Todd Gurela

Senior Director

Manufacturing Industry Solutions Group

Todd is Senior Director, Manufacturing, Industry Solutions Group. Todd has 20+ years of global experience delivering technology solutions to Manufacturing, Industrial and Energy customers. Todd is an executive level expert in Digital Transformation, the Internet of Things(IoT) with significant industry background helping customers manage the evolution/convergence between IT and Operational/Automation technologies across Industrial sectors.

Within Cisco he is leading a diverse team of manufacturing subject matter experts and directing the strategic industrial market opportunity development for Cisco’s IoT products, services and solutions. Before joining Cisco, Todd was Vice President, Sales and Business Development at Siemens Energy. Earlier, he held roles of increasing responsibility at GE, including General Manager, Global T&D sales, GE Energy and Region General Manager, GE Energy Services Canada. Prior to GE, Todd was Senior Project Manager with Schlumberger’s Measurement Division that provided automated electric, water, and gas metering solutions.

As a frequent industry speaker, Todd is a global thought leader on Digital Manufacturing and on how the Internet of Things is evolving Industrial technologies and business operations across many vertical industries. He was a founding member of the board of directors for the Technology Association of Georgia Smart Grid Society, and an active member of IEEE.

Todd holds as Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering Degree from Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario and currently lives in the greater Atlanta area.


November 30, 2017


2017 Automation Fair Final Thoughts

2 min read

Another Automation Fair has come and gone, and much like the Houston Astros championship World Series run, the event was a big success with more than 10,000 attendees during the week. The big themes of Connected Plantwide Ethernet (CPWE) architecture, connectivity and security were prominent as well as a lot of discussion around process applications […]