Reduction in commodity prices and dynamic global markets have accelerated the need for both operations and business leaders in the Process Industries to find ways to become even more efficient. Many companies are working to find new ways to capitalize on data to uncover latent ROI and solve a variety of operational and business problems. Perry Zalevsky's talk will introduce and provide the foundation for the Process Industry track. The rest of the track will include a number of informative customer talks that illustrate how process industries have used the PI System to gain insight and enhance operational intelligence. Attend this industry session to network with colleagues in the process and similar industries and hear how the PI System is being used to build operational intelligence, create efficiency and drive innovation in today's volatile business environment.
Perry Zalevsky is the Industry Principal for Mining, Metals & Materials at OSIsoft, LLC, a leader in operational intelligence and infrastructure software. Perry previously worked at Alcoa and PPG Industries and at several supply chain software companies. Perry was also the Industry Principal for Mill Products and Mining at SAP. He has worked with many metals, mining and materials companies in the US and Canada and has traveled internationally as a consultant to mining and metals companies world-wide. Perry holds a BS degree in Applied Mathematics and an MS degree in Operations Research, both from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.