MCAA | Board of Directors

Peter Martin – Immediate Past Chairman

Peter G. Martin, Ph.D., has worked in industrial automation for more than 30 years. He has experience in the industry segments of training, engineering, product planning, marketing and strategic planning. He currently serves as Vice President Strategic Ventures for Schneider Electric Systems USA, Inc. in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

He holds BA and MS degrees in Mathematics and an MA in Administration and Management. He also holds a Master of Biblical Studies degree, and doctorates in Industrial Engineering and Biblical Studies.

He has published numerous articles and technical papers. He has authored two books, Bottom Line Automation and Dynamic Performance Management: The Pathway to World Class Manufacturing; and co-authored two others, Automation Made Easy and Real Time Control of the Industrial Enterprise. He was also a contributor to two additional works, A Guide to the Automation Body of Knowledge and Metrics that Matter.

Dr. Martin holds numerous patents. These include patents for Dynamic Performance Measures, Real-Time Activity-Based Costing, Closed-loop business control, and Asset and Resource Modeling

He has been named one of the 50 Most Influential Innovators of All Time by InTech magazine and a Hero of U.S. Manufacturing by Fortune. He is a recipient of the lifetime achievement award by the International Society of Automation (ISA).

He was elected to the Board in November 2014, elected as Vice Chairman in November 2015 and served as Chairman in 2017. His term as Chairman expired in December 2017. He currently serves in an ex-officio capacity as Immediate Past Chairman.