Edward Nugent has 24 years’ experience with SCADA development and implementation and is currently the Business Development Director for PcVue Inc. ( www.pcvuesolutions.com ) a global independent SCADA/HMI provider in Woburn, MA. His career has spanned education, engineering and management leveraging a passion for capturing and communicating the business value of measurement and control technology. He has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Wisconsin and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Puget Sound. He is past President of the International Society of Automation’s Aloha Section and member of the Western States Petroleum Association. Nugent is an author and editor for the University of Hawaii’s Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training SMART Grid Curriculum Development project; an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act program of the U.S. Department of Energy. He is an Industry Advisor and Instructor for the Process Technology (PTEC) Program within the University of Hawaii OCEWD program and was an Associate Professor of Operations Research at the University of Puget Sound.