Technology in North Fulton, with Darwin Newton, Siemens Infrastructure, and Ben Cagle, Cagle Consulting Partners (GNFCC 400 Insider, Episode 72)
Darwin Newton, Siemens Infrastructure, and Ben Cagle, Cagle Consulting Partners, are spearheading GNFCC’s Tech400 Alliance. Darwin and Ben joined host Tori Kerlin to spotlight the thriving tech environment along the GA 400 corridor and throughout North Fulton. They covered different sectors of tech in the region, The Bailey, a planned tech-centric multiplex on Northwinds Parkway, the crucial role of education, new initiatives by Siemens, and much more. The GNFCC 400 Insider is presented by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce and produced by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®
Siemens is a global innovator focusing on digitalization, electrification and automation for the process and manufacturing industries, and is a leader in power generation and distribution, intelligent infrastructure, and distributed energy systems. For more than 160 years, the company has developed technologies that support multiple American industries including manufacturing, energy, healthcare, and infrastructure.
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Darwin Newton, PE, MBA, Head of Operations, Smart Infrastructure Electrical Services at Siemens
Darwin serves as the Head of Operations for the Electrical Service Business segment at Siemens Infrastructure. In that capacity, he leads a team of professional engineers, technicians, specialists, and project managers, in the construction installation configuration of large power systems.
Originally from the Virgin Islands, Darwin Newton worked there on substation and plant projects and then joined Siemens in the U.S. in 2000.
Cagle Consulting Partners
Ben Cagle, Managing Partner, Cagle Consulting Partners
Ben Cagle is Managing Partner of Cagle Consulting Partners (CCP), an Advisory Firm. Prior to founding CCP, Ben served as a Division President for a Global 100 Enterprise. Ben had P&L responsibility for a global business unit (several $ hundred million in revenue) and was on the core team leading an industry consolidation initiative (with McKinsey & Company).
Transitioning from “industry” into global management consulting, Ben served in various Consulting Partner, Practice/Industry Leader, Solution Innovation, Marketing, and Thought Leadership roles. Ben’s global enterprise consulting leadership experience includes positions at HP Enterprise (formerly EDS), DXC Technology (formerly CSC Consulting), and Hitachi Consulting with clients across four continents.
Ben also has led various NASDAQ, VC-backed Software/SaaS, and entrepreneurial companies focused on Advanced Data Analytics, Market Insights, and Brand/Marketing Strategy targeting multiple industries.
Ben is an Alpharetta, Ga. native and currently resides in Alpharetta with his wife, Sara. He graduated of the Georgia Institute of Technology, is active in various Technology and Start-up organizations, and currently serves as the Chairman of Tech400 (sponsored by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce).
About GNFCC and The GNFCC 400 Insider
The GNFCC 400 Insider is presented by the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC) and is hosted by Kali Boatright, President and CEO of GNFCC. The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit, member-driven organization comprised of over 1400 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions, and individuals. Their service area includes Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park, Roswell and Sandy Springs. GNFCC is the leading voice on economic development, business growth and quality of life issues in North Fulton County.
The GNFCC promotes the interests of our members by assuming a leadership role in making North Fulton an excellent place to work, live, play and stay. They provide one voice for all local businesses to influence decision-makers, recommend legislation, and protect the valuable resources that make North Fulton a popular place to live.