2012 - Users Conference - San Francisco
PI System Roadmap—New and on the Way
In this session, we'll show a quick overview of what's new in the PI System and what's being worked on over the next year. Want to understand what PI System software releases will benefit you the most? Want to get a good idea of which product theatre sessions to attend or which product teams to talk to at the product expo? This session will give you some insight on the best places to spend your time at this year's Users Conference.
John Baier is OSIsoft's Director of Product Management. In this role, John and his team work with OSIsoft customers to understand their needs and then translate those needs into PI System solutions that will deliver the most value. John joined OSIsoft after over 22 years at Rockwell Automation where he held a variety of roles in software engineering, engineering management, business management, and software architecture. John has been named as inventor on over a dozen U.S. Patents in the area of plant floor information management and factory controls. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Bowling Green State University.
As Director of Development for Data Access, Ray Verhoeff oversees the design and implementation of programmatic interfaces to the PI System. Ray began his career with the company in 1993 as a software engineer and developed the PI System's SQL language implementation. In 1997, he assumed the role of Group Leader for the PI Server for Windows NT and UNIX. Prior to OSIsoft, he worked for Champion International and Icotron as a process control engineer.
A native of Toronto, Canada, Ray earned a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Science from the University of Toronto in 1981. He completed a Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo in 1983.