About the Author
Brendan O’Dowd is the general manager of Analog Devices’ industrial automation business focused on sensing, communicating, interpreting and analyzing the real world in factory settings. He is an expert on humans and machines working together in the factory environment and how disruptive technology innovations are creating the factory of tomorrow. Brendan has more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry, and worked for Tellabs and Apple prior to joining Analog Devices. He holds an engineering degree from the Cork Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Limerick.