HOUSTON, Texas and HASSELT, Belgium - TrendMiner, a Software AG company and leading provider of self-service industrial analytics solutions, today announced the appointment of John O’Connell as the new Global Partner Manager. O'Connell will be responsible for working closely with TrendMiner’s existing partner network and expanding the ecosystem for accelerating the company’s go-to-market strategy.  

O'Connell is an experienced sales and marketing professional with over 20 years of experience in the process manufacturing industry. He spent over 12 years within OSIsoft building a connected community of highly successful partners and supporting them to sell their solutions on top of the OSIsoft PI System. 

At TrendMiner, O'Connell will not only focus on increasing the success of the current partner network, but also on expanding the partner ecosystem in order to accelerate adoption of the company’s solutions across the world. He will be working to create a wider solution portfolio by harnessing the expertise of specific partners, from system integrators to service providers.  

“In recent years, the first focus was to strengthen our technical ecosystem,” said Niels Verheijen, SVP Sales at TrendMiner. “Today we are focusing more on the delivery of our strong industrial analytics platform to all customers, across all industries and in every region of the world. John O’Connell has the experience and expertise to help make our current and new partners successful, benefiting customers world-wide. We are excited about entering this new phase in our global go-to- market strategy.”