Director Customer Innovation & Academia, OSISoft
John Matranga is the Director of Customer Innovation and Academia at OSIsoft. Responsible for the global STEM education program at OSIsoft, John enables academic institutions to leverage the PI System software and OSIsoft resources for education and research use. John has extensive expertise in technology vision, adoption, and services. Focused on sensor-based data for the past 30 years, his work has spanned the areas of software architecture, design, development and delivery for commercial software offerings in the areas now considered to be Cyber-Physical Systems or Industrial Internet of Things and Big Data. John lives in the San Francisco bay area with his wife and three children. OSIsoft is a 35-year-old company that employees over 1,200 employees worldwide. Our flagship product, the PI System, enables business to capture and leverage sensor-based data across the enterprise to improve efficiency, sustainability, quality, and safety. Investing in STEM education and research is OSIsoft’s way of giving back for the great work universities have been doing for decades along with paying forward to students and to our customers. The academic program provides software and support for activities for industry-directed research in universities and K-12 STEM fundamental education.