Tyler Bryson, the Microsoft US General Manager for the Manufacturing and Resources Sector will discuss Microsoft’s point of view of the economy, what they are doing with PI real-time infrastructure to improve operational efficiencies across their data centers, and how customers can make best use of technology today to increase productivity, provide dynamic visibility and drive value now for the business. By addressing continuous improvement via collaboration and business intelligence, companies can emerge from the downturn stronger than before.
Tyler Bryson oversees Microsoft’s industry solution, marketing and partner strategy for the manufacturing industry. This represents over 900 enterprise accounts across the United States including the High Tech, Automotive and Industrial Equipment, and Energy industries. Tyler has 15 years of experience in the industry most recently as Microsoft’s High Tech and Electronics Industry Director. Prior to Microsoft, Tyler was the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for QuickStart Technologies, a regional IT services firm that focused on helping organizations to understand and apply Microsoft technology. Tyler’s industry team focuses on helping manufacturers improve value chain performance, speed product development, improve operational performance and build customer centricity. During his time as Industry Director, Microsoft launched the High Tech Industry Customer Advisory Board to integrate the voice of the customer into product and solution strategy. This board has launched cross industry initiatives including engineering collaboration and supply chain integration strategies. Tyler also launched the Microsoft Global High Tech Summit an annual business and technology conference for High Tech Industry executives. Tyler earned his Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and a Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.