Curt Hertler is a Global Solutions Architect based in Cleveland. He has had several roles at OSIsoft, including the establishment of the OSIsoft’s Developers Network in 1989, which might have been the world’s first app store. Before joining OSIsoft, Curt has 19 years of petroleum refining experience working for Marathon Oil and British Petroleum. In addition to having advanced control and process engineering responsibilities, he has taken on projects to develop and operationalize analytical models for online process optimization. Curt represented BP for five years on the National Petroleum Refiners Association Computer Applications Committee. He graduated with a BS and MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan.