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We are known worldwide for our culture of innovation and excellence, and our passionate commitment to our customers' success today and tomorrow. These qualities emanate directly from the vision, values and knowledge of our leadership team, many of whom have been with our company since its founding in 1980. With our visionary founder and CEO Dr. Patrick Kennedy at the helm - and the PI Systems™ open infrastructure as our foundation - OSIsoft empowers the world's leading industries with operational intelligence and transformational business value.
OSIsoft Founder and CEO, Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy, explains the future of industrial communities.
Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy
Founder and CEO
CFO / Interim COO
Vice President of Global Human Resources
Vice President of Engineering
Vice President of Global Sales
Vice President of Business Development
Gregg Le Blanc
VP of Product Management
Ronan De Hooge
Chief Software Architect
Research and Innovation
Associate General Counsel
Under Dr. Kennedy's visionary leadership, the company has grown from a small startup in 1980 to a highly profitable global software corporation. In the early days, Dr. Kennedy's role included everything from sales to consulting. As the company matured, the role evolved into one of finding the right people to manage and direct the ever-growing company.
Prior to founding the company, Dr. Kennedy worked as a research engineer for Shell Development Company and as an applications consultant for Taylor Instrument Company.
Dr. Kennedy holds a B.S. and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kansas. A registered professional engineer in control systems engineering, he holds a patent on a catalytic reformer control system. He co-authored a chapter of the book "Planning, Scheduling and Control Integration in the Process Industries," C. Edward Bodington, ed. (McGraw-Hill Co., 1995), and is the author of numerous papers. Dr. Kennedy has many awards including the prestigious Silicon Valley Engineering Council Hall of Fame.
Jenny is responsible for operations as well as overseeing the management team of OSIsoft. Her strategic focus is to support the broader adoption and global growth of OSIsoft, building upon an installed base in more than 110 countries. In addition, she has been working on the creation of the new San Leandro Tech Center, which will be the new headquarters for the company.
Jenny joined the company full time in 2001 and since then has worked in finance, recruiting, executive administration, management and operations.
Jenny holds a B.S. in Environmental Toxicology and a M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, both from the University of California at Davis.
Bob oversees the functions of finance, accounting, risk management, business support, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, internal audit, tax and facilities management for OSIsoft LLC and over 20 non-US entities.
Bob has over 33 years of business experience in finance, consulting and operational roles. As an executive leader and front line manager, Bob has developed and implemented strategies for risk management, process improvement, ERP selection and implementations, and acquisition and divestment transactions. Bob joined OSIsoft in 2007 and has worked closely with the senior leadership as an executive team member from the start. Prior to joining OSIsoft, Bob was CFO with C&H Sugar Company, a leading brand name in the food and beverage industry. Bob began his business career as a commercial banker and spent time in management consulting to the food and beverage industry.
Bob holds a MMA from the JL Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and B.A. in Economics from Bowdoin College.
Richard is responsible for the overall PI System Architecture, aligning business and technology to deliver products and services for exceptional customer value and experience. He leads OSIsoft's cross departmental Strategic Planning Group helping shape the long term product vision and strategy. He also sponsors OSIsoft's Research and Innovation efforts, designed to keep OSIsoft's engineers and technology leading edge, maintaining our role as a pathfinder. Richard routinely engages with strategic customers and partners as well with advisory boards across the business and technology community.
Richard joined OSIsoft in 1990 as a Software Engineer.
Richard holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
Dawn manages the strategy and execution of all things to do with employees at OSIsoft. She and her global team assist the company with hiring, employee relations, compensation and benefits, corporate policies and organizational development. Hiring the best talent, ensuring they have the right skills and the right work environment to thrive is critical to OSIsoft's success. She is a key element of maintaining the culture and expertise of OSIsoft while growing the employee base and helping existing employees at their OSIsoft careers evolve.
Dawn joined OSIsoft in 2007 as an HR Generalist and later worked with operations, sales, marketing and industry in various HR roles. Prior to joining OSIsoft, Dawn worked as a technical instructor for Accenture, managed the training organization at Avolent and was HR Manager at SAFE Security.
Dawn holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Davis and a M.S. in Political Science from the University of Oregon.
Jason oversees all corporate, licensing, intellectual property and compliance initiatives. He played a crucial role in globalizing OSIsoft, establishing scalable business processes, and building the legal department to support the company's continued growth.
Jason first joined OSIsoft in 2002 as the company's first in-house attorney. Before joining OSIsoft, Jason served as OSIsoft's outside counsel at Perkins Coie and Fenwick and West. He was also the co-founder of a Partner Management SaaS start-up which was acquired in 2000.
Jason holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley where he graduated with honors and Phi Beta Kappa. He later received his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law where he graduated Cum Laude, Order of the Coif and a member of the Thurston (scholastic honorary) Society.
Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy