Solutions Architect, Siemens
Patrick has over 30 years of industrial experience designing and developing Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Digital Manufacturing, Process Planning, Robotics and Machine Vision applications in a variety of industries. He is Education and Workforce Development lead for Siemens PLM, where he collaborates with industry, academia and workforce development organizations to develop advanced manufacturing talent management strategies.
He is an adjunct professor in Oakland University’s Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering department, where he created a grad-level course in PLM. He is past-Chair of the MAT2 Technical Product Design Steering Committee, and is an advisor to numerous education and workforce committees. He received a B.S. in Computer Science from Michigan Technological University, an M.S.E. in Industrial & Systems Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from Oakland University.