One of our final additions, Rick Bullotta!

Rick Bullotta is the co-founder and CTO of ThingWorx, providers of an innovative application software platform for the “internet of things.” ThingWorx was acquired by PTC in 2013. Rick was previously a vice president with SAP Research, responsible for research activities in the future manufacturing area.

Rick was also the co-founder and CTO of Lighthammer Software Development (acquired by SAP in 2005), where he was responsible for the conceptualization and development of innovative Web-based and service-enabled software products targeted at the manufacturing industry.  He has also participated in and contributed to a number of industry standards organizations and open source software projects.

Throughout his career, Rick has been involved in the industrial sector in diverse roles, including factory operations and management, systems integration, sales and marketing, product management, and industrial engineering. He holds a degree in operations research and industrial engineering from Cornell University.