Ales has been with OSI for 25 years, in Sigmafine development, business development for metals and mining, CoE supporting EA customers, and presently in the GSG supporting presales engagements. Created demos and prototypes of how to use the PI Asset Framework and other PI tools for applications in refining, gas, chemicals, water utilities, metals and mining, power generation. Performed PI Asset Framework workshops for a variety of industries and provided technical support for Enterprise customers. Previously to OSI, worked on linear programs and simulation models for FCCUs and Reformers and performed mass and energy balances on a variety of plants. Currently resides in Texas on a small ranch with 176 animals, where he is trying to teach them Czech.