Jose Rivera

Jose Rivera

CEO

Control System Integrators Association

Jose has held a successful global career in the automation industry working in six countries, most often with a regional or global role.   In his current role as CEO of CSIA, which he has held since March 2015, Jose has worked to elevate the level of the system integration industry by broadening the adoption of the associations’ “Best Practices” that help independent system integrators build better companies.  During his tenure as Senior Vice President Strategy and Communications, Industry Business at Schneider Electric in France, he realigned the automation business along the overall company energy efficiency direction.  He crafted and executed the strategy to penetrate the process automation market, first through an alliance with a leading process automation supplier, later through the acquisition of Invensys plc in 2014.   Prior to Schneider Electric, Jose had an 11 year career at Emerson Electric involving product line, general, and regional sales management roles for the process automation market.