SPEAKER - Zack Steffen

Zack Steffen is a versatile leader with a passion for innovation and giving back to the community.
He has extensive experience as a Global Sourcing Transformation Leader, specializing in Industry 4.0 and digital transformation.
In addition to his professional expertise, Zack also serves as a board member of Giving the Basics organization, where he contributes to their mission of providing basic hygiene and personal care products to those in need.
Previously, he held leadership positions at INVISTA and Koch Industries.


As technology continues to become more pervasive, the ability to use sensors to help workers is increasing greatly. However, in the world of “Digital Transformation” or “Internet of Things” or “Industry 4.0”, where is the reality that goes beyond the buzzwords?
This presentation will discuss changes in technology that are driving adoption and some of the quick-win types of use cases for in-plant sensors to help reduce outages and increase Safety. The discussion will focus on those that will deliver value, avoiding missteps and false starts. In-plant projects will be discussed at a high level.
Attendees will gain knowledge in new various types of technology, projects that are directed at Reliability, Maintenance, Safety and Operations, and things to watch out for when implementing the use of wireless networks.

About - Company

Trackonomy produces small form factor sensors for multiple applications across multiple vertical markets. Our applications within Industrial manufacturing employ newer communication protocols and unique, disposable, cost-effective sensors that can be deployed with little training.
Trackonomy has been in business for 6 years and has achieved a $1B valuation. We work for the largest companies in the world. Headquarters are in San Jose, California.



Member ticket $35
Non-member ticket $45