Rafael Gomez is a Director of Product Strategy, focused on developing advanced analytic strategy and deployment models for Bright Machine customers. With over 20 years of experience in automation software and hardware development, he has managed the deployment of innovative solutions to factories in Asia, North America, South America and Europe. Prior to joining Bright Machines, he held engineering roles at Flex and Intel. Rafael has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Texas A&M University. Based in Austin, Texas, when not helping Bright Machines customers automate their factory lines, he enjoys traveling with his family, performing music with his band and playing tennis.