Jose M. Rivera
Jose M. Rivera has been CEO of the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) since March 2015. He works to help independent system integrators build better companies through the adoption of the association’s best practices guidelines. His global career in the automation industry, including Emerson Electric, Schneider Electric and Siemens, has spanned six countries, most often with regional or global leadership roles. Jose has an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and MS and BS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Costa Rica.
Manufacturing has changed due to recent global events with an emphasis on being smarter and leveraging all around us. System integrators (SIs) can help manufacturers with digital transformation, smart manufacturing efforts.
The 2022 CSIA Executive Conference is themed “The Future of Work" with an emphasis on showing the new normal for workers as it relates to people, location and deliverables.
The future, whether in the office or working remotely, looks bright for system integrators.
We are determined to use forethought, creativity and resilience to help the association and its members meet this challenge and not only survive the transition but thrive
System integrators are taking on digital transformation as it becomes more realistic and attainable.
Jose Rivera, CEO of CSIA, interviewed Dave Patterson, CEO of Grantek, a certified SI member of CSIA, about the company's challenges and successes as an integrator and how they've become a better business.
While the economy for system integrators is good, the future remains unclear as companies struggle to hire and retain young talent.