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Introducing: Editorial Contributor - Matt Rendall

by Naeem Ismat (Guest Contributor)  |   May 30, 2017 is pleased to announce Matt Rendall as an editorial contributor. Matt Rendall is CEO and Co-Founder of OTTO Motors where he is responsible for developing the strategic commercialization of self-driving vehicle technologies, as well as the strategic vision for the company. After his first successful business with Clearpath Robotics Inc, a company that provides unmanned vehicles for research and development, Matt led the launch of Clearpath's industrial division, OTTO Motors. OTTO Motors provides self-driving vehicle technology for material transport to some of the world's most innovative brands including GE and John Deere.

Matt began his career by developing and commercializing complex electro-mechanical systems, and held various research and development positions in automation, automotive, and defense industries. Matt holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the inaugural Mechatronics Engineering class at the University of Waterloo, and a Master's in Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology also from the University of Waterloo. His thought leadership brought the company early success, along with a variety of accolades including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year Award for Young Entrepreneur and Business Insider's 40 Under 40 People to Watch recognition.

Matt is hosting the first Drive Manufacturing Summit, a leadership focused meeting designed to improve plant floor operations and manufacturing strategy across North America while addressing ways to overcome the key challenges facing industry today. Drive serves as an annual platform to exchange ideas and generate discussion around the impact of market dynamics and new technologies for current and future manufacturing, operations, and supply chain leaders. Visit:

For nearly twenty years has been giving voice to industry thought-leaders like Matt Rendall. The publication is a platform enriching businesses' automation and controls and impacts on the industrial culture, strategy, and excellence.

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