2012 - Users Conference - San Francisco
The PI System in 2012
The PI System has been strengthening industry access the Power of Data for nearly 30 years. OSIsoft's technical leadership will explore the latest innovations that will be delivered in 2012. This includes the latest PI Server, which continues to push the limits of scalability, mobile device support and software as a service.
As Director of Development for Servers and Interfaces, Ray Hall is focused on delivering highly scalable and reliable server components and the hundred of PI Interfaces to systems. Ray began his career with the company in 2002 as a group lead and worked to develop PI AF which allows the definition of organizational assets for organizing PI data. Prior to OSIsoft, he developed batch automation systems at Sequencia and paper machine control systems at Accuray.
Ray earned a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State in 1983. He completed a Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering at the University California, Santa Barbara in 1985.
As one of the four Directors of Engineering for OSIsoft, Brian Bostwick is focused on delivering the user experience of the PI System. Brian has been designing and building OSIsoft products since 1993 when he joined the team implementing the first version of PI ProcessBook. He became a full employee of OSIsoft with the acquisition of the product development group from Omicron Consulting where Brian was instrumental in building the team and leading the development of OSIsoft's desktop and web based client products.
After graduating from Lehigh University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Brian spent his first years out of school in aircraft technology research, developing hardware and software HMI systems for the aerospace industry.