Hans Otto Weinhold joined OSIsoft in September in 2004 from the University of Applied Sciences in Wismar as Product Support Engineer. He holds a diploma in "Multimeda Technoligy" (a mixture of Informatics and Electrical Engineering named after the "hype" topic around the Year 2000). After starting as a Product Support Engineer, he covered different positions inside OSIsoft Europe GmbH in Altenstadt and the Frankfurt office such as Field Service, After Sales, Operations, Systems Engineering (Pre-Sales) and now as a Partner Solutions architect. He is working a lot of his time with major partners in EMEA (i.e. ABB, Emerson, SAP, Werum, Steag) to define proper architectures of applications around the PI System Infrastructure. He is also taking care about Cloud and Edge topics within the EMEA region.