Dan Isaacs

Dan Isaacs

Dan Isaacs

Vice President and Technical Director, Digital Twin Consortium

Dan Isaacs is Vice President and Technical Director of Digital Twin Consortium, where he is responsible for setting the technical direction for the 140+ Member Consortium, Liaison partnerships and supporting Business Development for new memberships.

Previously, Dan was Director of Strategic Marketing and Business Development at Xilinx where he was responsible for emerging technologies including machine learning, defining, and executing the ecosystem strategy for the Industrial IoT and most recently Automotive Business Development focused on Automated Driving and ADAS systems.

Dan has co-sponsored the Industrial Internet Consortium Security Evaluation Testbed and Smart Factory Machine Learning testbed and was the Xilinx representative for 5 years on the Consortium and prior Co-Chair of the Automotive Group.

Dan has over 25 years of experience working in automotive, mil/aero and consumer-based companies including Ford, NEC, LSI Logic and Hughes Aircraft. During his career, Dan has held positions in software design, FPGA design engineer, systems engineer, system verification, applications, product planning, NPI and product line management along with other technical related management positions. He holds degrees in Computer Engineering- EE from Cal State University, B.S. Geophysics from ASU.

Spanning his 25+ year career, Dan has worked on processor-based systems ranging from SW to HW for Submarines to Aircraft Carriers to Electric Vehicles to F-150 and Expedition FORD Light Trucks to a wide range of exciting leading edge technologies for embedded solutions

An accomplished speaker, Dan has participated in thought leadership panels and has presented keynote sessions and seminars for Industrial Internet Consortium World Forums, Industrial IOT Global conferences, Embedded World, Embedded Systems, and FPGA Conferences. Dan also serves on international advisory boards.

The term digital twin is being used with increasing frequency, but with little consistency, across multiple industries today. Digital Twin Consortium is working to help industries better understand the continuum of digital twins from simple to complex. In this presentation, you will understand the problems the consortium is looking to solve and its priorities. Learn what businesses can derive from digital twin technologies, and the business benefits based on real world use cases.