Mike has achieved his thirtieth year within the discipline of industrial automation and instrumentation systems. Since 1998, one of his primary focuses has included the application and implementation of intelligent bus technologies and control systems. Extensive experience has provided Mike with opportunities to foster relationships and consult with a majority of world-leaders in process automation systems. He has further broadened his international relationships and services with strategically-minded owner/operators as they seek guidance and learning pertaining to the utilization of emerging automation technologies. In his current responsibility, Mike consults and instructs on industrial control systems and digital, smart technologies. He also maintains an advocacy role on behalf of end users at several major operating facilities around the globe.