Joe Driver, Technology Manager
Champion has allowed me to learn and grow from a technical and personal level. I’m constantly amazed by the dedication to customer and the ability to work around such an innovative group of people.
Joe Driver joined the Champion team as an Automation Engineer in February of 2007. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science degree from LSU in Electrical Engineering, gaining over 15 years of industry experience.
In 2012, Joe was promoted to Senior Automation Engineer, having worked on numerous PLC & DCS implementations – both in the form of new systems and legacy migrations. With a diverse range of industry experience, Joe’s areas of focus include Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream Oil & Gas, Specialty Chemicals, and Manufacturing.
In 2018, Joe transitioned to our Corporate Engineering department as an Application Engineer, focusing predominantly on Champion’s Operational Technology and Industrial Cybersecurity initiatives. Having gained his GICSP certification for cybersecurity, Joe enjoys how Champion focuses on technical excellence and finding the best solution for every client need.
As a member of ISA and throughout his career at Champion, Joe has presented at numerous automation and technology conferences. Most recently, Joe was promoted to the role of Technology Manager, where he is responsible for the organization’s various technology initiatives in IT, engineering, and systems development..