Todd Stauffer, is responsible for marketing and business development of exida's alarm management products and services (training, consulting, engineering tools). Previously he worked for Siemens Energy & Automation where he held Product Management responsibility for the APACS and PCS 7 process control systems, as well as led key activities around alarm management and control system security. He is an editor and voting member of the ISA-18.2 standards committee on alarm management. He is currently co-chair of the ISA-18 WG 3 chartered with creating the Basic Alarm Design technical report (ISA TR18.03). He has written numerous articles on alarm management including, "Don't be Alarmed: Avoid Unplanned Downtime", which received the Keith Otto award in 2007 as the best Intech article of 2006. A graduate of Penn State University, Todd holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and earned a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Todd is currently a registered professional engineer in the State of Pennsylvania.