Andrew Dugenske is the Director of the Factory Information Systems (FIS) Laboratory and a Principal Research Engineer at the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute (GTMI). He is also founder and C.E.O. of Factory Right LLC, a software company that provides information technology solutions to manufacturing enterprises and was co-founder and president of Great Technological Collaborations Inc. In addition, Mr. Dugenske is a State of Georgia registered professional engineer. For the past 20 years, Mr. Dugenske has led dozens of industry-funded projects relating to software systems and supply chain issues across a variety of industries. He currently acts as an industry liaison for Georgia Tech, conducts short courses, publishes, and consults in the area of Factory Information Systems (FIS). He is a member of the National Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (NEMI) FIS working and implementation groups, the NEMI road mapping team, several IPC technical committees, the JISSO International Council and the joint NEMI-IPC CAMX standardization committees. Prior to his arrival at GTMI, Mr. Dugenske was a Research Engineer at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), where he developed computer-controlled radar positioning systems, conducted structural analysis using finite element analysis, and provided design expertise. He received a B.S. from the University of Illinois, an M.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology both in Mechanical Engineering.