This panel consists of customers who have pioneered the use of the PI System across the enterprise. The panel addresses the business value that has been achieved by incorporating the PI System in the real time infrastructure as part of the enterprise architecture. Topics for discussion include: business value, corporate roll-out, IT technology, training, and pressing issues for the CIO today. The panel consists of representatives from four of OSIsoft's major industries: Pulp & Paper, Chemicals, Power, and Pharmaceuticals.
Dr. Gretchen Schwenzer has led the Enterprise Integration effort at OSIsoft since 1996, and has over 10 years of experience in SAP. She has worked extensively across all industries in the application of OSIsoft technology for ERP Integration. Before joining OSIsoft she worked for Mobil Oil, where she was responsible for Plant Information Systems, including Refinery Data systems as well as Expert Systems, Data Reconciliation, and Facility Performance applications. Dr. Schwenzer also worked for Monsanto Agricultural Company and was a Research Associate at Stanford Universisty. Dr. Schwenzer holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley as well as undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Mathematics from SUNY at Buffalo.