Fernando Otero, CAP

ISA Certified Automation Professional
Main Consultant

Process automation consultant and instructor, ISA Certified Automation Professional (CAP), with over 25 years of experience in process control strategy design, process and control optimization, process variability management, advanced process control, DCS’s (DeltaV, Ovation, Provox, RS3, Honeywell, ABB, Yokogawa, Foxboro), PLC’s (Allen Bradley, Siemens) in multiple industries  - pipelines, utilities, oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, chemical. Experience includes the specification, design, installation start-up of control systems (DCS, PLC), and the design, implementation and comprehensive tuning of control loops. Fernando holds a BS in Chemical Engineering, a MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma (specialized in Automatic Process Controls) and is a Ph.D. Candidate in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Florida (specialized in Automatic Process Controls).




Julian Vidal, CAP

ISA Certified Automation Professional
Process Control Consultant

Process automation consultant, flexible and efficient team player. Julian relishes the opportunity to acquire new skills and work with cutting edge of process automation technologies. He is a qualified and certified Process Control Engineer with 8 years of experience within the Oil & Gas industry including EPC projects. He possess a thorough knowledge of Process Control and Instrumentation. Julian got a MSc in Applied Process Control from the Newcastle University, United Kingdom. He holds a BSc in Industrial Automation Engineering from the Universidad del Cauca (University of Cauca), Colombia.



Julian Valencia

Director of Operations

Process engineer - Control Engineer

Chemical engineer with a general knowledge of process engineering and automatic process controls. Previous experience in biofuels (fuel alcohol, biodiesel) and expertise in the electrochemistry. Julian Valencia also works in business development for Optimo Group in Latin America. Julian has over 5 years of experience in process engineering, process controls, and control improvement business development. He hodls a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Universidad del Valle in Colombia.