David Shannon is the Business Development Manager, Americas Region, for Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence. Caterpillar Marine Asset Intelligence uses a combination of analytics, equipment knowledge, along with operations and maintenance expertise to help owners and operators improve Uptime and decrease Total Cost of Ownership. He is currently focused on bringing the proven technology and services built over the last 15 years and expanding its reach across the marine industry within Caterpillar Marine. Mr. Shannon has been involved with quality at Caterpillar for over twenty years. This includes Manufacturing Quality Technologies, CQE, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, and Advanced Failure Analysis used with district territories and supervising a global product support team in marine. Mr. Shannon supervised segments including Military, Fast Ferry, Yachts, developed the Marine Cat Concierge program, and managed major accounts including Ford, General Motors, Navistar and Peterbilt.