Dan Miklovic is a 45-year veteran of the manufacturing industry who has conducted and managed plant floor and business systems integration his entire career. As the Principal Analyst at LNS Research leading Operational Architecture research, he works with end-user clients to define how to manage IT-OT convergence issues as companies build out their strategic plans related to Digital Transformation. Mr. Miklovic is an author, former business television personality and educator. He is a deeply respected technology start-up mentor and well-known speaker on the topic of manufacturing Operational Excellence. He is a certified Lean Sensei and has held leadership roles in organizations such as the SME, ISA, and TAPPI.