Pat Kennedy, Ph.D

Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy is the CEO and majority owner of OSIsoft. Under Dr. Kennedy's 

visionary leadership, the company has grown from a small software startup in 1980 to a 

highly profitable global corporation. 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 attended the University of Kansas where he earned a B.S. in Chemical 

Engineering and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. A registered professional engineer in 

control systems engineering, he holds a patent on a catalytic reformer control system. He 

is the author of numerous papers on planning, scheduling, and control integration in 

process industries.

Check out Dr. Kennedy's presentation abstract here.