Sr. Product Manager, Enterprise SCADA
Jacob Hawkes is a Snr. Product Manager with AVEVA with over 23 years of SCADA experience. Jake has held positions in Customer Support, Technical Sales, Proposal Support, Project Leadership and now Product Management, taking on the Enterprise SCADA product in 2020. He has worked in a variety of industries including as Oil & Gas, Water & Waste Water, Transportation, Agriculture and Advanced Weather Systems, and obtained a Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering from the University of South Australia.
Panel: Revamping Legacy SCADA Systems: Approaches and Challenges for Modernization in the 21st Century
Moderator: Mike Skurla, Chief Product Office & Co-Founder, Radix IoT
Reed Wells, Manager of SCADA & System Operation, Flint Energies
Haakon Sullivan, Electrical Engineering Specialist, City of Prince George
Jake Hawkes, Sr. Product Manager, Enterprise SCADA, Aveva
This panel session will focus on modernizing legacy SCADA systems, particularly those designed and implemented in the 19th & 20th century, to meet the demands of the 21st century. The panelists will discuss approaches and challenges for upgrading SCADA systems, including the latest trends and technologies, best practices, and strategies for overcoming obstacles.
As we move into a more connected and digitalized era there are many reasons why companies need to modernize the way they interface with and use their SCADA systems. Examples include, customer satisfaction, regulation, efficiency and safety.