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Bob Karschnia

Vice President and General Manager of Wireless, Emerson

Bob Karschnia, Vice President and General Manager of Wireless for Emerson Process Management. Bob has over 24 years’ experience in the process control industry. He currently manages Emerson’s Rosemount Measurement and Analytical wide wireless product offering, as well as coordinates wireless initiatives across all of Emerson. Prior to his current role, He held various design engineering and management roles throughout the company. Before joining Emerson he developed rotating equipment control systems at Compressor Controls Corporation and satellite control systems for Lockheed Martin. He also served as an officer in the United States Air Force working on satellite control and communications systems.


Bob has a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Minnesota and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado. 

Latest from Bob Karschnia

The Internet of Things (IoT), sometimes referred to in the industrial sector as the Industrial IoT (IIoT), is much advanced than in the commercial realm. The main reason is the prevalence of the IoT foundation in industry, namely connected sensors, which are the ‘things’ in the IoT. Without these connected sensors, there can be no IoT, which is why many...