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Fred Rio

Director of Digital Technologies at Caterpillar Inc.


Fred Rio is the new Director of Digital Technologies for Caterpillar's Construction Segment.  The department develops and commercializes advanced productivity machine technology and site level solutions that enhance productivity, equipment management, safety and sustainability.  The goal is to solve customer problems by leveraging expertise in both the digital and the construction realms.

Fred is a 20 year veteran of Caterpillar’s Paving Products division and has held positions ranging from engineering through product development to sales and marketing.  Fred is fluent in five languages and has lived throughout Europe, Asia, Latin and North America. He is passionate about working with dealers and customers to find innovative solutions to give Caterpillar customers a competitive edge.