2020 - OSIsoft PI World San Francisco
PI World - Welcome
Our MC welcomes attendees to PI World Online 2020.
Please join us to hear our welcome message from OSIsoft CEO & Founder Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy and OSIsoft President Michael Siemer.
Norton Green is the Director of Executive Engagements at OSIsoft. The relationship and ensuing trust our clients have in our products and services are our most critical assets at OSIsoft. Norton and his team’s primary goal is to develop and deepen executive relationships with our clients so OSIsoft may become their trusted partner to realize transformational opportunities across their enterprise. Today, the Executive Engagements team executes this mission by way of the following programs: Executive Briefing Program, Executive Council and Executive Forum.
After joining the company in 2000, Norton spent his first fifteen years in the IT Department. The last six years were spent as the Global IT Director where he focused on scaling the IT Infrastructure as the company experienced tremendous growth. Norton holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Saint Mary’s College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems from the University of Miami (FL).
Under Dr. Kennedy's visionary leadership, the company has grown from a small startup in 1980 to a highly profitable global software corporation. In the early days, Dr. Kennedy's role included everything from sales to consulting. As the company matured, the role evolved into one of finding the right people to manage and direct the ever-growing company.
Prior to founding the company, Dr. Kennedy worked as a research engineer for Shell Development Company and as an applications consultant for Taylor Instrument Company.
Dr. Kennedy holds a B.S. and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kansas. A registered professional engineer in control systems engineering, he holds a patent on a catalytic reformer control system. He co-authored a chapter of the book "Planning, Scheduling and Control Integration in the Process Industries," C. Edward Bodington, ed. (McGraw-Hill Co., 1995), and is the author of numerous papers. Dr. Kennedy has many awards including the prestigious Silicon Valley Engineering Council Hall of Fame.
Michael is responsible for overseeing the management team of OSIsoft, including the newly founded Executive Committee, made up of our Senior Executives. His strategic focus is to support the broader adoption and global growth of OSIsoft, building upon an installed base in more than 110 countries. His strong analytical and organizations skills enable him to effectively develop and lead complex teams.
Prior to OSIsoft, he worked for Devon Energy Corporation for seven years, serving as the Vice President of Engineering, Exploration and Production, Data and Analytics. His responsibilities included field automation, data management, advanced analytics and strategic innovation.
Michael has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University (NY), a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Colorado State University and a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma Christian University.