Osborne’s interests focus on the development and implementation of computer software and databases as an integrated part of automated data acquisition and control systems. Prior to joining the Wyss, John implemented large-scale software systems for acquiring data, monitoring, and improving processes in the areas of healthcare, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical industries. His software has been deployed in hospitals, manufacturing plants, research institutions, oil platforms, and cruise ships. John received his B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering at Tufts University and was a key software developer on such applications as the ROBOLAB educational product and the IMATIS medical product suite.