Tech-Powered Value Creation Is Theme of Industrial Exchange’s Conference for Middle Market Companies in Miami Beach, May 6-8

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) — Billy Beane, who transformed the Oakland Athletics into a championship team by using applied statistical analysis, will explain how middle-market industrial companies can use data to compete against big-league rivals when he addresses IndEx 2019, May 6-8 in Miami Beach, Fla.

“Billy Beane’s experience of transformation through data gathering and analysis will be especially insightful for the owners and managers of mid-size companies who will be attending the event,” said Jon Cooper, co-founder and CEO of Industrial Exchange, the producer of IndEx 2019.

“Our conference brings together private equity leaders, managers of portfolio companies, technology innovators, and experts in the areas of industrial automation, cybersecurity, supply chain management and operations,” said Mr. Cooper. “Our goal is to foster technology-powered value creation for middle-market industrial companies, which are transforming the American manufacturing sector.”

The conference features more than 30 content sessions and 70 expert presenters and panelists. In addition to Mr. Beane, the conference keynoter whose story was told in Moneyball, the Michael Lewis best-seller and Oscar-nominated movie, featured speakers at IndEx 2019 include:

  • Admiral Dennis Blair, Chairman of the Board and Distinguished Senior Fellow of Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and former United States Director of National Intelligence.
  • Robert Nardelli, Founder, XLR-8, and Former Chairman and CEO of Chrysler.
  • Michelle Nassir, Chief Talent Officer, United States Steel Corporation.
  • Pin Ni, President, Wanxiang America Corporation.
  • Gerry P. Smith, CEO, Office Depot


Among the sponsors of the conference, which will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center, are Alix Partners, Houlihan Lokey, Jefferies, and PTC Inc. Prominent attendees include leaders from Atlas Holdings LLC, Monomoy Capital Partners, Blackstone, and American Industrial Partners.


About Industrial Exchange

Headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, Industrial Exchange was founded by private equity and venture capital firms with the mission of helping management and owners create operational value at middle-market industrial companies. Industrial Exchange does that by connecting industrial leaders with breakthrough technology companies, respected service providers and thought leaders from around the world through online and live events, including its premier IndEx conferences.

*Arrangements for the appearance of “Billy Beane” made through Greater Talent Network, LLC., New York, NY


Jon Cooper
Co-Founder and CEO
Industrial Exchange


Published at 3/26/19 on Business Wire.