Del Costy
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 | 9:00 AM
Grand Ballroom S100

Del Costy

President and Managing Director, Siemens Digital Industries

In an era marked by the resurgence of US manufacturing, multibillion-dollar investments are focused on creating new, state-of-the-art facilities. At the same time, the vast majority of domestic production will persist within the walls of decades-old operations. As the largest and longest-lasting industrial technology company in the world, Siemens brings a unique point of view to this topic.  Del Costy, President and Managing Director of Siemens Digital Industries, will spotlight the path forward in this dynamic period. Supported by new customer use cases, Del’s presentation will showcase how growing companies can harness cutting-edge technologies while also revealing how these innovations can be seamlessly integrated into existing, or brownfield, operations. Following this path, manufacturers can unlock unprecedented value from their existing asset bases, significantly enhancing results and prolonging the operational lifespan of their facilities. Join this session to explore how leveraging advanced automation and digitalization strategies will revolutionize American industry, ensuring a more efficient, sustainable, and competitive U.S. manufacturing sector.

Speaker Bio

Del Costy serves as Managing Director, Americas for Siemens Digital Industries Software and President of Digital Industries (software and automation) in the U.S. In this role, Del is responsible for leading all of Digital Industries U.S. Go-To-Market in addition to serving as the head of the Americas Zone Sales & Customer Success for Digital Industries Software.

Del’s unique experience brings together the power of Siemens automation and software businesses, delivering solutions for agility, efficiency and new business value to companies across the U.S. and the Americas. This includes championing Siemens Xcelerator portfolio and its integrated software and application tools tailored to meet customers’ specific needs as they pursue digital transformation.

Before his current role, Del was the U.S. Country Manager, responsible for operations in Siemens Digital Industries Software’s largest revenue country. He has also held leadership positions in several vertical businesses focused on automotive, transportation & heavy equipment solutions.    

Prior to joining Siemens, Del spent a decade in the automotive supplier community supporting vehicle programs in both product development and manufacturing. In addition to his management experience, he has served as a Technical Sales Engineer for Abex Friction Products, now a division of Federal Mogul, and provided manufacturing consulting focused on the application of software tools to drive manufacturing plant optimization.  

Del holds a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University and received his Bachelor of Science in applied engineering sciences from Michigan State University. He also serves on the board for SAE ITC.

Del and his wife, Suha, reside in Northville, Michigan, with their son Dominic.  


Expect More From Your Automation: Transforming U.S. Manufacturing | Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 9:00 AM