Former Pulp & Paper industry executive brings wealth of relevant experience and customer perspective
OSIsoft today announced that entrepreneur and Pulp and Paper industry veteran, Eric Streed, joined the company’s board of directors. This nomination comes as OSIsoft expands its business internationally while continuing to extend its capabilities within the core industries it has served for over 30 years.
Mr. Streed brings to OSIsoft a wealth of experience ranging from operations, supply chain management, continuous improvement and executive management. Mr. Streed, a graduate of the University of Mississippi, has 35 years of experience in the Pulp & Paper industry with companies such as Georgia Pacific, Bowater, Domtar and Abitibi Consolidated. Mr. Streed is the owner of CosaTron, Inc., a manufacturer of air purification equipment.
The OSIsoft Board of Directors is comprised of:
- Dr. J. Pat Kennedy, chairman of the board and founder and CEO, OSIsoft
- Janet Geiger
- Patricia Kennedy
- Jenny Linton, executive vice president of operations and administration, OSIsoft
- Jake Reynolds, partner , Technology Crossover Ventures
- Ben Kortlang, partner, Kleiner Perkins Claufield & Byers
- Eric Streed, president, CosaTron, Inc.
“Eric is a recognized industry executive and leader. He is also a former OSIsoft customer and recognizes the importance of our products. Eric’s participation on our board will be instrumental in helping OSIsoft continue its growth and maintain its leadership as a provider of real-time data and event infrastructure software,” says Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy, CEO and founder of OSIsoft.
“It is an honor and privilege to serve on the OSIsoft board of directors. As a long term supporter of the PI System, it is clear that the demand and the applications of OSIsoft products are expanding rapidly. It is also clear that the OSIsoft team is staying in front of all areas of technical and thought leadership in every market,” says Mr. Streed.
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