Gary Frederich’s first job out of college was in the traditional Industrial Automation and controls world of SCADA/HMI, motion control and PLC’s. He joined Advantech 18 years ago to focus on PC based monitoring and control. Gary’s now excited about the game changing advances in silicon based technologies and their applications for IIoT and Smart Grid solutions. Gary graduated form San Diego State University with a B.S. in Information Systems and minor in Electronic Engineering.