How unique public-private partnerships, that do not rely on public funding, can modernize the necessary communications infrastructure to...
Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy is the CEO and majority owner of OSIsoft LLC – a software company located in San Leandro, CA that builds systems for monitoring real-time information principally of heavy industrial facilities. Under Dr. Kennedy’s visionary leadership, the company has grown from a small software startup in 1980 (several years before the IBM PC) to a highly profitable global corporation that operates in 110 countries. It has, at the present, 815 employees worldwide with about 300 in San Leandro.
Prior to founding the company in 1980, Dr. Kennedy worked as a research engineer for Shell Development Company and as an applications consultant for Taylor Instrument Company. At 30 years old, OSIsoft LLC is one of the oldest software companies in the Bay Area. Although still private and majority owned by Dr. Kennedy, OSIsoft took on two investors the first of 2010, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) – preeminent ventures firms from Silicon Valley in order to strengthen our approach.
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