Editorial and Content Director
Paul has been a 'student of the industry' for thirty years, closely following the evolution from yesterday's proprietary, purpose-built control systems to today's more open automation systems, based largely on commercial technologies.
Paul joined ARC in 2008 following a stint as Contributing Editor for Putman Media's CONTROL and INDUSTRIAL NETWORKING magazines. Prior to Putman Media, Paul served as global Public Relations Manager for Invensys Process Systems and, before that, The Foxboro Company. Paul has followed the gradual emergence of industry interoperability standards, the transition from analog-to-digital field instrumentation, the breaking down of the barriers between plant and enterprise systems, and the ramifications of it all to end users and vendors alike. He has 30 years of experience in the industrial automation industry