Meet the Trainers

John Autero
Manager, Technical Training Services
John Autero
University: Southern Illinois University
Degree: B.S. Industrial Engineering Technology
Years of Experience: Entered the engineering workforce in 1985
At Yaskawa Since: 1989
Published Articles:
 
 

Did You Know?
John is an Honorary Alumni of Northern Illinois University and a member of their Engineering Technology Advisory Board. He also enjoys driving his 1970 Chevy El Camino during the summer months.

 
Paul Avery
Senior Product Training Engineer
Paul Avery
University: University of Michigan
Degree: B.S. in Electrical Engineering
Years of Experience: Entered the engineering workforce in 1987
At Yaskawa Since: 2000
Product Responsibility: Variable Speed Drives
Teaching Responsibility: Factory Classes, Drives Road Show Classes, eLearning Development
Published Articles:

Did You Know?
Paul has taught classes in Egypt, Italy, South America and under ground in a Molybdenum mine. He also enjoys playing the guitar (but most people wish he wouldn't).

 
Bob Bonczar
Senior Product Training Engineer
Micah Stuedemann
University: DeVry Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
Degree: B.S. in Electronics Engineering Technology
Years of Experience: Entered the engineering workforce in 1988
At Yaskawa Since: 1988
Product Responsibility: Variable Speed Drives
Teaching Responsibility: Factory Classes, eLearning Development

Did You Know?
Bob was a Boy Scout and enjoys traveling, helping with church and outdoor activities, such as camping, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking, astronomy, and skiing.

 
Matt Pelletier
Senior Product Training Engineer
Matt Pelletier
University: University of Wisconsin
Degree: B.S. Electrical Engineering
Years of Experience: Entered the engineering workforce in 1999
At Yaskawa Since: 1999
Product Responsibility: Servo and Machine Controllers
Teaching Responsibility: Factory Classes, eLearning Development
Published Articles:
 
 
  • Presented web class for Machine Design Magazine on the topic of "Optimize Machine Performance with the Latest Servo Tuning Technology

Did You Know?
Matt created Yaskawa's first eLearning module. He has also taught classes in Europe, China, Japan and South America.

 
Dan Schubert
Product Training Engineer
Dan Schubert
University: University of Missouri Science & Technology
Degree: B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Years of Experience: Entered the engineering workforce in 2012
At Yaskawa Since: 2012
Product Responsibility: Variable Speed Drives
Teaching Responsibility: Factory Classes, Drives Road Show Classes
Published Articles:

Did You Know?
Dan previously held the position of Repair Engineer at Yaskawa, he also enjoys driving his 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle during the summer months.

 
Micah Stuedemann
Product Training Engineer
Micah Stuedemann
University: Milwaukee School of Engineering
Degree: B.S. Mechanical Engineering
Years of Experience: Entered the engineering workforce in 2013
At Yaskawa Since: 2013
Product Responsibility: Servo and Machine Controllers
Teaching Responsibility: Factory Classes, eLearning Development

Did You Know?
Micah previously held the position of Software Engineer at Yaskawa; he also enjoys driving his 2007 Kawasaki Vulcan 900 motorcycle during the summer months.