Kristel Biehler is vice president of life sciences for Emerson’s process systems and solutions business where she leads the day-to-day business activities in sales, operations, and technology that serve the life science industries. In her previous role at Emerson of five years, she was the automation solutions vice president of sales for the western United States where she led teams that helped customers identify, architect, and implement automation and digital strategies across a wide range of industries. Kristel Biehler started her career with Emerson in 1998. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Utah. Prior to Emerson, she worked for Sorex Medical as an automation engineer.