Digital – The Next Frontier for Manufacturing

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The world we work in today has fundamentally changed towards a digital world. The digital highways that service businesses are creating greater and greater amounts of data. In fact, Manufacturing generates more data than any other sector of the economy and as an industry, manufacturing is realizing that there has never been a greater time than now to become a modern digital enterprise.

View the exclusive webinar Digital – The Next Frontier for Manufacturing, to learn how you can implement your digital strategy. Hear about how our customers are currently dealing with digital and how it’s improving their businesses – faster ROI, better customer relations and less operational downtime.

Learn about:

  • The digital drivers: what they are and how they’re allowing companies to rethink their manufacturing processes
  • How our customers are competing in global digital markets and how they’re digitally transforming their manufacturing businesses
  • Where to begin and how to fast-track your journey towards digital, based on best practices
  • Defining a comprehensive digital strategy for your enterprise and applying a value-based methodology to define a digital transformation roadmap

Presented by:

Tom Leeson

Tom Leeson, Msc
Industry Strategist,

Thomas (Tom) Leeson is Industry Strategist for the Manufacturing sector at OpenText. Leeson is an Engineer by trade and a Mathematician by education. He has nearly 40 years of experience working in the manufacturing sector, first within Aerospace, Automotive and Discrete Manufacturing companies, where he introduced computational techniques, then moving into the Engineering and Manufacturing IT sector. For the last 22 years, Leeson has fulfilled various senior roles with manufacturing software specialists Dassault Systemes, SmarTeam PLM, Computervision, PTC and the Artificial Intelligence Company Aion.

Leeson is passionate about engineering and manufacturing and began his career with a traditional engineering apprenticeship as a Precision Engineer servicing the Oil and Gas, Mining, and Automotive industries in Scotland before moving on to design analysis careers with British Aerospace (BAe) and Jaguar Cars. With BAe he received a master's in Computation Mathematics relating to Computer Aided Engineering.

Ryan Colaço

Ryan Colaço
Principal Strategic Business Architect
Value Engineering

Ryan Colaço is Principal Strategic Business Architect in the OpenText Value Engineering organization. The Value Engineering team supports clients across a variety of industries throughout the entire value lifecycle, from leading engagements around business transformation to developing business justification for their digital strategy programs.

Colaço has been with OpenText for five years and works closely with OpenText's most strategic customers in North America. He focuses on the Manufacturing and Oil and Gas industry and brings in deep experience with the Cloud, having led as Practice and Engagement Manager for our Cloud Services organization. Colaço holds a Bachelors Degree in Engineering and prior to OpenText, his career consisted of various business consulting roles in the supply chain and software space.




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