ABB’s CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer Steps Down

ABB’s CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer Steps Down

In a bit of a surprise to us outsiders, the Board of Directors of ABB and its CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer (55) have mutually agreed for him to step down from his role, which he has held since 2013. The Chairman of the Board, Peter Voser (61), will become interim CEO in...

Disrupting Cost of IIoT Projects

Disrupting Cost of IIoT Projects

Where is there room for startup companies who can disrupt industrial technology? I was recently pondering this problem—and indeed, I consider it a problem. Inductive Automation did it years ago partly with a state-of-the-art technology, but mostly it was by building a...

Emerson Acquires KNet Software

Emerson Acquires KNet Software

The acquisition pace within the industrial technology space continues. Some companies pursue partnerships, but most are growing their portfolios through acquiring. Emerson has been aggressively on the acquisition path. This action is another step. Emerson has acquired...

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