Chesterfield, UK and Durham, NC – March 28th, 2023
Gareth McLaughlin joins Konektio as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with over 20 years of experience and a proven track record within the Industrial IoT and technology sectors. Gareth’s hire underpins Konektio’s investment in its AssetMinder SaaS Solution, driving further customer value through new modular innovation for energy optimisation, and further extending AI and insights from manufacturing assets. Prior to joining Konektio, Gareth was the pioneer behind a large vehicle telematics system for JCB/Wrightbus, using sensing to improve uptime and efficiency on EV/Hydrogen and Diesel transportation resulting in lower emissions and operating costs, and reduced maintenance. Gareth was also pivotal in the delivery of smart factory innovation for one of Europe’s largest FMCG companies.
Peter Stephens, CEO of Konektio said, “We are delighted to have Gareth join Konektio as CTO, where his proven industrial IoT track record for developing high-performance solutions will help to drive the scale of industrial customers. He has a wealth of knowledge of the latest pioneering technical and software capabilities, which will further enhance our AssetMinder products. Gareth’s leadership in growing high-performing teams will benefit Konektio as we continue to launch new AssetMinder modules, and are excited to welcome him on board.”
“Konektio’s AssetMinder solutions are already well-established within the industrial and manufacturing sectors, creating daily real-time value to end customers,” said Gareth. “I am proud to have joined this team at an exciting point of their growth journey and have received a warm welcome at our new premises in Chesterfield.”
“AssetMinder has the power to transform industrial operations with its insightful solutions and deliver value across a wide range of industrial, processing, OEM, and utility sectors. I look forward to further building out this successful team, advancing a market-leading product globally, and scaling the business for growth.”
Konektio is at the forefront of the rapidly expanding Industrial IoT (“IIoT”) technology sector, digitally transforming the global manufacturing industry via smart cloud-based platforms. Konektio helps industrial customers reduce energy/utility costs, track and reduce carbon emissions and monitor/maintain their equipment effectiveness via its suite of SaaS solutions. We have served a wide range of industrial manufacturing, processing, and utility customers with digital solutions for over five years with our teams having decades of experience in the industrial sector. We have customers across the UK, Europe, and the USA and are continuing to scale up our commercial activities with the recent launch of two newly developed and upgraded SaaS solutions: Predict (intelligent machine analytics and condition-based monitoring) and Impact (Energy efficiency, carbon calculations, and water/air/gas/electricity monitoring) in one single platform for use by site managers and C-level executives.