Smitha Rao

OPC UA Expert

Smitha is an industrial automation domain expert specialising in OPC UA and device integration areas. Her 15 years of experience in engineering and software development qualifies her proficiency in OPC, FDT, FDI, EtherNet/IP technologies. She capitalised on her passion for technology with entrepreneurial skills to co-found Utthunga Technologies in 2007. In her capacity as the liaison officer for ODVA in FieldComm Group, she has helped in the development, incorporation and implementation of new and interoperable information and communication technologies for industrial automation. Smitha is a BITS Pilani and MIT Manipal alumni and has published position papers, white papers in various conferences across the globe. An avid outdoor person with a passion for adventure sports like sky diving and scuba diving, she loves arts and crafts, spending time with kids and friends in her leisure time.