Oden Technologies appoints Sam Cessna as Chief Revenue Officer

Announces plans to expand into new vertical markets and geographies

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/IIoT?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#IIoTlt;/agt;–Oden
, the intelligent industrial automation provider,
announced today the appointment of Sam Cessna as Chief Revenue Officer.
Cessna will oversee the expansion of Oden’s process improvement
solutions into new manufacturing sectors and expand its operations into
Asia and Europe.

Cessna joins Oden from PTC where he was responsible for launching
ThingWorx and pioneering the use of Industrial IoT technologies in
traditional industrial markets. At Oden, he will lead the commercial
teams, including sales and strategic partnerships, to deliver IoT and
industrial automation solutions to manufacturers and machine makers

“What attracted me to Oden Technologies is its ground-breaking approach
to industrial automation,” said Sam Cessna, Chief Revenue Officer of
Oden Technologies. “Oden is uniquely positioned to solve the most
fundamental problem facing all the manufacturers who want to improve
their processes and increase efficiency.”

In contrast to existing process improvement solutions, Oden’s technology
aggregates all the data distributed across different types of machine
equipment, systems, and software and analyzes that dataset to provide
actionable process intelligence. Machine Learning surfaces valuable
insights for each role in the factory that can be quickly turned into
measurable improvements. It effectively eliminates manual and
time-consuming practices of downloading and sharing spreadsheets.

With more than 20 years of industry experience in providing software,
hardware, and services that leverage emerging technologies, Cessna is
known for delivering the promise of Industry 4.0 to manufacturing

“We are delighted to have Sam on board, he has unrivaled experience in
introducing new technologies to a wide range of traditional
manufacturers,” said Willem Sundblad, co-founder and CEO of Oden
Technologies. “Building on Sam’s expertise, we will offer new solutions
to help manufacturers extract more value from their existing industrial
automation investments.”

During his career, Cessna has lead significant revenue growth utilizing
his knowledge of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), operations,
automation and controls creating some of the industry’s most highly
regarded products and solutions. Prior to Oden, he held leadership
positions at PTC, Wonderware, Standard Automation & Controls, Fairchild
Systems, and Texas Instruments.

About Oden Technologies
is the intelligent industrial automation company
empowering manufacturers to achieve perfect production by providing
complete visibility into all the production processes in real-time. The
Oden platform collects data from any machine, integrates it with
third-party systems, and delivers instantaneous insights leading to
effective quality control, timely maintenance and lower machine
downtimes, optimized operations, and higher customer satisfaction. Oden
investors include Atomico, EQT Ventures, Inbox Capital, and LocalGlobe.

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Zuzanna Pasierbinska-Wilson
PR & comms, Oden Technologies
[email protected]
415 425 8926

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