The reduction in commodity prices as well as fast-changing global markets have accelerated the need for Mining, Metals and Materials companies to become operationally efficient. Many of these companies are utilizing operational data in new ways to solve a variety of operational and business problems. This opening presentation will provide the foundation for the Mining, Metals and Materials Industries session that will include a number of informative customer talks on the improvements being enabled by the implementation of operational intelligence. Attend this industry session to network with colleagues in Mining, Metals and Materials. Listen to applications of how the PI System is being used to generate value and gain insights that will be helpful to you and your company on your journey to operational intelligence.
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.