Mike Hitmar
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Manufacturing Industry Marketing Manager

An engineer turned product marketer, Mike has held a broad range of roles in manufacturing, engineering and marketing over a 20 career. He brings his perspective as an industry practitioner to advocate the application of analytics to solve the most difficult of business challenges. Mike currently serves as manufacturing industry marketing manager at SAS. He regularly shares his experiences and insights in published articles, webinars and live speaking events. Mike earned a BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Ohio University and holds an MBA from The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

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Recent Posts

The intersection of the Internet of Things and manufacturing

Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with James Haight of Blue Hill Research regarding the Internet of Things and how it is and will ... Read More

From the top floor to the shop floor

Following a year that saw record levels of recalls, it’s no surprise that analysts are predicting product quality will be a top priority for manufacturers in ... Read More

It’s not just ANNY award for Ford

Perhaps the greatest legacy that Ford Motor Company’s former chief executive, Alan Mulally, left behind is a culture of analytics. Ford began using analytics in the ... Read More

Quality needs a new paradigm

After decades of trying to "manage" and "control" quality, manufacturers continue to struggle with consistently achieving quality excellence. To conquer the realities of today's marketplace ... Read More