Chris Mikola is a Program Manager and Software Engineer, leading a team of 18 engineers and interns. Chris is the Program Manager for the Leidos Assembly Management System (AMS) software package that was named a finalist for the Control Engineering 2016 Engineers' Choice Awards in the Software Applications category. He has been involved with the development of the Leidos AMS software since its inception in 1999 and throughout four major software revisions. Chris and his team are continually refining and improving the AMS to ensure it is viable, smart, and sustainable. In his 19 years with Leidos, he has gained a unique understanding of his clients’ businesses and works alongside them to accomplish their specific business goals. Chris possesses a B.S. in Computer Science from Oakland University.
As a manufacturer, you want to build your product faster, better, and safer. But with so many potential automation solutions available, it can be overwhelming to decide where to start. So how do you ensure your road to automation is successful?