Jeff Burnstein

President

Jeff Burnstein is the president of the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), the parent group of the Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA – Advancing Vision + Imaging, and the Motion Control and Motors Association (MCMA). Together, these trade groups represent over 1,000 global companies involved in robotics, vision, motion control and motors and related automation technologies. Burnstein joined RIA in 1983 and has held a variety of senior positions, culminating in his promotion to president in 2007. He is a frequent commentator on issues such as the impact of automation on jobs and the future of automation beyond the factory floor.