Speaker Profile


Dave O’Neil

Vice President / Media, Tooling U-SME

Dave O’Neil is Vice President of Media for SME. In this role, O’Neil is responsible for leading and developing the organization’s print and digital media products, which include Manufacturing Engineering magazine, Smart Manufacturing magazine, AdvancedManufacturing.org website, numerous enewsletters, podcasts and webinars. O’Neil has brought the SME Media Group into the digital age, successfully launching new electronic and lead generation products. Under his direction, O’Neil and SME have established a leadership position as content experts in smart manufacturing.

Prior to joining SME, O’Neil was group publisher for Summit Business Media, chief executive officer of CK Media, and vice president/group publisher of Primedia.

O’Neil is a graduate of the University of Illinois, where he received a bachelor’s degree in economics.


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