Randy Bickford is the founder and President of Expert Microsystems, Inc. Randy is a recognized worldwide expert in predictive analytics for asset health management and prognostics. He is one of the industry’s pioneers and holds multiple patents in the areas of pattern recognition, fault detection, diagnostics, and prognostics. He is a principal architect and developer of the SureSense® software suite, which is a comprehensive AI-based reliability assurance software product deployed for predictive asset health management in the power generation, oil and gas, aerospace, military, manufacturing, electronic and industrial process control industries. Randy also led development of the Fleet-wide Prognostics and Health Management Suite software, a web-based, enterprise-scale platform for online health management of power plant asset fleets for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and its member utilities. Randy has worked widely within industry for developing best practices for advanced pattern recognition modeling, remote monitoring and diagnostic centers, and developing asset fault signatures for monitoring and diagnosing a wide range of industrial assets.