John Matranga is the Director of Customer Innovation and Academia at OSIsoft. Responsible for the global STEM education program at OSIsoft, John enables academic institutions to leverage the PI System software and OSIsoft resources for education and research use. John started with OSIsoft in 1990 and has extensive expertise in technology vision, adoption, and services. Focused on sensor based data for the past 30 years, his work has spanned the areas of software architecture, design, development and delivery for commercial software offerings in Cyber Physical Systems. John lives in the San Francisco bay area with his wife and three children. Previous to OSIsoft, John was part of the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center and holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University.