Chris is a Staff Strategic Product Manager at AVEVA focused on the data collection product strategy at the edge, on premises, and in the cloud. Chris joined AVEVA (then OSIsoft) in 2014 with over 25 years of process automation, data management, and project execution experience having worked in various engineering and product management roles in the power, process, and manufacturing industries. Chris spent the 15 years prior to joining OSIsoft at a global process automation company where he worked closely with OSIsoft to develop products 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.