The Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII), a Manufacturing USA institute, and its Governance Board welcomes Mr. John Dyck as its CEO. John will succeed Jim Wetzel, who has been acting as CESMII’s interim CEO since Fall 2017.
John comes to CESMII from Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK), where he was the Global Director of Software Business Development. In this role, John helped drive the transformation of Rockwell Automation to a leadership position in software for manufacturing. He was responsible for strategy development, and the acquisition and development of capabilities needed to transform their software portfolio. John developed and began the execution of a multi-year software acquisition strategy to shape Rockwell Automation’s software portfolio. He was a key leader in shaping their Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategy and was responsible for their global Strategic Alliance with Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft).