Ariel Shasko, MSMOE

Smart Factory Deployment Manager


Ariel Shasko is an accomplished Smart Factory Deployment manager at Kennametal, a distinguished supplier of tooling and industrial material headquartered in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Her primary responsibilities include assessing the site’s readiness for I4.0, developing effective deployment strategies, and coordinating with internal stakeholders to ensure successful project execution. Ariel’s nearly 7-year tenure at Kennametal is marked by her exceptional leadership skills, which were recently recognized by The Manufacturing Institute when she was named an Emerging Leader. She earned her undergraduate degree in Communications and Business from Washington and Jefferson College and went on to complete her Masters in Management and Operational Excellence (MSMOE) from Saint Vincent College. Ariel’s education and extensive experience make her a valuable asset to Kennametal’s success. She is respected in her field, and her dedication to ensuring the success of her projects is a testament to her unwavering commitment to excellence.