Tony Paine

Chief Executive Officer at HighByte

Tony Paine is the CEO of HighByte and is leading the design and development of the company’s initial product offering.

Tony has had a passion for integrating software and hardware since his early childhood, when he developed an application that turned a rudimentary text editor into a word processor with generic print capabilities. He focused his education around this interest and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, with a concentration in Computer Software and Hardware Design, from the University of Maine at Orono in 1996.

​For the past 20 years, Tony immersed himself in industrial software development and strategy at Kepware, most recently serving as CEO. He led the company through a successful acquisition to PTC in 2016.

Tony has contributed to a variety of technical working groups, helping to shape the direction of standards used within the Automation Industry. As a strong advocate for STEM initiatives, he currently sits on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the University of Maine’s College of Engineering where he provides industry insight and evangelism around education in the area of technology.


Portland, United States



  • Chief Executive Officer

    Current role