Chris Soranno

Chris Soranno

Safety Standards & Competence Manager

SICK Product & Competence Center Americas

Chris Soranno supports the industrial safety market across the Americas as the Safety Standards & Competence Manager for SICK. He is a Functional Safety Expert in Machinery Safety (TÜV Rheinland) and has been dedicated to industrial safety his entire career. During this time, he has worked for manufacturers, distributors and integrators of safety components and systems. Chris has experience working globally with both suppliers and users in diverse applications.

Chris is an active member of numerous standards committees, both domestically and internationally – including project leader for the ongoing revision of ISO 11161 for integrating machinery (such as robots) into a system.

Chris was recently honored with induction into the ANSI B11 Standards Hall of Fame to recognize his contributions and achievements through demonstrated leadership and diligence in ethical pursuit of advancing state of the art machinery safety.