Stan Schneider is CEO at Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the Industrial Internet of Things connectivity company. Stan was named a Top 10 Industrial IoT influencer in 2017 by IoTOne, along with Jeff Immelt of GE, Elon Musk of Tesla and Bill McDermott of SAP.
RTI is the largest vendor of products based on the Object Management Group (OMG) Data Distribution Service™ (DDS) standard, with an extensive footprint in all areas of the IIoT including Autonomous Vehicles, Energy, Medical, Transportation, Defense and Industrial Systems. RTI is an IIoT leader, named a Top Industrial IoT Company by IoTOne and a Top 10 Place to Work in the Bay Area by BayAreaNewsGroup.
Stan serves on the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) Steering Committee, and chairs the testbed subcommittee. With more than 250 companies, the goal of the IIC is to develop, test, and promote the architecture for the next industrial revolution. RTI co-chairs the IIC connectivity, data management, interoperability, ecosystem, and security teams. RTI also leads testbeds in smartgrid, healthcare, and edge intelligence.
Stan chairs OpenFog’s “Fog World” keynote committee and serves on the advisory board for IoT Solutions World Congress. Stan is active in the Silicon Valley Alliance of CEOs. Embedded Computing Design Magazine presented Stan the Top Embedded Innovator Award for 2015.
Stan has published more than 50 papers in both academic and industry press. He speaks widely at events and conferences on connected medical systems, intelligent transportation, smartgrid, and the role of the DDS and other connectivity standards in the IIoT.
Before RTI, Stan managed a large Stanford robotics laboratory, led an embedded communications software team and built data acquisition systems for automotive impact testing.
Stan holds a BS and MS from the University of Michigan and a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Stanford University.