Pavan Muzumdar is the chief operating officer of Automation Alley, Michigan’s Industry 4.0 knowledge center. Blending his 20-plus years of experience in executive leadership roles with his love of financial analysis and entrepreneurial endeavors, Pavan brings a people-focused, fundamentals-based analytical approach to his work.
Pavan is an Industry 4.0 expert who is often invited to speak at conferences and is a regular participant in panel discussions related to digital transformation. Pavan has been instrumental to the success of Automation Alley’s Industry 4.0 programs and services, including taking a leading role in the creation and management for Project DIAMOnD, Automation Alley’s 3D printing network.
In addition to his role at Automation Alley, Pavan is also the founder of PCS Insight LLC, a company that teaches leaders of growing companies how to increase profits by intensifying happiness and reducing friction in the workplace, resulting in greater productivity and long-term success. Pavan is also the author of the book “Venture Perfect: The Leadership System to Maximize Teamwork and Profit in Your Business.”
He is a CFA charter holder and has master's degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, and a bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering from the University of Bombay.