Alexandra Dopplinger is Freescale's global segment marketing manager for Robotics and Factory Automation. She has 11 years experience in semiconductor industry, 10 years in telecom, a year in the coordination and protection division of an electric utility and a patent for a redundant network solution. Her B.Eng. Electrical Engineering degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada) has led to roles ranging from hardware and system design, product management, and marketing. Today, she advises Freescale product teams about how to grow industrial business and spreads the word about new solutions for robotics and control systems. Alex loves music and is learning violin along with her sons.
Practically all electronic devices today contain metals that may
be coming from conflict-ravaged African countries. And political pressures will increasingly influence how these minerals are sourced and used in products.
Weaned on the relatively effortless connectivity of today’s massive variety of consumer electronic products, automation users in the IIoT will likely not tolerate too many competing, piecemeal standards for long. And the Industrial Internet Consortium is trying to preempt history.
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