Randy Hoppe, Microsoft’s Industry Director for Oil & Gas, is a member of Microsoft’s US Industry Team and Microsoft’s Gulf Coast District. Randy works with strategic solution Partners to deliver Industry and Partner solutions to Microsoft’s Process and Energy Customers. Randy has over 20 years’ experience in the Manufacturing and Process Industries. He began his career as a Process Engineer with DuPont and has held several positions with both AspenTech and Honeywell delivering control, automation, MES, and supply chain solutions to the Process and Manufacturing industries, including Upstream Oil and Gas, Petroleum Refining, Petrochemicals, Specialty Chemicals, Pulp and Paper, and Power Generation. Randy holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration, both from Texas A&M University.