Mike Chen

Senior Director of Solutions & Technology Development


Mike Chen is the Sr. Director of Solutions & Technology Development at Omron Automation Americas based out of Chicago. He leads a diversely talented engineering group dedicated to leveraging Technology Alliances and Omron’s extensive automation product portfolio to create more value for their customers globally through innovative Application Solutions. Mike’s passion is in technological innovation that only comes from engineers collaborating to find practical solutions to real-world challenges. The Omron vision for over 85 years has been responsible discovery and use of technology to improve lives and address societal needs, giving the work to machines and inspiring people with the thrill of creation. Currently, Mike is focused on Traceability and Data Visualization technologies that can help with critical data-driven decisions during production, in order to accelerate Digital Transformation. He has a background in industrial edge-level AI technologies, discrete controls, factory networks, MES and integrated development software.