President/Founder, 24/7 Systems, Inc.
After earning a BSEE at North Carolina State and then an MBA, Forrest has worked in the field of vibration analysis and predictive maintenance for more than 30 years. As one of the founding members of Computational Systems, Inc (CSI), he was actively involved in the technical and market development of modern condition monitoring technologies. Following Emerson Electric's acquisition of CSI in 1998, Forrest co-founded 24/7 Systems. He recognized that the greatest challenge facing industrial maintenance had shifted to the measurement, management, and improvement of plant asset reliability. 24/7 Systems is focused on the development and delivery of Reliability Information Management software and services.