John Harrington is the Vice President of Manufacturing Strategy for the ThingWorx IIoT Platform at PTC. His focus is on bringing the right capabilities to market that address the key business drivers of Manufacturing companies. John is passionate about developing technology that improves productivity and safety in manufacturing and industrial environments. He has over 20 years of experience implementing technology solutions, working on both the technology supplier side as well as the factory operations side. John held design, supply chain, and production responsibilities while managing operations for an industrial equipment manufacturer. More recently, he has held numerous consulting, sales, and product management roles in industrial software companies. John has a Master in Business Administration from Babson College and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.