We unleash data insights from existing equipment, machines, and production lines to improve our customers’ business outcomes. We enable industrial companies to shift from CAPEX to OPEX-based offerings to their respective markets, providing a unique combination of first-class IIoT technology and its delivery with powerful financial and insurance offerings - all from a single source trusted by hundreds of companies worldwide.
With us, manufacturers, operators, and service companies for industrial equipment are empowered to implement fully interoperable IIoT solutions guaranteed to achieve their target business outcomes.
START WITH THE OUTCOMEThe first question we ask is “What is the business problem we’re trying to solve? ” The answer to this question will guide the entire digital transformation journey.
ONLY WHAT YOU NEEDBecause your business needs and industrial environment are unique, so too will be your IIoT solution. We work with your internal stakeholders to learn about your company’s pain points and gain a full understanding of your existing industrial environment.
EXPERT LED IMPLEMENTATIONOnce your IIoT solution is agreed upon, our Professional Services team coordinates with your internal stakeholders, our technology experts and partners for delivery of the solution - from ideation to successful outcomes.
The relayr family extends from its heart in Berlin, Germany, to the USA, UK and Poland. We have offices in Atlanta, Boston, Burnley (United Kingdom), Munich and Katowice (Poland). And we’ll be adding more!
GREG M. BARATS
In addition, Greg Barats heads up Munich Re’s Global IoT business targeting commercial and industrial markets with new technology, risk solutions and business models. As part of his Munich Re IoT leadership role, he serves as chair of relayr, a global Industrial IoT technology company acquired by HSB in 2018 that delivers IoT business outcomes for mid-sized commercial and industrial firms.
He was appointed executive vice president of HSB engineering services in 2008 and assumed additional responsibilities for HSB’s inspection services, engineering risk management and insurance risk analysis operations in 2009.
Greg Barats also is chair of HSB Solomon Associates, LLC, the leading performance improvement company for the global energy industry. He has held this position since 2002.
While at HSB, Greg Barats has developed and holds seven U.S. business-method patents. He also founded Munich Re Ventures, Munich Re’s venture capital arm, which invests in and partners with innovative tech companies to develop growth opportunities for Munich Re businesses including HSB and ERGO.
During his 30-year career, Greg Barats co-founded two companies and has held executive management positions within Munich Re, HSB and AIG. At AIG he was senior vice president and also served as chair of SAIGTAS, a Shanghai-based subsidiary of AIG that provides engineering consulting services to companies in China.
Prior to his tenure at AIG, Greg Barats co-founded Applied Earth Technology Inc., a physical science research firm focused on the energy sector and Applied Environmental Technology Inc., specializing in environmental assessment and remediation in the San Francisco region. He began his career as a research scientist for the United States Geological Survey in Menlo Park, California.
Greg Barats holds a bachelor’s of science degree in geology and a master’s degree in business administration with emphasis in finance from Southern Oregon University.
Greg Barats serves on the board of trustees of the Connecticut Science Center.
In his free time, Joel enjoys outdoor activities - skiing and hiking with his family.
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RELAYR IS A PART OF MUNICH RE / HSB GROUP
As our strategic partnerships enable solutions that ensure project successes, our partners are joining forces to help drive future innovation with their own customers.