John Dyck at TAPPICon

John Dyck was appointed CEO of CESMII—The Smart Manufacturing Institute, in June of 2018. CESMII is a Manufacturing USA Institute chartered with transforming the US manufacturing market and increasing global competitiveness through the democratization of Smart Manufacturing technologies, knowledge, and business practices.

He brings a highly pragmatic perspective to CESMII, and a crisp focus on outcomes that will benefit the nation’s energy and economic security by sharing existing resources and co-investing to accelerate development and commercial deployment of innovative technologies. He was recognized by the Society of Manufacturing Engineering (SME) in 2020 as one of “30 Leaders Transforming Manufacturing in the USA.”

Dyck will be giving the TAPPICon 2023 Keynote Presentation on Monday, April 24, at 9:00 a.m. For complete program information, full- or single-day registration, and other events, visit