Doug is the President and Principal Consultant with D-RoTH, Inc., a technology consulting company based in northeast Ohio, USA, specializing in alarm management and control room management technology including training, consulting, and services.
He is a leading expert in alarm management and the author of the definitive text Alarm Management for Process Control published in 2009 and 2018; and a groundbreaking reference resource book Situation Management for Process Control published in 2019.
His state-of-the-practice Alarm Management and Alarm Philosophy workshops have been presented to over 4,000 attendees in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Industries served include petroleum exploration and production, petroleum refining, chemicals, power, metals and mining, pharmaceuticals, and pipelining.
He is a participating member on both the ISA 18 and the API 1167 Alarm Management Standards Committees. He is a worldwide leading consultant and trainer in alarm management and control room management.