Thomas Burke

Global Strategic Advisor, CLPA

Thomas J. Burke is the Global Strategic Advisor for CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA), which is a high-speed, high-performance industrial network that supports the IIoT and IT/OT convergenceMr. Burke’s background includes being the former OPC Foundation President & Executive Director and pioneered the OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) as the foundation of information integration and interoperability. He has a bachelor’s degree in theoretical mathematics from John Carroll University (Cleveland, Ohio), and a master’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Dayton (Dayton, Ohio).