The 2024 State of Automation Report
Find out what the data actually says about how to approach automation in 2024.
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 2:00pm CT
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SMA Technologies’ 2024 State of Automation Report is here! The report’s research spotlights critical automation insights from over 500 U.S.-based executives in the banking, credit union, and insurance industries.
Want to get the report highlights from top automation experts? On Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 2PM CST, join Todd Dauchy, CEO at SMA Technologies, Ryan Dimick, CPO at SMA Technologies, Ted Goldwyn, financial services expert and author of SMA’s 2024 State of Automation Report, Andrea Downing, Product Marketing Manager at SMA Technologies, and many of your industry peers for a 45-minute breakdown of the report's key insights, including:
- Which types of automation are saving organizations the most time and money
- How to overcome the biggest barriers to automation implementation and adoption
- Why automation investments will continue to grow over the next few years
- How much you could save in 2024 by implementing the right automation solution now
Whether you’re an IT professional, director, or VP, if you want to find out how your competitors are leveraging automation and calibrate your 2024 approach to automation with the latest data and insights, this webinar is for you!
Chief Executive Officer of SMA Technologies
Todd Dauchy is the Chief Executive Officer of SMA Technologies. He is responsible for planning and executing the overall vision, strategy and operations of the company. He started his career with SMA as Chief Technology Officer in 2012 and was promoted to President in 2018.
Prior to joining the company, Dauchy was a client of SMA working for a large credit union. He has also led a large data center for a Fortune 500 manufacturing company and guided the IT teams of two large consumer goods manufacturing companies through the acquisition and merger process.
Dauchy’s greatest strengths are change management, a passion for progression, and leadership. In every challenge he has faced, he was a leader in the company’s transformation to the next level of performance. He is known within the company for having his finger on the pulse of all of SMA’s major business initiatives, with an ability to provide guidance and make decisions with a deft touch.
Dauchy holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Phoenix in Business Administration. He has long been a fan of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, attending multiple events every year. He lives in Houston with his wife of over 30 years, with two grown children and three grandchildren. They have a shared passion for traveling and creating memories with their family.
Chief Product Officer at SMA Technologies
Ryan Dimick is the Chief Product Officer at SMA Technologies, responsible for creating and executing the product vision of the company. He oversees product management and development for all product lines, providing customers with automation expertise through the Managed Automation Services offering, assisting customers with Customer Support, and leads the internal Information Technology team.
Dimick has worked in positions within or serving Financial Institutions for more than 15 years and has a passion for using automation to provide superior customer service and reliability. Prior to joining SMA in 2013, he worked at a financial institution in various roles throughout IT. During that time, Dimick worked as part of a team to implement automation and recognized the impact it could have on its operations.
Outside of work, Ryan loves spending time with his wife, pets, and extended family. He loves creating and thinks his inventive tacos are world-class. He is an avid gardener and loves being outdoors.
Founder of Ted Goldwyn Communications
Ted Goldwyn is the founder of Ted Goldwyn Communications, a marketing, communications, and research firm based in Corning, New York that develops research-driven, long-form content for organizations in the financial services industry. Ted has been published in numerous industry journals including Credit Union Magazine and CreditUnions.com.
Previously, Ted served in management and executive roles at Corning Credit Union and The Bank of New York. Ted holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and an MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
Product Marketing Manager at SMA Technologies
Andrea Downing is the Product Marketing Manager at SMA Technologies. She is responsible for featuring the benefits and advantages of OpCon through webinars and visual materials.
Prior to joining SMA, she had spent the last 20 years working with libraries all over the globe. She held the positions of software trainer, sales engineer, and product owner for a major library software company.
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About SMA Technologies
SMA Technologies offers powerful, easy-to-use workload automation and orchestration software to eliminate manual tasks and manage workloads across business-critical operations. It's the perfect fit for financial institutions, insurance companies, and other transactional businesses. Many of our team members come from financial institutions and have personally experienced the power of OpCon. We exist to give you time back, so you can do what really matters — whether that's implementing strategic business objectives or making it to your child's sports games, our automation makes it possible.