PI System Specialist Craig William Taylor
Information technology professional Craig William Taylor graduated from the University of California, Davis, with a Master of Business Administration in 2002. He previously earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the same school and has served in a variety of data systems administrative positions in Northern California. Currently a Data Systems Engineer with the South San Francisco-based Genentech, Inc., Craig William Taylor has established and maintained the company’s information infrastructure, designed a specialized website, and led the team charged with standardizing the tracking of procedures and usage of data. Craig Taylor brings an extensive knowledge of software applications, operating systems, and programming languages to his work, and has completed additional courses in project management and in protocols specific to the biopharmaceutical industry.
Immediately after graduating college, Craig Taylor accepted a position as a Systems Application Engineer with Northern California-based Roberts Technical Services, where he gained experience with OSIsoft’s PI System software designed to track the real-time, large-volume flow of plant information within an organization. Mr. Taylor built on this knowledge after he accepted a PI Administrator position with the California Independent System Operator, based in Folsom. There he devoted four years of his career to developing performance metrics for the energy agency’s generators and designing improved methods of monitoring the country’s Western Power Grid.
Craig William Taylor has delivered numerous presentations to professional and technical organizations. In 2009, he created an Institutional Biosafety Committee poster session for the Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing and Development Summit on the topic of process monitoring and analysis. Previously, he presented on methods of data systems analysis before the UC Davis student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. He has additionally addressed formal presentations to several OSIsoft Users Conferences, as well as a variety of Genentech in-house working groups.