Wood Business

Virtual Event
OptiLog 2021
June 15, 2021 at 1:00pm EST

1:35 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.
Forestry evolution: leveraging jobsite technology solutions to boost the bottom line

Speaker: Jim O’Halloran, product marketing manager, John Deere

The forestry industry is rapidly evolving, and more logging contractors are leveraging jobsite technology solutions to boost bottom line results. These innovative solutions are opening the door to new levels of operator productivity and efficiency, ushering the industry into the future. Jim O’Halloran, product marketing manager with John Deere, will present on the opportunity Precision Forestry offers to the industry and share details about the impact of the John Deere Intelligent Boom Control technology on contractors’ operations.

Jim O’Halloran

Jim O’Halloran is a global product marketing manager for the John Deere Worldwide Construction & Forestry division. In his role, O’Halloran oversees product launches and marketing activities for the tracked and wheeled feller bunchers, tracked harvesters and disc saw felling heads. In his 20 years with John Deere, O’Halloran has held several roles, playing an integral role in the design and development of the John Deere M-Series Tracked Feller Bunchers and MH-Series Tracked Harvesters. Including his time with John Deere, O’Halloran has worked in the forestry industry for over 36 years, holding several design roles with various equipment manufacturers.