Richard "Dick" Caro is CEO of CMC Associates, a business strategy and professional services firm in Acton, Massachusetts. Prior to CMC, he was Vice President of ARC Advisory Group in Dedham, Massachusetts. He is the Chairman of ISA50 and formerly of IEC (International Electrotechnical Committee) Fieldbus Standards Committees. Before joining ARC, Dick held the position of Senior Manager with Arthur D. Little, Inc. in Cambridge, MA, he was a founder of Autech Data Systems, and was Director of Marketing at ModComp. In the 1970s, The Foxboro Company employed Dick in both Development and Marketing positions. He holds a BS and MS in Chemical Engineering and an MBA.