Don Pearson brings over 35 years of management experience to the Inductive Automation team. His experience includes a broad business background of ownership and management positions in the food-and-beverage and hospitality sectors, and a business consulting partnership in the healthcare and insurance industries. Additionally, Don spent over 20 years with a new-media company focused on the strategic use of information technology in the public sector. Don wore many hats there over the years finally serving as Group Publisher and Executive Vice President. He currently serves as the Chief Strategy Officer for Inductive Automation. He oversees the public relations, outreach events and activities, as well as the partnership and collaborating companies programs. He works closely with the management team to develop and execute the overall corporate strategy.