Technical Advisory Council

Technical Advisory Council (TAC)
This group is comprised of leaders and visionaries from major automation suppliers and core OPC Foundation members. They advise Foundation management on current and future technical matters and provide guidance on overall technical direction. Specific tasks include commissioning new work and final release approval of deliverables from all technical working groups.

TAC “Mission Statement & Charter” – Download here

Karl Deiretsbacher, OPC Foundation – TAC Chairperson

Michel Condemine, 4CE Industry
Jeff Harding, ABB
Matthias Damm, ascolab
Dr. Guido Beckmann, BECKHOFF
Eric Oursel, Capgemini
Dennis Brandl, BR&L Consulting
Dr. Dietmar Bruckner, B&R
Paul Hunkar, DSInteroperability
Jay Hollingsworth, CTO Energistics
Sean Vincent, FieldComm Group
John Gillerman, GridCloudSys
Tim Fortin, Honeywell
Ethan Olsen, Kepware
Rod Stein, MatrikonOPC/Honeywell
Erich Barnstedt, Microsoft
Jan Burian, Mitsubishi Electric
Dustin Wells, National Instruments
Tianbing Li, OMRON Corporation
Stefan Hoppe, OPC Foundation
Mike Clark, OPC Foundation
Peter Lutz, OPC Foundation
Alexander Allmendinger, OPC Test Lab Manager
Jouni Aro, PROSYS OPC
Dave Emerson, Open O&M
Ondrej Flek, Rockwell
Edgar Wolf, SAP
Jim Luth, Schneider
Christian Hock, Siemens
Bill King, Schlumberger
Randy Armstrong, Sparhawk Software
Thomas Rummel, Softing
Dave Hardin, SGIP
Dr. Wolfgang Mahnke, Unified Automation
Andreas Faath, VDMA
Takeshi Toinaga, Yokogawa