Preston Johnson

Preston Johnson

Solutions Manager for Industrial IoT ,

Preston Johnson is the Solutions Manager for Industrial IoT at CBT, with a technical focus on Predictive Maintenance solutions and systems. Preston builds on 28 years in industrial instrumentation and machine condition monitoring systems at National Instruments, and 4 years at Allied Reliability building predictive maintenance programs with digital technologies. Preston draws from his broad functional background in people and project management, technical and domain expertise in asset monitoring applications, and business development to create and implement comprehensive business strategies for new product development, market introduction, and growth. At CBT, he works with the solution development and engineering teams to deploy condition monitoring systems and services, reliability solutions, training, and hardware/software systems that improve machinery uptime, reliability, and ultimately, production capacity. Prior to joining the CBT team, Preston held roles in Applications Engineering, Field Sales, Sales Management, Product Management, and Business Development.

Throughout his career, he has enjoyed interactions with prospects and customers solving both technical and business issues by leveraging process, practice, and technology, including signal processing and statistical/predictive analytics. Preston’s specialties include condition monitoring systems, signal processing, prognostics, big data infrastructure, and systems engineering.

Preston has delivered over 35 papers and presentations at technology conferences and serves as Chairman of the Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Vanderbilt University and a Master’s of Business Administration in Information Management Systems from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a certified Category III Vibration Analyst and holds the Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) designation.

In his spare time, Preston enjoys cycling, water sports, and soccer. He participates in Olympic distance triathlons and the Austin Men’s Soccer Association over 50 division. When working out, he enjoys listening to the Blues genre of music and is fortunate to reside in the live music capital of the world, Austin, Texas.