Industry experts with 100+ years combined experience


Walt Boyes

Spitzer and Boyes LLC

Walt is a principal with Spitzer and Boyes LLC. He is a Life Fellow of the International Society of Automation, a Fellow of the Institute of Measurement and Control, a Chartered Measurement and Control Technologist, and a member of the Association of Professional Futurists. He also acts as Editor of the alternate history magazine, The Grantville Gazette and is Editor in Chief of Eric Flint’s Ring of Fire Press.


Sami Koskinen

Beamex oy ab

Sami is an experienced Digital Transformation Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the process automation industry. Skilled in Team Motivation, International Business, Enterprise Solution Sales, Enterprise Account Management, and Manufacturing. Strong arts and design professional with a B.Sc focused in Information Technology from University of Applied Sciences.


Kevin Roberts


Kevin began his career with instrumentation and electronics as an electrical apprentice at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard.  With over 30 years of experience in several process industries, research laboratories and utilities, he is currently the Instrumentation Superintendent for LCU (Lee County Utilities), where he heads a team of Technicians that install, maintain, and calibrate over 2500 electronic instruments or analyzers at various LCU facilities.  Kevin holds his Electrical Journeyman, ARL/Penn State ACCA Universal license, and the State of Florida Drinking Water Treatment Class C Operator License. He is also a member of the ISA.


Alexandrea Dustin


Alex has a passion for continuous improvement and data-driven decision-making. She has over 8 years’ experience in asset management in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and has implemented work order and calibration management systems globally. She leads global communities of practice for calibration and reliability engineering, working cross-functionally with maintenance and engineering professionals throughout the Lonza network to develop standards and program alignment. She has a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and is currently an Associate Director in Global Maintenance Excellence at Lonza Group.


Antonio Vega

TNT Instrumentation solutions LLC

Antonio Vega has more than 17 years’ experience in instrumentation/calibration, industrial mechanics, industrial control and calibration management systems. Antonio has performed root cause analysis, troubleshooting, calibration, gas monitoring, tank level monitoring and more for industries including power generation, LNG plants, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage. Antonio began his career in instrumentation in 2005 as a subcontractor for Siemens Building Technology in Puerto Rico where he was a resident technician performing calibrations. Antonio relocated to the USA in 2011 and began working in the New England area as a Sr. Instrumentation Engineer. He also worked at NECI (DBA: New England Controls Inc.) where used cover most power plants (combined cycle, trash burner, biomass, Cogen), LNG plants and many other industries. Now Antonio is the Owner of TNT Instrumentation Solutions LLC where he’s been traveling in USA getting customers and calibrate in their plants/sites. Antonio holds an Associate's degree in Instrumentation Technology from the Instituto Tecnologico de Puerto Rico - Recinto de San Juan.


John Adams

Alliant Energy 

John Adams is an experienced IC&E professional at Alliant Energy in Beloit, Wisconsin. With a background in electrical engineering, he worked at Intel Corporation and Colorado Springs Utilities before joining Alliant. John recently became the Maintenance Manager for two – 2x1 combined cycle power plants, overseeing the implementation of the Beamex system and improving calibration processes. John is enthusiastic about building out their database and continual improvements to their modern 2x1 combined cycle plant.  He volunteers at high school career fairs and enjoys outdoor activities like hunting, hiking, and searching for the elusive geocache. 


Karen Green


Karen Green is the Sr. Manager - SCADA and Process Control at DC Water. She has been employed at DC Water for 8 years and has over 20 years of successful experience in various industries including Oil and Gas and Alumina Refineries, where she worked in Maintenance and Process Control Systems departments. Karen specializes in control systems, alarm management and instrumentation. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from University of West Indies, St. Augustine in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Master’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, with a certificate in Cyber Security from Howard University. In her spare time, Karen enjoys a good movie, playing table tennis and swimming.


Quinton Jones


Quinton F. Jones is a Level II Instrumentation Technician at DC Water. He has worked at DC Water for 8 years and has over 35 years of experience in the Maintenance industry. He is a United States Air Force veteran where he worked as an Electrical Power Production Technician and an Instrument Control Specialist for a total of 8 years. He transitioned from the Air Force into the civilian world and went to work for The Washington Post as an Industrial Maintenance Electrician, where he was employed for 27 years. There he gained a vast majority of his knowledge and experience working on a wide variety of equipment. Quinton is a graduate of Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School in Baltimore, Maryland and completed numerous training courses in the Air Force, The Washington Post and at DC Water. In his spare time Quinton enjoys spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, watching a good drama, and attending Church.