Paul Didier is an Solutions Architect Manager
for Cisco® System’s Kinetic Industry Products (KIP), an Industrial IoT platform. He is responsible for developing solutions for the Discrete and Process Manufacturing. Paul represents Cisco at the Open Device Vendor Association’s (ODVA) Technical Review Board, the OPC Foundation, the AVnu Alliance and the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC). He has over 25 years of industry experience. Paul authored the Cisco and Rockwell Automation Converged Plant-wide Ethernet (CPwE) Design and Implementation guide, a Cisco Validated Design (CVD). Paul works extensively with key Automation and Control partners such as BoschRexroth, Rockwell Automation, National Instruments, Honeywell, Emerson, Yokogawa, Schneider Electric and General Electric.
Prior to joining Cisco, Paul was an IT Infrastructure expert at Accenture for 16 years and an IT Manager for SAP for 2 years. He has extensive experience working for Manufacturing, Retail and Financial Services clients. He has developed and deployed large enterprise IT applications on a global scale.