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
Check out Dr. Kennedy's presentation abstract here.