Andoni Olaizola, VP – Customer System View, Schneider Electric
Andoni leads the Customer System view of the Industrial Automation Innovation and Technology group of Schneider Electric. In his 20+ years career, he has extensive experience in business strategy and management within the Scada and telemetry spaces for several industries including Oil & Gas, Energy and Infrastructure sectors. Today his focus is in exploring, assessing and promoting new technologies and industry standards that help industrial customers to improve their operations and develop new businesses.
Joris Verlinden, Asset Performance Management Portfolio Strategy, AVEVA
Joris has 20 years of experience in international consulting and delivering Asset Performance Management solutions in Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Marine, Energy, Utilities, Transport and FMCG. Having broad experience in business strategy, organizational development and change management through several senior management positions, his current role is developing and governing the APM Portfolio Strategy within AVEVA.
Lee Nichols, Editor-in-Chief/Associate Publisher, Hydrocarbon Processing
Lee Nichols is the Editor-in-Chief/Associate Publisher of Hydrocarbon Processing and Gas Processing & LNG magazines. At present, he manages all content for both publications, as well as Hydrocarbon Processing’s annual Market Data Book and technical conferences. Lee has more than a decade of experience in the downstream industry, and has a primary expertise in market research and trends analysis for the global downstream construction and investment sector. Lee has published more than 100 articles in Hydrocarbon Processing and Gas Processing and LNG magazines, as well as presented numerous public/private speeches/webcasts on the global downstream construction and investment sector. He has a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Texas A&M University.