Solutions. With 47 years of experience in the design, manufacturing, and sales of high-tech consumer and industrial products, Pete has wide-ranging expertise in all aspects of product development, training and engineering. For the last 32 years at TE, Pete has worked exclusively in the sensor technology space. His professional expertise in sensor product applications includes an in-depth understanding of how various sensors enable successful customer designs.
In his current role as TE's Sr. Manager of Sensor Product Knowledge and Training, Pete serves as a TE subject matter expert, sharing his in-depth sensor knowledge with colleagues, customers, and various external groups.
Pete lives in Folsom, California and is an avid skier, amateur drone operator, and outdoorsman.