Boston, MA, Release: March 11, 2022. For Immediate Release.
Jon Peterson, a leading authority on industrial data analytics, has joined APERIO as Chief Product Officer. A 30-year veteran of the industrial data space, Peterson held senior engineering, product, and marketing roles at data management platform leader OSIsoft, which was acquired by AVEVA for $5 billion in 2021. As co-founder of SEEQ, he applied big data analytics and machine learning to derive business insights from industrial data at scale.
Through his work creating the industry’s most sophisticated industrial data management and analytics products, Peterson saw first-hand how many organizations are challenged to make data-driven business decisions due to the poor quality of their underlying data. This led him to APERIO, the category leader in industrial data integrity. Some of the world’s largest energy, manufacturing, and critical infrastructure organizations use APERIO’s DataWise™ platform to monitor millions of sensor data streams in real-time to ensure that their data is trustworthy. As CPO, Jon will draw from his extensive industry knowledge and customer relationships to help propel the company into its next phase of growth.
“Few, if any, people in the world know more about extracting business insights from industrial data than Jon. We’re thrilled to welcome him to our leadership team,” said Jonas Hellgren, CEO, APERIO. “From source systems of record like OSIsoft, to innovative analytics platforms like SEEQ, Jon has been finding ways to unlock value from industrial data for decades. His expertise coupled with APERIO’s AI-powered data integrity capabilities will be a powerful combination.”
At OSIsoft, Peterson served as VP, Engineering, after ascending through the engineering organization. Over his 20+ years with OSIsoft, he was instrumental in growing the company into the de facto standard for industrial data management. He then co-founded SEEQ in 2013, helping lead the adoption of big data analytics techniques to transform industrial process data into valuable and actionable intelligence.
“Lack of data integrity impedes companies from harnessing the tremendous business value that exists within industrial data, so it’s no surprise that APERIO’s AI-based approach is gaining momentum and attracting the attention of the biggest players in the space,” Peterson noted. “I’m excited to join the APERIO leadership team in building on this success and transforming industrial operations.
APERIO is the leader in industrial data integrity solutions. We help customers drive profitability and sustainability goals while mitigating risk in their industrial operations. Powered by AI machine learning, APERIO automatically validates operational data at scale to improve data accuracy, security, and value, allowing for better, smarter business decisions based on real-time, trusted, superior data.
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