Satish Penmetsa is the CEO of GroundHog. GroundHog specializes in Mine Digitization and Automation. With a background in Technology, Strategy, Operations, and Product Management, he is passionate about process optimization and automation using data and technology.
He believes that digital transformation can simplify mining workflows tremendously. His vision is to see every mine digitized. With over 20 years of experience in the tech industry and a holder of many patents, he is a sought-after advisor on digital transformation. He helps companies find their best, the most productive path forward. He has helped large mining companies and contractors unlock the power of Digital to be more agile, responsive, and competitive. These names include Barrick Gold, Cementation, Nyrstar, Lhoist, and Epiroc. He is passionate about technology and innovation and regularly speaks at events and mining schools. He holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from The Wharton School of Business.