AVEVA has a long history of providing industrial operators with products and technologies to help solve the toughest data connectivity challenges. The past several years have highlighted the significance of remote operations and support for the remote worker, while bringing with it a new set of data connectivity challenges such as security, scope, and scale of the data. In this session you will learn how AVEVA are safeguarding your investments in on premises operational data collection while enhancing and extending their portfolio of products to meet new data connectivity challenges on premises, at the edge, and in hybrid/cloud scenarios.
Chris is a Staff Strategic Product Manager at AVEVA responsible for the data collection product strategy including edge and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Chris joined OSIsoft (now AVEVA) in 2014 as a Solution Architect with over 25 years of process automation, data management, and project execution experience having worked in various engineering and product marketing roles in the power, process, and semiconductor industries. Chris spent the 15 years prior to joining OSIsoft at a global process automation company where he worked closely with OSIsoft to develop applications and solutions to integrate with the PI System. Chris has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University, holds several patents in the areas of process automation and data management, and is a registered Professional Engineer.