Lyman Tschanz was named Vice President in Rockwell Automation’s Connected Enterprise Consulting organization in July 2018. In this role, Lyman is responsible for advancing relationships with industry, academic, and governmental institutions for further understanding of the Connected Enterprise, and development of the required manufacturing workforce of the future. He is also responsible for partnering with customers to consult and guide them in developing their digital transformation strategies.
Lyman has 40 years of experience in general management and operations, mergers and acquisitions and global business management in the automotive, automotive aftermarket, electrical equipment and industrial automation industries. He joined Rockwell Automation in 2006 as Director of Operations, was named Vice President ETO Operations in 2008. He became Vice President of Global Operations in 2016, responsible for over 6000 employees across all Rockwell Automation’s global manufacturing facilities.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. He is Board Chair for La Causa, a local non-profit organization. He also has completed numerous continuing education programs in management, strategic planning, leadership, and diversity training throughout his career.
He lives in Hartland, WI and is married to his wife Sue, and has three married sons and seven grandchildren.