Speakers

Speaker Bio

Trent Lester

Group Leader for Integration of Production Control Systems, Subaru of Indiana

Trent is the Group Leader for Integration of Production Control Systems at Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Incorporated in Lafayette, Indiana. In his current role Trent is responsible for oversight & management of numerous computer systems that facilitate, monitor & track production in an entirely virtualized environment. The Lafayette-based plant is responsible for producing (5) Subaru models including: the Legacy, the Outback, the 4 & 5-door Impreza & the 7-8 passenger Ascent. The principal focus of Production Control Systems is automation, data-collection & machine controls through the GE software suite. His more than 20 years of experience at Subaru extends beyond IT as he has worked in the production environment in many different capacities.