ATEA Virtual Conference June 2020 – Matt Kirchner

Matt Kirchner, was a keynote speaker at the National American Technical Education Association’s Conference in June 2020. He provided the most informational presentation on the future of Industry 4.0 and beyond that I have seen to date. His background, experience and vision are an eye opener to our future generation of job seekers. Share this presentation with your faculty, students, high school counselors and anyone who wants to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, which many don’t even exist yet. Learn more about what we can expect in the future for advanced manufacturing; smart sensors, digital twins, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and much more! Will your students be ready?


About Matthew Kirchner

Matt Kirchner [pronounced “Kirkner”], an international speaker on topics of interest to business people, is President of Profit360, LLC, a Midwest provider of management advisory services to manufacturing, retail and service companies. Most recently, Kirchner served as the Chief Executive of American Finishing Resources, LLC (AFR). With facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa and Indiana; and a transportation footprint encompassing twelve states, AFR is the largest provider of Industrial Coatings Removal and Paint Fixture and Hanger Design and Fabrication in the North America. In 2014, Kirchner and his private equity investment partner completed the sale of AFR to DuBois Chemicals. Thereafter he served as the President of AFR, an operating unit of DuBois Chemicals.