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Rafael Antonio Cartagena

Title: Chief Executive Officer
Company: Novotec LTD – Automation Engineering
Location: North Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Rafael Antonio Cartagena, chief executive officer of Novotec LTD – Automation Engineering, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Business Owners for dedication, achievements, and leadership in automation engineering.

Mr. Cartagena is a highly accomplished professional in automation engineering with a career spanning over three decades. His educational journey commenced with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala in 1991, following coursework in Electrician and Mechatronics Technical High School at Instituto Tecnico Vocacional Dr. Imrich Fischmann in 1984. He continued to hone his skills throughout his career, earning certifications such as the Schneider Electrical Elau PacDrive, the Siemens Tia Portal V16, the FANUC America Corporation TPP Advance Programming, and the RIA Certified Robot Integrator, underscoring his dedication to continuous learning and staying abreast of changes and trends in the field.

Mr. Cartagena’s professional trajectory began as a technical support engineer at Unisys from 1992 to 1994, where he specialized in unique programs for bank software and network-related tasks. Subsequently, he held roles as an automation expert at Krones AG from 1995 to 2004 and later at Sidel from 2005 to 2020. His career progression culminated in his role as an automation engineer expert at Novotec LTD from 2020 to 2022 before establishing his own company where he serves as chief executive officer – Novotec LTD – Automation Engineering.

Mr. Cartagena’s journey to success is marked by his determination, resilience, and continuous pursuit of excellence. Originating from Guatemala, he credits his achievements to the opportunities and conducive environment provided by the United States. One of his most significant achievements is his successful adaptation and progression in the U.S. despite his humble beginnings.

Reflecting on his career, Mr. Cartagena emphasizes the importance of adaptability, continuous learning, and seizing opportunities for growth. He acknowledges the dynamic nature of the automation industry, which is driven by technological advancements and evolving market demands. Looking forward, he hopes to expand the operations of Novotec LTD – Automation Engineering to include manufacturing facilities. Outside of his professional pursuits, he finds joy in hobbies such as beach outings, traveling to Guatemala, and spending quality time with his family.

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