2020 - OSIsoft PI World San Francisco - Water, Facilities, Data Centers
Intro by Industry Principal
Industry Principal welcomes attendees to Industry Day at PI World SF 2020
Gary Wong is the Principal, Global Water Industry at OSIsoft, a leader in real-time operational intelligence. He has over 20 years of extensive international experience providing sustainable, strategic and cost-effective business solutions in the water industry. Prior to joining OSIsoft, he has held positions with Metro Vancouver and as a consultant directing both public and private sectors on Operations, IT strategy, planning, sustainability, and engineering. Mr. Wong is also the Chairman for the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) Americas Alliance and 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.
Bruno Squassoni is a Pre Sales Engineer for LATAM, based in São Paulo, Brazil, supporting Account Managers on helping our customers and prospects. Bruno is also the Water Industry Champion for LATAM. Prior to joining OSIsoft, he worked in a bank as a mid-level Finance Analyst and as an intern in other companies (as Scania, Ericson and Cargill). He joined OSIsoft in 2009 as a Customer Support Engineer. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Insper, a Design Thinking Specialization from Echos Innovation Lab and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineer from Mauá University.
Balu (Balasubramaniam) Karthikeyan
Dr. Balu Karthikeyan is a Sr. Technical Advisor and the Industry Champion for Datacenters, Smart Cities, and Facilities at OSIsoft. Balu started working for OSIsoft after receiving his PhD in August 2007. Over the last 12.5 years he has handled customer-facing roles in Tech Support, Customer Success Management, and currently in Customer Success Services team. Balu gets assigned on customer initiatives involving PI AF, Analytics, Batch, RtReports, Event Frames, & PI Integrator line of products. He is one of the go-to persons for service activities pertaining to Pharma/Bio, Renewable, Facilities & Data Centers industry verticals.
Scott Smith is the Global Industry Principal for Facilities and Data Centers where he works with potential, new and existing customers on driving adoption of the PI System to find value that meets the objectives of your organizations.
Scott spent the first 17 years of his career within the power industry, where he focused on running data centers and the design and implementation of enterprise systems and large data projects. Scott started his transition to understand the consumption of energy and the impact on facilities as he worked on global smart metering projects.
Scott has been with OSIsoft since 2016 and brings balanced experience from being a Center of Excellence Engineer architecting PI Solutions for customer as well as an Enterprise Program Manager for large customers and projects.
Scott also created the PI Facility Solution for our own San Leandro Tech Campus.