Eric Cowan

Eric Cowan

Industry 4.0 Manager
Continental Automotive Systems

Eric Cowan is the Industry 4.0 manager at Continental Automotive Systems in Seguin, TX. He has 17 years of experience in high volume electronic manufacturing for the automotive industry. He is responsible for the Seguin plant's Industry 4.0 initiative encompassing Collaborative Robotics, 3D printing, Big Data, and Software Systems as Continental strives to implement the Smart Factory of the future.

He is also Head of the Collaborative Robotics Competence Center for the Americas Region responsible for assisting facilities in the region to implement collaborative robotic solutions. Prior to his current role he has served as the Test Engineering manager, Logistics manager, and Systems Engineering manager.

He is a certified PMP with many years of experience managing projects of various scale in IT, Logistics, and manufacturing.