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
David Puffer, B&R
Chris Muench, C-Labs
Paul Hunkar, DSInteroperability
John Gillerman, GridCloudSys
Tim Fortin, Honeywell
Ethan Olsen, Kepware
Rod Stein, MatrikonOPC/Honeywell
Erich Barnstedt, Microsoft
Jan Burian, Mitsubishi Electric
Tianbing Li, OMRON Corporation
Stefan Hoppe, OPC Foundation
Mike Clark, OPC Foundation
Peter Lutz, OPC Foundation
Alexander Allmendinger, OPC Test Lab Manager
Dave Emerson, Open O&M (Yokogawa)
Ondrej Flek, Rockwell
Edgar Wolf, SAP
Jim Luth, Schneider
Christian Hock, Siemens
Randy Armstrong, Sparhawk Software
Thomas Rummel, Softing
Dave Hardin, SGIP
Dr. Wolfgang Mahnke, Unified Automation
Dr. Thomas Dasbach, VDMA
Takeshi Toinaga, Yokogawa