Thomas J. Burke
President and Executive Director
Thomas J. Burke is the OPC Foundation President & Executive Director. Mr. Burke has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from John Carroll University and a master’s degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Dayton. He has spent the majority of his career developing hardware and software for industrial automation.
Mr. Burke started the OPC Foundation in 1995, and his vision is all about multivendor multi-platform secure reliable interoperability for data / information integration from the smallest level of devices in industrial automation, building automation, home automation, and security into the cloud and the enterprise respectively.