Since joining Pimsoft in 2014, Bernard has been involved in expanding Pimsoft’s Sigmafine business globally. Prior to joining Pimsoft, Bernard served in an executive capacity at OSIsoft, a Strategic Alliance of Pimsoft, where he held the positions of General Manager of OSIsoft Canada, Vice-President Worldwide Sales, Executive Vice President and President of OSIsoft LLC from 2001 to 2012. Bernard has engineering and information technology experience and a proven track record of successful business development, sales and operations management. In 1991, he co-founded Cogexel, a software development and integration company which later became the OSIsoft Distributorship in Canada and was acquired by OSIsoft LLC in 2001. Before this entrepreneurial phase of his career, Bernard occupied diverse technical, management and executive positions in the metallurgical, chemical and oil & gas industries in eastern Canada. Bernard earned his Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Ottawa in 1978.
David Soll is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Omicron Development, LLC. He is responsible for the overall technical direction and technology solution set provided by Omicron. David received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and has been working in Information Technology for over 30 years, more than 20 of them with Omicron Consulting. He is the current Chair for the Princeton / Central Jersey section of the IEEE and is a past Chair of the Central New Jersey chapter of the IEEE Computer Society and is a senior member of the IEEE. David is also the past Chair and current board member of the New Jersey chapter of the ACM and a senior member of the ACM. In 2004, David received the prestigious Region 1 award from the IEEE. He also is the founder and current chairman of the TCF Information Technology Professional Conference. David has a long history of innovation working with OSIsoft and Microsoft SharePoint technologies. David began working with OSIsoft’s Plant Information (PI) system in its early days, when PC-networking and graphics were emerging technologies. He has followed the development of PI ever since and has helped many major clients adopt and extend PI’s capabilities using .NET technologies. David maintains a blog about PI benefits, consulting approaches and technical details as part of the PI Square OSIsoft community. Similarly, David began working with SharePoint shortly after its introduction and has helped many companies understand the potential – and manage the complexities – of SharePoint.