Jonathan came to UCLA's Clean Energy and Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) from Rockwell Automation, where he led product development for embedded analytics. In this role, Jonathan helped create two disruptive new products for manufacturing, that automate discovering and analyzing data from within an industrial operation. Using agile software development principles, and contemporary technology including an IOT framework, Artificial Intelligence, and edge processing, these products represent key first steps in a fully automatic information system. As the Platform Leader and Product Team Lead, Jonathan was instrumental in shaping the strategy and execution of this transformational technology.
 
Prior to his role at Rockwell Automation, Jonathan worked in Product Management and Business Development at Amazon, within the Digital Device Team, and as a Platform Evangelist and ISV Partner Manager at Microsoft, where he led some of the earliest adoptions of Microsoft Cloud technology in the Manufacturing space. Jonathan also spent a decade in hands-on software development, including time at GE Fanuc (now GE Digital), and as a key development leader at ActivPlant, a software startup in the Manufacturing Intelligence space.