Russell Duggan-Rees

Global Chief Technologist Smart Manufacturing



Russell is a Chief Technologist specializing in digital transformation in manufacturing, with over 25 years of experience in the technology industry. His background lies in Enterprise Architecture within both the Public Sector and Manufacturing, having held previous roles such as Regional Head of Enterprise Architecture, Sector Chief Architect, and Manufacturing and Smart Factory Chief Technologist.

Leading DXC’s Smart Manufacturing offering, Russell is instrumental in developing solutions and services like Smart Factory. He leverages his deep expertise in manufacturing, Industry 4.0, and legacy systems to devise business transformation strategies and outcome-based solutions, delivering tangible competitive advantages for DXC clients.

As an industry thought leader, Russell has ten years of hands-on experience in delivering next-generation digital manufacturing solutions and is a trusted advisor to some of the world’s largest manufacturing companies.

Among Russell’s recent successes is his leadership in devising a comprehensive platform on AWS to offer Smart Production and Distribution solutions for the Consumer Goods and Products industry. This platform includes accelerators in priority manufacturing areas, expediting time to value and lowering cost of entry. Customers are already utilizing these accelerators to drive value within their factories.

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