Neal Meldrum leads Global Business Strategy in the Manufacturing and Resources group at Microsoft. He has over 20 years of experience with industrial equipment, operational technology and cloud solutions in the manufacturing and automation marketplace. Neal is responsible for driving corporate strategy for Factory of the Future, Industrial IoT and Digital Twin domains. Areas of focus include connected operations, intelligent supply chain, work force transformation, workplace health and safety and sustainability initiatives within manufacturing. Neal also engages with global customers to drive digital transformation within their organizations.
Kim Custeau has 30+ years of experience in industrial asset management software and services. She is currently responsible for the strategic direction, commercialization and development of AVEVA’s Asset Performance software portfolio globally, delivering solutions that help customers improve asset reliability and performance to maximize return on capital investments and increase profitability.