i4.0 Business Leader
Bosch Rexroth Corporation
Rodney is a native of Michigan who has worked for two large global companies over the last 28 years: General Motors and Bosch. Rodney has been at the Bosch Rexroth Division of Robert Bosch since 1998. While at Bosch Rexroth, Rodney has worked in a multitude of technology areas, including Controls, Tightening, Welding and Systems Solutions.
Currently Rodney runs the i4.0 Consulting Business Unit, based out of Charlotte, NC. In this capacity, his organization provides expert guidance into the design and implementation of an i4.0 Roadmap for each client’s specific needs, drawing on the vast manufacturing experience and resources of Bosch as both a lead global provider and user.
Within the Michigan community, Rodney has served as the Chair of the Management & Entrepreneurship Advisory Board to; and served on the International Business Advisory Board to the Eastern Michigan University College of Business Served. Further he has served on the Board of Directors for Comprehensive Youth Services; and currently serves on the International Board of Directors for Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity. Rounding out his life experience with years of prior experience with Academic Institutions; National Non-Profit Organizations and Local Community Services Organizations.
He holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Central Michigan University; along with a Masters Certificate from Lawrence Technological University.
LEARNING THEATER PRESENTATION
Industry 4.0 - Key Features for a Successful Digital Transformation
As the leader in real world i4.0 solutions within manufacturing, the Bosch Rexroth Division shares insights into the key techniques for starting and succeeding at a digital transformation into a Factory of the Future. Based on practical advice, learned through first hand practices from within the 270+ manufacturing facilities, Bosch provides unique insights into the i4.0 journey.