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Joel Faul of SMA Technologies Joins Forbes Technology Council

Faul selected based on the depth and diversity of his experience

Houston, TEXAS [September 9, 2019] — Joel Faul, chief technology officer of SMA Technologies, a global workload automation leader, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

Faul was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Joel into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

As a member of the Council, Faul will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. He will also work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

“Beyond a strong technology focus, I believe leadership development is a key to bringing teams together and inspiring them to deliver real value to our customers,” said Joel Faul, chief technology officer at SMA Technologies. “I look forward to working with other leaders on the Forbes Technology Council to exchange information and ideas that can enhance the role of automation across multiple industries.”

Please visit our blog to learn more about Joel Faul and workload automation from SMA Technologies.

About Forbes Councils

Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.

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About SMA Technologies
SMA Technologies founders met at NASA while solving some of the toughest IT issues in the world at that time. The work was challenging and required lots of repetitive tasks to maintain NASA’s mainframes and complex IT processes. Believing there had to be a better way, they formed SMA Technologies. Since that time, the company has worked with the single purpose of unlocking its clients’ potential by streamlining their IT processes and helping employees be more productive by leveraging its automation platform, OpCon. To learn more about OpCon automation visit SMA Technologies