Glenn Bates is a senior commercial engineer for Rockwell Automation. In this role, Glenn focuses on the opportunities of implementing industrial automation within a connected enterprise. He has over 35 years’ experience working with programmable controllers and industrial networks across a wide range of industrial OT applications.

His presentation will look at how Rockwell Automation use WiBu technology. He will discuss how its use within the Studio5000 environment provides a method for securing a machine builders’ intellectual property. Whilst balancing this with an end users productivity and maintenance objectives.

In recent years Glenn has been actively involved with the integration of programmable safety into the control system architecture. He is a certified Functional Safety Engineer.