Matteo Dariol is a lead innovation strategist for Bosch Rexroth. He is located in Bosch’s innovation and co-creation space within Chicago historic Merchandise Mart, called Chicago Connectory, a joint venture between Bosch and 1871, one of North America’s largest startup incubators. His activities revolve around the intersection between R&D and product development, with the goal of looking outside Bosch Rexroth’s core business and identifying new technologies and new business models.
Born and raised in Italy, Matteo is a control system engineer with a strong physical, mathematical and IT background. In 2011, he decided to come to the U.S. for a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering and remained since. He joined the Bosch Group in Chicago in early 2015, specializing in software and IoT for manufacturing. Currently his areas of expertise are serverless cloud software architectures, artificial intelligence (AI) applied to manufacturing, industrial IoT (IIoT), distributed ledger technologies (DLT) and business model innovation.