Preston Johnson, CMRP
Platform Lead: Intelligent Monitoring, Allied Reliability
Preston Johnson is the Platform Leader for IIoT and Digital Transformation Services at Allied Reliability, with a technical focus on condition monitoring technology and systems. Preston builds on 28 years in industrial instrumentation at National Instruments, 15 of those in Condition Monitoring Systems, and draws from his broad functional background in people and project management, technical and domain expertise in asset monitoring applications, and business development to create and implement comprehensive business strategies for new product development, market introduction, and growth. At Allied, he works with the business development and operations teams to deploy condition monitoring systems and services, reliability solutions, training, and hardware/software systems that improve machinery uptime, reliability, and ultimately, production capacity. Prior to joining the Allied team, Preston held roles in Applications Engineering, Field Sales, Sales Management, Product Marketing, and Business Development. Throughout his career, he has enjoyed interactions with prospects and customers solving both technical and business issues by leveraging process, practice, and technology, including signal processing and statistical/predictive analytics. Preston's specialties include condition monitoring systems, signal processing, prognostics, big data infrastructure, and systems engineering. Preston has delivered over 35 papers and presentations at technology conferences and serves on the Board of Directors at the Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology. He holds a Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Vanderbilt University and a Master's of Business Administration in Information Management Systems from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a certified Category III Vibration Analyst and holds the Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) designation. In his spare time, Preston enjoys cycling, water sports, and soccer. He participates in Olympic distance triathlons and the Austin Men's over 50 soccer league. When working out, he enjoys listening to the Blues genre of music and is fortunate to reside in the live music capital of the world, Austin, Texas.