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Matt Townsend

Managing Director

As a managing director, Matt Townsend specializes in advanced manufacturing practices, strategic advisory, additive manufacturing, digital transformation, manufacturing process monitoring, and optimization for profit enhancement services to performing and distressed companies.

Through extensive shop floor knowledge and proven industry experience, our professionals define and implement a customized digital strategy that promotes operational excellence by using connected assets to provide real-time manufacturing data that enhances dynamic decision-making capabilities.
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Background

Matt Townsend has over 25 years of experience that combines a unique blend of both automotive industry shop floor and professional strategy roles that have formed his significant expertise within the manufacturing and automotive sectors. He specializes in a wide range of automotive industry disciplines including advanced product quality planning, statistical process control, and lean manufacturing. Matt’s skills within those advisory service lines of digital transformation include supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), logic strategy, computerized maintenance management system (CMMS), and process data evaluation with process monitoring (track and trace).

Matt is an industry expert in big data machine learning and automated decision-making. Prior to joining Riveron, Matt worked for Dana Corporation, a Tier 1 global supplier of propulsion systems, serving as director of advanced manufacturing engineering and digital transformation.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science and Statistics, University of Western Ontario
  • Awarded 2018 Firebrand Award, 2019 Accelix Connected Reliability