Steve Veldhuis is Chief Technologies Officer (CTO), co-founder and board member at E Technologies Group. As CTO, Steve is responsible for charting E Technologies’ internal and line-of-business technology strategies, along with the company’s critical technology innovations.
His expertise in architecting and integrating software platforms in the area of advanced control and connected enterprise systems provides Steve the opportunity to work closely with E Technologies’ customers and partners as a Principal Architect and Lead Consultant. Steve has executed projects all over the world and is considered an expert in software architecture and design in process controls. Experience includes distributed control systems, PLC, advanced SCADA and enterprise systems.
Internally, Steve is responsible for technology infrastructures, business systems, engineering work processes, technical and product roadmaps; including efforts to develop new breakthrough technologies and software for the Industrial Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, machine learning, advanced simulation, robotics, augmented reality, and human computer interaction.
Prior to taking on an exclusive CTO position, Steve held a combined role as both the CTO and CFO.
With over 35 years’ experience in systems integration and engineering, Steve began his career as an automation engineer with Belcan Engineering, providing electrical design and software development before founding E-Technologies Group with Doug Fagaly in 1993.
In addition to serving on the board of E Technologies Group, Steve also serves as a board member for ContactCI an augmented and virtual reality company focusing on haptic and motion capture. Steve also holds an interest and advisory positions with ETS, a technology services placement company; SAVMAR, an asset investment company and SAVMAR Development a land development company.
Steve received his BS degree in Electrical Engineering Technology at the University of Cincinnati in 1987 and an MBA with Summa Cum Laude Honors also from the University of Cincinnati. Steve is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio.
Steve is married with 2 children and lives in Cincinnati where he was born and raised.