GREGORY M. STANLEY
Proven business-results oriented executive manager and leader in exploiting new technology opportunities, with years of
hands-on technical and management expertise in object-oriented software development and professional services, fault
diagnosis, operations management, process control, and chemical engineering. Define new products. Plan, hire, and manage
organizations to build profitable products and services. Personally fill in gaps in the organization as needed. Strong
technologist, with an emphasis on real-time, object-oriented software for operations management: automation/process
control, fault management (Abnormal Condition Management), workflow management, network management, IT, AI,
engineering. Improve high-technology business and marketing strategy and sales support. Develop products for the process
industries and Network/Systems/Applications/Service management, based on Java, .NET, G2, and web technologies.
Advisor/Acting VP of Technology. Lead requirements and design, and establish methodology for implementing advanced
applications, such as knowledge management based systems and operations performance management, primarily for process
plants such as refineries. Assist in preparing marketing materials, proposals, and white papers. Led technology requirements
and design for the KnowledgeNet product used for plant business and operations performance management. Requirements,
design, and implementation of an abnormal condition management system for the Takreer refinery, Abu Dhabi.
Professional services for Operations Management, including software and applications development, market analysis
and product definition, project management, business plan development, technology audits, and training. Results included
requirements and design for SAT (www.sat-corp.com), SmartSignal (www.smartsignal.com), and a startup based on workflow technology. SmartSignal
work focused on a web-based GUI for fault detection in jet engines and pipelines. The
other two focused on workflow management, including workflow management with wireless, handheld computers.
Leading real-time intelligent systems company. Started in 1986, IPO in 1996. Originally based on G2, which is a real-time,
object-oriented language and development environment similar to Java.
VP, Technical Operations
Director, Technical Operations, e-Infrastructure/Communications Business Unit
Managed product development, consulting services, and solutions engineering (pre-sales). Engineering development
manager, chief architect, and product manager. Managed full development cycle. Led team for "whole product",
including QA, documentation, customer support, training. Initiator and prime driver in establishing, planning, and
managing new products and services in network, system, application, and service management. Provided market
analysis studies and other support, strategic planning, sales support, sales training, and liaison with academic consortia
and key customers such as BMC and Iridium. Established development procedures
Built new business unit with $18M/year
revenue, 1/2 of Gensym business, 45% sales growth.
- Hired team, growing from 0 to 20.
Initiated and built Integrity (formerly OpEx), an object-oriented platform for management of networks, systems,
applications, and services - jump-starting the business unit. Its strength is fault management (root cause analysis,
event correlation, etc.) at and between any layers in the TMN hierarchy, and also IT management. It is based on an
object-oriented server in G2, Java agents, a Java/Swing client, a web browser/HTML interface, and integrated with
SNMP, HP OpenView, and other systems. It includes graphical specification for fault models, procedures/workflows,
and state diagrams; an object repository representing managed objects, reasoning engines for event correlation, root
cause analysis, impact prediction; and a graphical workflow language automating testing and corrective actions.
Integrates Apache web server, Java servlets, JSP, XML, HTML.
Initiated, specified, developed, managed
SymCure product for automating diagnosis and testing. It performs
event correlation, root cause analysis, and impact prediction
based on generic fault models. Led to Gensymís largest sales and
consulting projects - core root cause analysis technology for Iridium and BMC
Patrol Diagnose products.
Initiated IPRA (IP Reachability/Availability Analyzer): root cause analyzer,
correlator, and impact predictor.
Wrote complete business plans, roadmaps,
requirements, designs, and white papers for new products for
network, system, service, and security management, IT management,
and analyzed potential acquisitions.
Built consulting organization into an
R&D "machine" to spin out new products while generating
Principal Scientist, Principal Consultant, Managing Consultant
Initiated, managed consulting at Iridium
(Motorola Satellite Communications), resulting in $7M revenue
Initiated, managed consulting at AT&T
(EasyLink, WorldNet Internet service), resulting in $2M revenue
Initiated, managed consulting/products
group specializing in Network & Systems Management
Consulted for BMC, Intelsat, Motorola
GSM, CEMEX (Mexico), Harvey House & Associates/USPCI
Obtained NIST SBIR (Small Business Innovative Research) grant for HVAC diagnostics -- principal investigator
Director of Applications Development
Managed and developed expert system products. Managed consulting project teams. Directly consulted, developed prototypes, taught courses, wrote technical papers, set applications guidelines, assisted Marketing and Sales.
Initiated and managed development of GDA
(Gensym Diagnostic Assistant) -- a graphical expert system product
for diagnostic applications. GDA was Gensymís first
applications-level product, and first graphical programming
language, responsible for 15% of Gensym revenue, 1500 licenses
Developed proposals, managed 8-person
team, consulted on emergency response expert system for nuclear
plants for a Japanese government/industry consortium. Reference
site led to Japanese business: 12-20% of Gensym sales
Developed proposal, provided consulting
& training for Biosphere II monitoring/control systems ($500K
Initiated and developed automated stress
tests for G2 quality assurance, resulting in performance fixes
Stimulated sales worldwide through
technical presentations, customer visits, and rapid prototyping
Consulted for various clients, including
DEC Italy for bank monitoring, leading to ORSI SecurExp product
Taught in AI short courses at MIT, Canadian Pulp & Paper Association, Gensym, U. of Maryland, Ohio State U.
G2 Product Manager
Guided the development of G2, the leading
real-time expert system, with doubling of sales each year
Organized highly successful Gensym User
Developed most of the sample knowledge
bases, which demonstrated G2, provided starting points for
customer applications, and led to Gensym success -- recognized as
the leader in applying G2
Provided first technical training and
sales support for Gensym in Japan and France, generating new
Gave technical presentations, provided sales support, rapid prototyping -- resulting in product sales
Group Leader/Staff Engineer, Advanced Computing Technology
(Florham Park, NJ)
Established, led group for advanced applications in Process Control, Artificial Intelligence, and Dynamic Simulation
Developed DYAN interactive equation-oriented dynamic simulator/expert system software product
Led and participated in dynamic simulation projects for plant redesign of steam systems, polypropylene, others
Supervisor, Information Systems Section (IT), Bayway Chemical Plant
Managed IT operations and process control: 15 analysts, engineers and technicians responsible for all plant business
and technical computing, including: process control, PC, mini and mainframe hardware & software,
telecommunications, MRP II, accounting systems, and engineering computing
Installed major new systems: data historians, financial analysis, maintenance management, planning
Successfully introduced first plant PC application, guided widespread introduction of PC and LAN technology
Combined process control and IT groups - an Exxon "first"
Supervisor, Process Control/Engineering groups, Bayway Chemical Plant
Supervised several groups of up to 15 Engineers for Process Control Applications, Process Control Systems, Process
Engineering, and Economic Analysis.
Saved millions of dollars/year energy costs despite continual shrinkage of workforce and re-organizations
Process Control Engineer, Bayway Refinery/Chemical Plant
Major contributor to one of the first installations of TDC-2000 digital control system and associated Honeywell
supervisory control system; design & implementation of basic and advanced control applications, operator training
Built new advanced control and optimization applications saving $2M/year in operating cost
Strong computer science & mathematics emphasis, including graph theory/network problems, estimation theory, process control, simulation, fault diagnosis, data reconciliation, Kalman filtering, optimization, numerical methods, topology.
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1976/7 Thesis:Estimation and Observability in Process Networks
MS Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1973/4 Thesis: Hybrid Computer Simulation of Adaptive Control
BS Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1971
PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
Author of over 25 technical publications (most peer-reviewed, many presented at technical conferences). Also participated as
panelist. Subjects include
visual languages for real-time fault diagnosis and control using
or dataflow/workflow diagrams,
simulation and rapid prototyping,
expert systems and artificial intelligence,
CIM (Computer Integrated Manufacturing),
satellite fault monitoring,
Kalman filtering, and estimation theory. Many of the papers are available online, accessible from the detailed list included in the
A guide to fault detection and diagnosis
is available online as an overview of Abnormal Condition Management.
References available upon request
PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS -- GREGORY M. STANLEY
"Real World Model-based Fault Management",
R. Kapadia, G. Stanley, and M. Walker,
Proceedings of the 18th International Workshop on the Principles of Diagnosis (DX-07),
Nashville, TN, USA, June, 2007.
"A Generic Fault Propagation Modeling Approach to On-Line Diagnosis and Event Correlation",
G.M. Stanley and R. Vaidhyanathan, Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Workshop on On-Line Fault Detection
and Supervision in the Chemical Process Industries, Solaize, France, June 4-5, 1998
"Integrated Fault Management in a Satellite-Based Global
Telecommunications Network", R. Stewart, G.M. Stanley, V. Vasudevan,
Software Engineering Symposium 1995 (Motorola internal conference),
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, June 27-29, 1995.
"Using Expert Systems to Manage Diverse Networks and Systems", G.M.
Stanley, (Keynote Session) Summit Enterprise Management Conference, Santa Clara, CA,
USA, Nov., 1994.
"Architectures for CIM Systems for Process Industries", G.M. Stanley,
AIChE Annual meeting, San Francisco, USA, Nov., 1994.
"The Emerging Trend Towards Knowledge-Based Frameworks for Computer-Integrated
Manufacturing", G.M. Stanley, ISA 94 (Instrument
Society of America), Philadelphia, PA, USA, May 2-5, 1994; also
reprinted with drawings in ISA (fall) 94, Anaheim, CA.
"Neural Networks for Fault Diagnosis Based on Model Errors or Data Reconciliation", G.M. Stanley, ISA 93 (Instrument Society of America),
Chicago, IL, USA, Sept. 19-24, 1993.
"Integrating Simulations With Real-Time Expert Systems", R.L. Moore
& G.M. Stanley, in On-Line Real-Time Simulation in Advanced
Control Systems, Proceedings of 19th Purdue Advanced Control
Conference, August 30-Sept. 1, 1993, Lafayette, Indiana, USA, pp.
"Integration of Process Monitoring, Diagnosis and Control: Issues and
Emerging Trends", V. Venkatasubramanian & G.M. Stanley, FOCAPO-2
(Foundations of Computer-Aided Process Operations II), Crested Butte,
Colorado, USA, July 18-23, 1993.
"Expert Systems Diagnose Processes On-line", G.M. Stanley & David
A. Toy, PI Quality, Third Quarter, 1992.
"Experiences Using Knowledge-Based Reasoning in On-line Control Systems", G.M. Stanley, plenary paper presented at International
Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Symposium on Computer-Aided
Design in Control Systems, Swansea, UK, July, 1991.
"An Object-Oriented Graphical Language and Environment for Real-Time Fault
Diagnosis", G.M. Stanley, F.E. Finch, and S.P. Fraleigh,
European Symposium on Computer Applications in Chemical Engineering
(COPE-91), Barcelona, Spain, Oct., 1991.
"Using the G2 Diagnostic Assistant for Real-Time Fault Diagnosis", F.E.
Finch, G.M. Stanley, and S.P. Fraleigh, European Conference on
Industrial Applications of Knowledge-Based Diagnosis, Segrate (Milan),
Italy, Oct. 1991.
Dataflow and Sequential Control in a Graphical Diagnostic Language", S.P. Fraleigh, F.E. Finch, and G.M. Stanley, Proc.
International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Symposium on
On-line Fault Detection and Supervision in the Chemical Process
Industries, Newark, Delaware, April, 1992.
Control Using a Real Time Expert System", R. Moore, H.
Rosenof, and G. Stanley, IFAC, Estonia, USSR, 1990.
"Industrial Applications of Real-Time Expert Systems", G.M. Stanley,
Informatica Sucesu '90 (III Congresso Internacional de Informatica),
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Aug., 1990.
"The G2 Real-Time Expert System", Robert Moore, Gregory Stanley, and
Rick Smith, AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics &
Astronautics) Computers in Aerospace VII Conference, Monterey,
California, Oct., 1989.
"A Real-Time Expert System", R.L. Moore, B. Matthews, P. Lindenfelzer,
G. Stanley, Fourth IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent
Control, Sept, 1989, Albany, NY.
"Object Oriented Rapid Prototyping with G2", R.L. Moore, G.M. Stanley,
H. Rosenof, Second International Conference on Industrial &
Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence & Expert
Systems, U. of Tennessee Space Institute, Tullahoma, Tenn., June,
"Process Control Using the G2 Real-Time Expert System", R.L. Moore, H.
Rosenof, G.M. Stanley, Third International Conference on Expert
Systems and the Leading Edge in Production and Operations Management,
Hilton Head, South Carolina, May, 1989.
"Object-Oriented Models and their Application in Real-Time Expert
Systems", A.G. Hofmann, G.M. Stanley, and L. B. Hawkinson, Simulation
and AI 1989, Simulation Series, Volume 20 Number 3, Proc. Society for
Computer Simulation International Conference, San Diego, Jan., 1989.
"On-line Data Reconciliation for Process Control", G.M. Stanley, AIChE
Annual Meeting, Nov., 1982.
and Redundancy Classification in Process Networks",
G.M. Stanley & R.S.H. Mah, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 36,
No. 12, pp. 1941-1954, 1981.
"Observability and Redundancy in Process Data Estimation", G.M.
Stanley & R.S.H. Mah, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 36, pp.
"Estimation of Flows and Temperatures in Process Networks", G.M.
Stanley & R.S.H. Mah, AIChE Journal, Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 642-650,
"Reconciliation and Rectification of Process Flow and Inventory Data",
R.S. Mah, G.M. Stanley, and D.M. Downing, Ind. & Eng. Chem.
Process Design & Development, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 175-183, Jan.,
Also, have participated as a panelist in working sessions on Real-Time
Expert Systems at international conferences of the ISA (Instrument
Society of America) and the AAAI (American Association for Artificial
Also, have presented portions of numerous courses for Gensym, as well
as portions of short courses by :
Ohio State University (Strategic Implementation of On-Line Expert
Systems in Process Operations, 1990, 1993)
Canadian Pulp & Paper Association (1990) - Topic: Expert Systems
in the Pulp & Paper Industry
MIT (1988, 1989) - summer short courses in Expert Systems