For over two decades, AVEVA has delivered proven industrial AI solutions at scale. Our broad, AI-infused software portfolio continues to evolve across operations and engineering with capabilities at the edge, in the cloud, and through advanced hybrid solutions. We don t do AI for AI s sake, we leverage it to make our industrial solutions better. This session will provide an overview of the breadth of AVEVA's AI applications today, our vision & strategy, and where we re headed with AI technologies, such as generative AI with large language models, AI-infused products and solutions, and more.
With over 25 years of experience in the industrial software sector, Jim Chappell is currently global vice president and head of Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Advanced Analytics across AVEVA s business units and products. Prior to his current position, he led the Asset Performance Management (APM) suite of products and related engineering/analytics services for Schneider Electric. He was also a founding partner and managing officer of InStep Software, a global leader in industrial AI driven Predictive Analytics and Big Data software, which was acquired by Schneider Electric in 2014.
Jim holds a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY, a M.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the Naval Nuclear Power School in Orlando, FL, and a M.B.A. from Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii. In addition, he graduated from the Civil Engineer Corps Officer's School (CECOS) in Port Hueneme, CA. He also held a top