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Todd Gurela

Senior Director, Manufacturing, Industry Solutions Group at Cisco


Todd is Senior Director, Manufacturing, Industry Solutions Group. Todd has 20+ years of global experience delivering technology solutions to Manufacturing, Industrial and Energy customers.  Todd is an executive level expert in Digital Transformation, the Internet of Things(IoT) with significant industry background helping customers manage the evolution/convergence between IT and Operational/Automation technologies across Industrial sectors. 

Within Cisco he is leading a diverse team of industrial subject matter experts and directing the strategic industrial market opportunity development for Cisco’s IoT products, services and solutions.  Before joining Cisco, Todd was Vice President of Transmission and Distribution(T&D) at Siemens Energy.  Earlier, he held roles of increasing responsibility at GE, including General Manager of global sales for GE Energy’s T&D business and General Manager of GE Energy Services Canada.  Prior to GE, Todd was Senior Project Manager with Schlumberger’s Measurement Division that provided automated electric, water, and gas metering solutions.

As a frequent industry speaker, Todd is a global thought leader on Digital Manufacturing and on how the Internet of Things is evolving Industrial technologies and business operations across many vertical industries.  He was a founding member of the board of directors for the Technology Association of Georgia Smart Grid Society, and an active member of IEEE.  Todd holds as Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering Degree from Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario and currently lives in the greater Atlanta area.