Al has 20+ years of IT experience and has lived and worked in seven different countries working across industries including the energy, automotive and banking sectors. Additionally Al has been on the “buy side” as a customer and the “sell side” as a systems integrator. Currently Al is the VP of IT for CNX Resources a natural gas producer near Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to CNX, Al held leadership roles at BP, Hewlett Packard, and Electronic Data Systems. At HP and EDS his customers included Shell, Barclays Bank, ABN Amro and General Motors. Al has a computer science degree from University of Evansville and now lives in Pittsburgh. In his spare time Al is studying ROS2, the Robotic Operating System software development toolkit for robots and works with a small group of roboticists to build a low-cost agriculture robot for farmers.