2018 - PI World - Barcelona - Process Industries
Welcome to the Process Industries Track
A quick intro to the day's event where you'll hear compelling stories on how the Internet of Things, advanced analytics, and digital transformation are changing the way industries including water, metals & mining, pulp & paper and others are managing their business.
Gary Wong is OSIsoft's Principal, Global Water Industry and has 20 years of extensive international experience providing sustainable, strategic and cost-effective business solutions, particularly in the water industry. Prior to joining OSIsoft, he was the Manager, Corporate Applications at Metro Vancouver and has also held previous positions in senior management and consulting. Additionally, Gary has worked with major international organizations in both the public and private sector on Operations, IT strategy, planning, sustainability, and engineering. Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, is registered as a Professional Engineer in Computer Engineering, holds an M.B.A. from the Queen's School of Business and is also a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Martin Provencher holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence focus from University of Quebec in Montreal. Over the years, he has acquired an extensive experience in information technology and operational & maintenance management. In March 2018, he joined OSIsoft as the Industry Principal for Mining, Metals and Materials. His knowledge of the industry was acquired through position he held at Aluminerie Alouette, a large aluminum smelter located in Quebec, Canada, as the Information Technology & Automation Manager and after as the Operations & Maintenance Manager for Casthouse and Production Services. He has also been an active Industry 4.0 speaker and influencer for IBM as the Quebec Metals and Mining Leader and lately with Norda Stelo as Director for manufacturing and processing plants. He has a clear understanding of the industry challenges and strongly believes in digital transformation to achieve strategic organizational goals.