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Thought Leadership


Director Product Marketing


Surya Kommareddy is the Director of Product Marketing at Oracle. Surya has over 18 years of experience in developing and promoting software productivity solutions for discrete manufacturing. Prior to joining Oracle, Surya worked for DMG MORI, a globally renowned CNC machine tool manufacturer. At DMG MORI, he contributed to various technologies such as CAD/CAM, enterprise applications, automation, asset monitoring, and Industry 4.0. He also has a diverse leadership experience in software engineering, product management, business strategy and partnerships. Surya’s current focus at Oracle is on AI for Manufacturing, Smart Connected Factory, and Connected Digital Innovation.

Artificial Intelligence empowers manufacturers to excel

The manufacturing industry is going through unprecedented levels of digital transformation owing to the latest innovations in information technologies such as IoT, big data, cloud computing, and AI/ML. Manufacturers are increasingly deploying automation to tackle the pressures of global competition and the growing demands of customers. Though automation increased the speed of operations and productivity, it also increased the complexity of systems making it harder to resolve issues faster. With the cost of prediction going down, Artificial Intelligence provides the essential tools for manufacturers to uncover hidden insights, and predict future events in order to rapidly respond to unexpected events. This presentation will highlight what it takes to achieve digital maturity and utilize AI to thrive and increase competitive advantage in a fast-changing world.