2016 - Users Conference - San Francisco - Industrial IT
Panel Discussion: Achieving Operational Agility As You Transform Your World with Disruptive Technologies
The Industrial world is becoming increasingly dynamic and volatile. Organizations are being challenged with rapid changes in government regulations, the availability of energy and raw materials, and fierce global competition. The panel, moderated by Prof. Daniel Lopresti, will discuss how organizations can retain operational agility as they transform their businesses with a continuously evolving landscape of disruptive technologies (e.g. Industrial Internet of Things, Cloud, Big Data).
Andrew Scott, Senior Director Mining IT at Barrick Gold; OSIsoft Customer Advisory Board member Peter Reynolds, Contributing Analyst at ARC Richard Beeson, CTO at OSIsoft"
Data Centers & IT
Daniel Lopresti is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Lehigh University. His research examines fundamental algorithmic and systems-related questions in pattern recognition, data analytics, and computer security. He has published over 150 papers in journals, refereed conference proceedings, and holds 24 U.S. patents. Dr. Lopresti received his Bachelor's degree from Dartmouth in 1982 and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Princeton in 1987. He arrived at Lehigh in 2003 after having spent time on the faculty at Brown and on the research staffs at Panasonic Technologies and Bell Labs. In 2014-15, he served as Interim Dean of the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science and in July 2015 was named Director of Lehigh's new Data X Strategic Initiative.
Senior Director Mining IT
Contributing Analyst at ARC
CTO at OSIsoft