Member Spotlight: Scott Hibbard

Scott Hibbard, VP of Technology, Bosch Rexroth Corporation



Q: Why did you join the Chicago Connectory?

A: As my team is responsible for new innovation for the industrial business unit of Bosch in North America, we wanted to be close to the IoT innovation community to network with other innovators and startups.


Q: What projects are you currently working on?

A: Besides some internal (Bosch Plant) related Machine Learning/Cloud projects, our main project at the moment is Weld Spot Analytics – WSA ( With it, we are improving the productivity in weld shops at automotive plants and their Tier I suppliers.


Q: What’s your favorite memory at the Chicago Connectory or favorite event you’ve attended?

A: Of course it may be biased, but I enjoyed seeing Bosch Rexroth hold their Factory of the Future Executive Event at the Chicago Connectory. It made me happy to see both associates from Bosch Rexroth, as well as our partners in industry, experience the Connectory!



Get to know Scott! 


Q: What’s one item you can’t live without?

A: Coffee!


Q: What was the last book you read?

A: While I enjoy SciFi, my last book was a third party history of Bosch.


Q: If you could choose a superpower, what would it be?

A: Make the Technological Singularity happen today!



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