Chief Technology Officer, Emerson Automation Solutions
Peter Zornio is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Emerson Automation Solutions and has been with Emerson for 12 years. As CTO, Peter has responsibility for overall coordination of technology programs, product and portfolio direction, and industry standards across the Automation Solutions group.
Peter leads Emerson’s digitization and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions and strategies, focused around the Plantweb™ digital ecosystem. Plantweb™ is a set of solutions to improve reliability, safety, energy usage, and productivity. Plantweb technology includes sensors, on premise and SaaS applications, and turnkey connected services to enable top quartile operational performance.
Peter serves on Automation Solutions’ executive management team, as well as the board of directors of the FieldComm Group, an industry nonprofit consortium that manages standards in the automation industry.
Past roles at Emerson have included leading development and marketing for Emerson’s systems and solutions portfolio including the DeltaV and Ovation DCS. Prior to Emerson, Peter spent 21 years at Honeywell in a variety of positions across their entire automation portfolio. His over 30 years of experience in digital manufacturing architecture covers marketing and development of all aspects of process automation and related IT technologies, including wireless, field measurement, fieldbus technologies, control systems architecture, and operations management applications.
Peter is based in Austin, Texas, and holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.