Senior Research Manager, Manufacturing Technology
Preston is a senior research manager in the Omdia industrial vertical. His expertise covers industrial automation, such as manufacturing technology equipment, building technologies, and wireless power and power supply. Preston has done extensive research on motor-driven systems and related factory automation equipment and is skilled in advanced research methods, statistical interpretation, and public speaking.
Since 2012, he has contributed to the broadening of Omdia (formerly IHS Markit) coverage into energy efficiency, smart manufacturing, industrial Internet of Things, and impending transformative technologies. Additionally, he engages with other Omdia groups to give customers a deeper understanding of the crucial trends occurring in a wide array of verticals that shape the global environment. While conducting his research, he has formed working relationships with several major suppliers and trade associations in these new areas of study. He holds a BBS in finance from Saint Edward’s University in Texas, US, and he currently works in the Austin, Texas office.