Symphony Industrial AI announced today the appointment of Barry Johnson as president of Digital Manufacturing. The move supports Symphony IndustrialAI’s rapid growth and its expansion into enterprise AI solutions for plant operations, visibility, and performance. The announcement comes on the heels of two additional key hires for the Symphony IndustrialAI’s digital manufacturing division, Vice President of Products Prashant Jagarlapudi and Chief Revenue Officer Ron Posey.
Johnson is an experienced senior executive with more than 25 years of demonstrated success in the industrial software sector, driving revenue growth and improving business performance internationally. Johnson previously served in multiple executive roles at Rockwell Automation, including global vice president of software sales. Before Rockwell, Barry held numerous software roles at GE, driving growth organically and inorganically.
“Enterprise AI in industrial applications has reached an inflection point, and Barry and his team are on the leading edge,” said Symphony IndustrialAI Chief Executive Officer Dominic Gallello. “As a transformational change leader, Barry plays a key role in fueling growth through close work with sales, product management, engineering, and professional services teams. Prashant and Ron bring added power to our work in digital manufacturing and Enterprise AI.”
“With the launch of the EurekaAI industrial platform and Symphony IndustrialAI’s digital manufacturing solutions, we are working with leaders across industrial applications to make strides in enterprise AI adoption,” said Johnson. “2021 is a year of immense transformation as we lay the digital foundation for the success of tomorrow’s industrial and manufacturing champions. There’s no team better suited to accelerate this evolution than Symphony IndustrialAI.”
These appointments follow Symphony IndustrialAI’s introduction of the end-to-end Eureka AI platform for manufacturing and the acquisition of Savigent.