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Doug Suerich

Director of Marketing

Director of Marketing Doug SuerichDoug combines over 20 years of experience creating software for manufacturers across multiple industries with a deep desire to connect customers with the best solutions for their needs. He leads the marketing team responsible for creating PEER Group’s digital content, developing thought leadership programs, and managing external events. Doug collaborates with both factory and OEM customers to prioritize their needs in the development of PEER Group product roadmaps.

Doug joined PEER Group in 2011 as a senior software developer and he worked on multiple big data projects for a variety of customers. Capitalizing on a natural flair for storytelling and technical communication, Doug became PEER Group’s first product evangelist in 2016, travelling the world to present the company’s vision at trade shows and conferences. A passionate advocate for smart manufacturing, Doug serves as an active member of the SEMI® SMART Manufacturing Technology Community, Americas Chapter, and co-chairs the Advanced Process Control Smart Manufacturing Conference.

Prior to joining PEER Group, Doug was a software development manager, automation engineer, information systems specialist, and consultant. He has extensive experience designing and integrating robust automation software solutions. Doug holds a Bachelor of Applied Science with Honours in System Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and is currently pursuing a part-time MBA at the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfred Laurier University.