2014 - EMEA Users Conference - Lisbon
Why the Internet of Things Mega-Trend will increase the value of your PI System, the Real-time infrastructure for the enterprise
Mega-trends such as the “Internet of Things” and “Machine to Machine” have been getting attention in the industrial community because each has the potential to disrupt and radically change the way companies do business. Endpoints are getting smarter and smaller, and networks are getting more robust. As a connected enterprise, how will you capture this data with the PI Infrastructure and make it decision ready? This session will discuss the challenges, opportunities and value scenarios facing our PI System enterprise users.
Ashley Howard is part of the OSIsoft Center of Excellence team based in London. She has over 8 years of experience supporting PI Infrastructure value in the Life Sciences market. Over the past 3+ years she has worked across many industries to promote and understand the adoption and value use cases of PI AF within the global OSIsoft account base. Howard holds a Chemical Engineering degree with a Chemistry focus from Colorado State University.
Enrique Herrera recently joined OSIsoft and is a Market Principal based in San Leandro. As a market principal covering new markets, he is focused on shaping the strategy for connected devices. He brings over 23 years of engineering experience from the automotive OEM perspective (Ford Motor Company and Jaguar Cars) and as a Tier 1 supplier (Visteon Corporation). He has cross-functional experiences from Powertrain Design, Manufacturing Operations and Information Technology. More recently, Herrera served as a Senior Business Strategy Architect on the Microsoft Enterprise Consulting Services team. He led a global community of enterprise architects on various initiatives such as connected vehicles, enterprise manufacturing intelligence and automotive retail solutions. Herrera holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Science degree in Advanced Automotive Engineering from Loughborough University in the UK.