Biography: Dr. Vivek Hajarnavis is a Business Development Manager within the global partnering team at Rockwell Automation. Based at the Europe, Middle East and Africa Headquarters in Brussels, his role includes technology promotion and partner support. Working with industrial standards organisations such as ODVA and FDT, he also provides providing guidance to the developer community on areas such as accessing enabling technology and device integration.
His experience covers designing network architectures for a wide range of applications and program management for a number of major companies in the consumer goods sector. Prior to joining Rockwell, Vivek completed an Engineering Doctorate while working as a Research Engineer at the University of Warwick (UK) during which he conducted research on PLC programming techniques in the Automotive Industry.