Carlos H. Torres

Head of I4.0 at the USA 5G Smart Factory, Global I4.0 Data & Technology Leader, and 5G in Manufacturing Leader

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2020 - present

2006 - 2020


About me

Senior Technology Director

I specialize in driving transformations leveraging advanced technologies such as Cloud, Edge Computing, IIoT, AI, Advanced Analytics & 5G to drive business growth, bringing 18 years of professional experience and 15 years as a people leader delivering at-scale technologies in real-world settings.

Head of Industry 4.0

Ericsson's USA 5G Smart Factory

Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex

Sr. Manager Data, Analytics & AI

BNSF Railway

Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex


Scope of Responsibility


Department Head for Industry 4.0 & Smart Manufacturing - Lead Hardware Automation Engineering, Disruption & Innovation, Application Development, Data & Analytics, Software Engineering & Architecture & IT teams of ~70 employees disciplined in hardware engineering, IT infrastructure and software development.


Championed Industry 4.0 initiatives, resulting in Ericsson’s USA 5G Smart Factory being distinguished as a lighthouse factory by the World Economic Forum, a prestigious global recognition.

Global I4.0 Data Manufacturing Leader responsible for establishing a unified global technology stack, creating & implementing a global smart manufacturing data governance strategy & data upskilling program.

Thought Leadership

Advanced Technology Spokesperson with 100+ customer and partner visits, including companies like Tesla, Verizon, Ford, John Deere. Featured Publications -,, Bloomberg, Ericsson Blogs & CTIA Web Panels & Wireless U Seminar to State Legislatures.