69 episodes

The Talking Industrial Automation Podcast is a show to help you get to know the people that make modern manufacturing and processing possible. Along the way we will touch on integration technology, trends and challenges. If you are a manufacturer, end user/client, supplier or system integrator interested in industrial automation, I hope you will enjoy the insights CSIA Members will bring to this podcast. CSIA is the Control System Integrators Association, and exists to improve the professionalism of system integrator businesses.

Talking Industrial Automation Lisa Richter

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 29 Ratings

The Talking Industrial Automation Podcast is a show to help you get to know the people that make modern manufacturing and processing possible. Along the way we will touch on integration technology, trends and challenges. If you are a manufacturer, end user/client, supplier or system integrator interested in industrial automation, I hope you will enjoy the insights CSIA Members will bring to this podcast. CSIA is the Control System Integrators Association, and exists to improve the professionalism of system integrator businesses.

    Xavier Mesrobian of Skkynet | Episode 69

    Xavier Mesrobian of Skkynet | Episode 69

    With more than 20 years experience in sales and marketing, Xavier Mesrobian has witnessed first-hand how industrial automation has evolved. Cybersecurity, remote monitoring, predictive analytics and artifical intelligence are just a few topics he covers in this epsiode of Talking Industrial Automation.

    • 30 min
    Crossover Episode with The Sound of Automation | Episode 68

    Crossover Episode with The Sound of Automation | Episode 68

    The Future of Work, the importance of benchmarking and even a bad pun or two make an appearance during this special crossover episode with the host of The Sound of Automation, Bryan Powrozek of Clayton & McKervey. Plus, you'll also get a sneak peak into the agenda for the upcoming CSIA Executive Conference.

    • 27 min
    Tony Valasek of EOSYS

    Tony Valasek of EOSYS

    To emphasize its unique business model as an employee-owned organization, PRemier System Integration re-branded to EOSYS in 2021. What does that mean exactly? Tony Valasek breaks it all down and more in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation.

    • 31 min
    Walker Mattox of Gray Solutions 6

    Walker Mattox of Gray Solutions 6

    Meet Walker Mattox, who self-identifies as a recovering serial entrepreneur who finally found home as the founder of Gray Solutions, a Gray company in 2018, and hasn't looked back.  Hear how, as founder, he led the exponential growth of Gray Solutions from two solutioneers to the 12th largest system integrator as recognized by Control Engineering in this episode.

    • 32 min
    Tor-Inge Eriksen of Clarify | Episode 65

    Tor-Inge Eriksen of Clarify | Episode 65

    With an interest in the intersection between people, software and the physical world, Tor-Inge Eriksen started as a consultant, where he worked on projects in agriculture, health care, aquaculture, shipping and manufacturing.
    He soon realized that the knowledge of people in the field was underused, and decided to commit to building a software as a service product with his co-founders.
    In this episode of Talking Industrial Automation, you;ll discover how Tor and his company, Clarify, combine human context and industrial data for daily decisions.
    Plus, you'll hear his thoughts on industry pain points and trends.
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    • 39 min
    Bob Vavra of Endeavor Business Media -- Episode 64

    Bob Vavra of Endeavor Business Media -- Episode 64

    Sportswriter, radio host, emcee, trade publisher – and even a Jeopardy contestant, Bob Vavra’s seen it all. But at the heart of everything he is – and always will be – a storyteller. These days, he is senior content director for Machine Design and Power & Motion where he uses his 18 years covering manufacturing to find smart people and give them a forum. Hear how he has ridden the wave of digital transformation in publishing and what trends he sees in his unique position as a conduit for the industry in this episode of Talking Industrial Automation.

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

dmholcomb ,

Great Show!

Wonderful podcast. I loved hearing about Steve March and Schneider Electric. It was a very interesting conversation.

If you have the chance, I recently dove into the podcast space. Would love to her what you think. Check out “The Right Direction Podcast” from Compass Precision.

oliviabaker13 ,

A fantastic resource!

If you’re looking to stay up to date on the latest innovations in modern manufacturing and processing, you’ve come to the right place! Lisa is a fantastic host who leads fun and engaging interviews with her guests. Highly recommend tuning in!

jws311 ,

Perfect

Industry-specific and very relevant, love it.

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