A

Chad Abbey
VP Power Systems
Smarter Grid Solutions
Reza Alaghehband P.E.
Power System Principal Engineer
Austin Energy
Sharon S. Allan
Chief Innovation Officer
SEPA
Hal Allen
Network Analyst III
South Carolina Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper)
Phillip Amaya
Technical Services Division Manager
Magic Valley Electric Cooperative
Stephan Amsbary
Senior Technical Leader
EPRI
Jodi Amy
Managing Consultant
Navigant
Eric Anderson
Manager, SCADA/FLISR
Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
John Anderson
Director of Energy Markets
OhmConnect
Samer Arafa
Lead Engineer
National Grid
Jorge Araiza
Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison
Syed Arefin
Sr. Analyst – Intelligent Grid Operations
Accenture
Thomas Artau
Wholesale Renewable Manager
Duke Energy
Robert Ashenbrenner
President
Durable Mobility Technologies LLC

B

Shay Bahramirad
Director of Distribution Planning and Smart Grid
Commonwealth Edison
Henry Bailey
Global Vice President, Utilities
SAP America
Andy Barajas
Manager, Gas Measurement
CPS Energy
John Barnick
Industry Solution Executive
ABB, Inc.
Philip Barton
Director, Microgrid Competency Ctr. N.A.
Schneider Electric
Jamare Bates
Drone Team
Black & Veatch
Peter Batty
CTO, Geospatial
Ubisense
Matthew Bauer
Senior Civil Engineer
Burns & McDonnell
Brad Baugh
Team Leader
Alabama Power
Mark Baustert
Lead Consultant
Utilicast
Alan Beard
Principal Project Manager
Schneider Electric
Farel Becker III
Product Manager
Siemens Industry
Craig Befus
Sales Manager
Eaton
Larry Bekkedahl
Vice President, Transmission & Distribution
Portland General Electric
Daniel Belmont
Director, Energy and Utilities Telecommunications
West Monroe Partners
Bill Bennett
Director Distribution Operations
Hydro Ottawa
Ryan Bercegeay
Manager, Grid Modernization
Entergy
Aaron Berndt
Head of Central Partnerships
Nest Labs
Troy Bess
Transmission Construction Engineering
LG&E and KU
Alex Bettencourt
Managing Director
Hydro One
Amish Bhatt
Senior Network Management Engineer
Hydro One Networks Inc.
John Biasi
Sr. Cyber Security Specialist
Burns & McDonnell Engineering
Ali Bidram
Principal Consultant
Quanta Technology
Jens Boemer
Technical Leader/Project Manager
Electric Power Research Institute
James Boston PE
Manager of Market Intelligence, Strategy and Innovation
CPS Energy
Ryan Boudreau P.Eng
Distribution General Connection Planning Manager
Hydro One Networks Inc.
Aaron Bowman
Manager, GIS
Cohesive Solutions
Don Bowman
Don Bowman
Wake Electric Membership Corporation
Randy Boys
Manager, Strategy and Technology
Oncor Electric Delivery
Daniel Brancaccio
Principal Consultant
BRIDGE Energy Group
Elizabeth Bray PE
Principal Engineer
Southern Company
Scott Bricker
Sr. Engineer
Pacific Gas & Electric
Gary S. Brinkworth
Director, Enterprise Research & Technology Innovation
Tennessee Valley Authority
Michael Britt
Vice President, Energy Innovation Center
Southern Company
Robert Broadwater
Chief Technical Officer
Electrical Distribution Design Inc.
Gregory Brock
Sr. Distribution Support Specialist
Georgia Power Company
Stina Brock
Senior Director of Utility & Grid Solutions
Sunverge Energy Inc.
Michael Brown
Manager, DSM Services
NV Energy
Michael Bryson
Project Engineer
SEL Engineering Services
Mark Buckner
Group Leader, Power and Energy Systems
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Nancy Bui-Thompson
Member of the Board of Directors
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Tony Bustamante
New Product Development Technology Manager
ComEd
Jason Byerly
Principal Engineer, Transmission Station Protection Engineering
American Electric Power

C

Zac Canders
Co-founder
DataCapable
Mike Caranfa
Senior Director
Honeywell
Mark Carella
Lead Engineer - Distribution Control and Integration
National Grid
Mark Carpenter
Senior Vice President, T&D Operations
Oncor Electric Delivery
Chrissy Carr PE
Client Strategy Director
Burns & McDonnell
Christopher Carriero
Senior Enterprise Architect
Xcel Energy
Paul Carroll
Director of Civic Investment
City of Newport, Rhode Island
James Cater
City Liaison, Energy Efficiency
Eversource
Edward Cazalet
CEO
TeMix Inc.
ML Chan
Sr. Vice President
ML Consulting Group
Sharon Chand
Principal
Deloitte
Suraj Chanda
Application Engineer
Siemens Industry Inc.
Eric Charette P.E.
Executive Director, Business Development Utilities
Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure
Rachel Charow
Consultant
Accenture
Ronald Chebra
Vice President, Grid Modernization
EnerNex, LLC
Paul Chernikhowsky
Director, Engineering Services
FortisBC Inc.
Colton Ching
SVP Planning and Technology
Hawaiian Electric Co.
H.G. Chissell
Founder and CEO
Advanced Energy Group
Raj Chudgar
President
Viridity Energy Solutions Inc.
G. Larry Clark PE, IEEE Fellow
Principal Engineer - Power Delivery
Alabama Power Company, a Southern company
Grant Cochenour
Lead Distribution Management System Engineer
Oklahoma Gas and Electric
Scott Coleman
Director of Product Management & Marketing
Owl Cyber Defense
Brian Conroy
Director - Network Projects & Initiatives
Iberdrola USA - Central Maine Power Company
Richard Corrigan
Information Security Principal
San Diego Gas and Electric
Dean Craig
Manager, Grid Modernization
ENMAX Power Corp.
Adam Crain
ICS Security Researcher & Consultant
Automatak LLC
Sam Crawford PhD
Senior Consultant
Navigant
Cole Crews
Engineer
Ameren Services
Jessica Cropley
Business Systems Analyst
BRIDGE Energy Group
Matthew Croucher
Director, Enterprise Analytics
Entergy
David Crozier
Director, AssetWise Reliability
Bentley Systems
Peter Curtiss Ph.D., P.E.
Technical Director
IPERC

D

Abel Daffo
Principal Data Systems Manager
Silicon Valley Power
Giovanni Damato
Senior Project Manager
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Behnam Danai
Sr. Program Manager
OATI
Michael Danziger
Managing Director
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Bahman Daryanian
Director, Smart Power and Power Economics
GE Power
Mithun Das
Service Delivery Manager Applications
Infosys
Venkata Siddartha (Sid) Dasari
Transmission Protection Engineer
Entergy
Krista Davis
Senior Manager Grid Modernization
CPS Energy
Phil Davis
Vice President
Sterling Planet
David Day
Executive Vice President
Keystone Aerial Surveys Inc.
Sahadeb De
Principal Consultant
Infosys Ltd.
Guillermo De Hoyos
Senior Manager
CPS Energy
Greg Dell
Chief Operating Officer
Conway Corp.
Steven Dennis
Project Manager
Oncor Electric Delivery
Mark Derry
Vice President of Strategic Planning
Exelon
Russell DeSalvo
Sr. Manager
ComEd
Mike DeSocio
Senior Manager, Market Design
New York Independent System Operator
Kirby Diller
Consulting Engineer
Ameren
Damon Dougherty
Account Manager
GE Grid Solutions
Charles Douglas III E.I.T.
Engineer
Oncor Electric Delivery
Jamie Dunckley
Engineer Scientist III
Electric Power Research Institute
Patty Durand
President and CEO
Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative
Robert Duval
Director, Operations
Itron Inc.

E

Duncan Earl
Chief Technology Officer
Qubitekk
Gregg Edeson
PA Consulting Group
Steven Eisenberg
CEO
SRECTrade Inc.
Ryan Ellen
Director, AMR
Ameren
Fred Ellermeier
Vice President
Black & Veatch
Erik Ellis
Manager, Technology Assessment and Integration
Arizona Public Service
Mark Ellis
Principal Consultant
Black & Veatch
David Elve
Chief Marketing Officer
PayGo
Babak Enayati
Lead RD&D Engineer
National Grid
Heiko Englert
Director, Product Portfolio Management
Siemens AG
David Enns
Emerging Technologies Officer
Manitoba Hydro International
Johan Enslin FIEEE, FSAIEE, PrENG
Executive Director, Energy Systems Program and Duke Energy Endowed Chair in Smart Grid Technology
Clemson University
Tim Epp
Senior Manager, Work and Asset Management
Snohomish County PUD
Roger Ersil
Manager, Metering and Operations
Oshawa PUC
Anthony Eshpeter
Chief Technology Officer
SUBNET Solutions Inc.
Frank Espinoza
Director of Communications
AEP Texas
Somasundaram Essakiappan
Teaching Professor
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
James Evans
Executive Consultant
The St. Claire Group LLC
Tom Eyford
Master Principal Solution Architect
Oracle Utilities

F

Pearl Fackler
Sr. Project Coordinator
DNV GL Operational Excellence, Energy North America
Herbert Falk
Senior Solutions Architect
SISCO
Ron J. Farquharson
Principal Consultant
Mount Victoria Consulting Ltd.
Jill Feblowitz Feblowitz
President
Feblowitz Energy Consulting
Brett Feldman
Principal Research Analyst
Navigant
Paul Feldman
Board Director and Industry Advisor
Opus One Board, EnergySec Board, Indeco Board, Exacter Advisor, Claroty Advisor
Erika Ferrari Cunha
Project Manager
Energisa
Bob Fesmire
Strategic Communications Mgr.
ABB
Linda Finley
Consultant
David Fishel
Vice President
Entergy
Arturas Floria
Engineer, Substation Engineering
Snohomish County PUD
Kevin Flynn
Senior Vice President, Energy
Olenick & Associates
David Foltz
Sales Director
Sensus, a Xylem brand
Lavelle Freeman
Manager, Transmission and Distribution
GE Power
Tom Friedman
Managing Partner
AlignResults Consulting LLC
Bennie Fussell
Smart Grid Solution Architect
Schneider Electric
Stipe Fustar
Executive Consultant
ESTA International
Matthew Futch
Strategy and Business Development Director
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

G

Loic Gaillac
Senior Manager, Grid Technology & Modernization
Southern California Edison
Dennis Gakunga
Chief Sustainability Officer
City of Chula Vista, California
Jana Ganion
Sustainability Director
Blue Lake Rancheria
Araya Gebeyehu
Supervising Engineer
Southern California Edison
Ed Gelsone
President
Microtel Source, LLC
Leo Gemoets
Professor
University of Texas El Paso
Vahan Gevorgian
Research Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Girish Ghatikar
Technical Executive
Electric Power Research Institute
Jay Ghorbani
Lead Data Scientist
Sentient Energy
Koustuv Ghoshal
Managing Director - Energy & Utilities Practice
Ericsson Inc.
Refat Atef Ghunem
Research Officer
National Research Council Canada
John Zachary Gibson
Manager, Distribution System Operation
Avista
Erik Gilbert
Director
Navigant Consulting Inc.
Andrew Ginter
VP Industrial Security
Waterfall Security Solutions Ltd.
Geoff Glave
Product Line Manager
Clevest
David Glenwright
Principal Consultant
Black and Veatch Management Consulting LLC
Tim Godfrey
Technical Executive
Electric Power Research Institute
Carl Goeckeler
Consulting Engineer
Kansas City Power & Light Co.
Paula Gold-Williams
President & CEO
CPS Energy
Frank R. Goodman, Jr.
Team Lead
San Diego Gas and Electric Co.
Brian Gower
Director, Revenue Management
Vectren Corporation
Mack Grady
Professor Emeritus of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Josey Centennial Professor Emeritus in Energy Resources, U.T. Austin
Baylor University
John Graff
Vice President of Marketing
Xplore Technologies
Patrick Graves
Manager, Smart Grid Programs
ComEd
David Greenly
Software Architect
TAV Networks
Jared Gregory
Product Marketing Manager- Electric Solutions
Sensus
Shailendra Grover
Senior Manager, Smart Grid Integration and Security
OMNETRIC Group
Benjamin Grunfeld
Managing Director
Navigant

H

Jared Hafer
RF Field Engineering
TAV Networks
Jessica Hamm
Technology Development Manager
Duke Energy Corporation
Jason Handley
Director, Smart Grid Emerging Technology and Operations
Duke Energy
Teresa Hansen
Program Chair, DistribuTECH
Editor in Chief, PowerGrid International
Edward Harakel
Operations Engineering Manager
PPL Electric Utilities
Eric Hatter
Business System Technology and Strategy Manager
AEP
Casey Hayes
Engineer, Advanced Grid Engineering, New Energy Solutions
National Grid
Christopher Hayes P.Eng
Vice President
CEATI International
Timothy Heidel
Deputy Chief Scientist
NRECA
Tom Helmer
Executive Solution Architect
UDC
Sahar Hendabadi
Principal Project Manager
ComEd
Debbie Henderson
Utility Solutions Executive
ABB
Tom Henderson
Senior Engineer
Duke Energy
Luis Herrera
BD Director AES Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean
AES MCAC
Mike Hess PE, LEED Fellow
Vice President, Smart and Sustainable Buildings
Panasonic
Christopher Hewlett CDR USN (Ret)
PwC US Drone Powered Solutions Lead
PwC
Michael Higginson P.E.
Project Engineer
S&C Electric Co.
Hugo Hodge Jr.
Executive VP & General Manager, Caribbean Basin
Tantalus
Ken Horne
Director
Navigant Consulting Inc.
Doug Houseman
Grid Modernization Lead
Burns & McDonnell
Yi Hu
Director, WAMPAC
Quanta Technology LLC
Christopher Huff P.E.
Engineer
Southern California Edison
Kevin Huff
Manager, Telecom Systems Operations
Salt River Project
Aminul Huque
Principal Project Manager
Electric Power Research Institute
James D. Huss
Director, Distribution Operating
Ameren Missouri

I

Ali Ipakchi
Senior Vice President, Smart Grid and Green Power
OATI
Philip Irminger
Research Associate
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Michelle Isenhouer Hanlin
Lead Associate
Booz Allen Hamilton

J

Alice Jackson
VP Strategic Revenue Initiatives
Xcel Energy
Sally Jacquemin
Sr. Director Distribution & Smart Grid
Open Systems International Inc.
Abhinav Jain
Senior Manager
Wipro Technologies
Anthony James
Data Scientist/Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison - Integrated Innovation & Modernization
Jennifer James
Market Director
Black & Veatch Corporation
Marco C. Janssen
CEO
UTInnovation B.V.
Avnaesh Jayantilal
Distribution Product Director
GE Energy Connection
Val Jensen
Senior Vice President, Customer Operations
ComEd
Darin Johnson
President
BIS Consulting LLC
H. Walter Johnson
Technical Executive
EPRI
Carol Johnston
Vice President, Product Marketing
Clevest Solutions Inc.
Jason Jones
Manager, Distribution Automation
LG&E and KU Energy

K

David Kaintz
Senior Manager - Customer Programs & Services
Southern California Edison
Sameer Kalra
Grid Modernization Strategy & Planning
Pacific Gas & Electric
Shobhan Kapuganti
Manager, Applications Support – IT/OT Systems
PSE&G
James Karcher
Manager of Operation Technology Projects
Duquesne Light Company
Jeff Kaspar
Area Engineer
Xcel Energy
Farid Katiraei
Senior Director, Renewables, Emerging Technologies & Microgrids
Quanta Technology
Vibhu Kaushik
Director of Grid Technology & Modernization
Southern California Edison
Steve Kearney
Regional Manager
E-Mon/Honeywell
Ty Kearns
President
SEVENLEAVES
Brian M. Kelley
Critical Infrastructure Research Scientist
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Rebecca Kelly
Director of Marketing
Skipping Stone LLC
Tom Kerber
Director, IoT Strategy
Parks Associates
Michael Keres
Engineer III
Duke Energy
Thomas Kerestes
Senior Principal
West Monroe Partners LLC
Zoltan Kertay
Project Technical Lead
San Diego Gas & Electric
Jim Ketchledge
CEO & President
Excergy Corp.
Matthew Ketschke
Vice President of Distributed Resource Integration
ConEdison
Cristi Killian
Manager, Grid Operations and Planning
OGE Energy Corp
Randy Kimura
Principal Engineer SCADA
AltaLink
Jordan Kincaid
Sales Executive
GeoDigital
Brian Kirchman
New Product Program Manager
ComEd
Curt Kirkeby
Fellow Engineer
Avista Utilities
Ryan Kleinik
Cybersecurity Analyst II
Ameren
Gregory Knight
Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer
CenterPoint Energy
Chris Knudsen
President
CDKnudsen & Associates, Inc.
Edward Kobeszka
Midwest Solutions Director
Advanced Control Systems
Dilip Kommineni
Lead Engineer
National Grid
Przemyslaw Koralewicz
Research Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Rob Koziy
Director, Compliance & Cyber Security
Open Systems International Inc.
Mark Kulchycki
Development Manager
Manitoba Hydro International
Paul Kuntz Ph.D., PE
Distribution Network Applications Development Manager
GE Digital

L

Joe LaCasse
Manager, Distribution Grid Management
Xcel Energy
Richard Lack
Utilities Consulting Manager
World Wide Technology
Ronald Landheer-Cieslak
Senior Developer
EATON
Mike Larson
President/Sr. Wireless Systems Engineer
Larson Data Communications Inc.
Stuart Laval
Director, Technology Development
Duke Energy
Muhidin (Dino) Lelic
Director, Program Management and Applied R&D
Quanta Technology
Pedro Lemes
Electrical Engineer
Energisa
Brian Levite
Microgrid Application Director
S&C Electric
Robert Lewis
Sr. Solution Architect | Security Technology
Entergy
Yike Li
Consultant – Intelligent Grid Operations
Accenture
Richard Liposchak
Senior Project Engineer
POWER Engineers Inc.
Rod Litke
CEO
CS Week
Chuck Littmann
Manager - Cyber Risk Services
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Robert (Bob) LoGalbo
Chief Data Scientist
Leidos
Michel Losier P.Eng/ing.
Executive Director, Energy Efficiency and Community Engagement
NB Power
Steve Lowe
Head of Energy/Utilities and IoT
AT&T
Yin-Ying Lu
Principal Engineer
Schneider Electric
David Lukcic
Director - AMI Strategic Solutions
Tampa Electric Company (TECO)
Roy Lum
Director, Business Technology
PG&E
Tim Lynch
Electric Program Manager
Silicon Valley Power
Alan Lytz
Systems Architect
SUBNET Solutions Inc.

M

Kevin Madis CISSP, CISA
Senior Security Consultant
Burns & McDonnell
Sirlene Magalhaes
Software Analyst
Concert Technologies S.A.
Dirk Mahling
VP Technology
Alliant Energy
Ben Mallen
Business Area Director
Trimble Inc.
Ross Malme
Partner
Skipping Stone
Pete Maltbaek
General Manager
Smarter Grid Solutions
Madhav Manjrekar
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Peter Manos
Utility Industry Analyst
Peter Manos LLC
Julien Marin
Vice President
Clevest
Otto Marquardt
Area Manager- Major Projects
Wisconsin Public Service/WE Energies
Aaron Martin
System Protection Engineer
Bonneville Power Administration
Lisa Martin
Program Manager, Advanced Technologies
Austin Energy
Troy Martin
Director of BC Projects - Generation, Transmission & Distribution
CIMA+
Mark S. Martinez
Senior Portfolio Manager
Southern California Edison
James Mater
GM, Smart Grid
QualityLogic Inc.
Shiju Mathew
Manager of Metering and Billing
Halifax Water
Thea Matlock
Sr. Distribution Operations Engineer
Oklahoma Gas and Electric
Lea Maurer
Automation Systems Application Director
S&C Electric Company
Tamara McCleary
Social Influencer
Thulium
Patrick McCoy
Strategic Business Planner Solar PV
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)
John McDonald
Smart Grid Business Development Leader
GE Power's Grid Solutions business
Alex McEachern
Founder
Power Standards Lab
Mark McGranaghan
Vice President
EPRI
Josh McIlvoy
DER Development & Operations Manager
Entergy
Lucas McIntosh
Associate & Project Manager
Burns & McDonnell
Lynn McKinstry
Manager, Electric System Operations
Lansing Board of Water & Light
Michael Meason
Manager of Technical Services
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
Bill Meehan
Director, Utility Solutions
Esri
Ali Reza Mehr
Control Systems Architect
CenterPoint Energy
Alan Mellovitz
Consultant
Accenture
Javier Mendoza
System Engineer
ABB
Chris Menges
DMS Business Owner
PPL Electric Utilities
Debbie Merovitz
Specialist Leader
Deloitte
Morgan Metcalf
Product Manager
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Troy Miller
North American Sales Leader for Energy Storage
GE
Steve Minter
Engineer
Arizona Public Power
Thomas Mitchell
Manager, GIS
Public Service of New Hampshire
Grayson Mixon
Computer Engineer
Southern Company
Jeff Mocha
Director of Innovation & Transformative Growth
Oakville Enterprises Corporation
Alex Mogilevsky
Manager, Transmission & Distribution
CEATI International Inc.
Ricardo Montano
Enterprise Architect
Southern California Edison
Sharelynn Moore
Vice President, Global Communications & Public Affairs
Itron Inc.
James Moralez
Principal Engineer
San Diego Gas & Electric Company
Jean-Philippe Moreau
Director, Consulting Services
CGI
Matt Morris
VP, Product and Strategy
NexDefense
Richard Morton
Distribution Control Operations Manager
CenterPoint Energy
Bassem Moukaddem
Power Systems Engineering Support Senior Advisor
California Independent System Operator Corporation (ISO)
Jagoron Mukherjee
Director
Pricewaterhouse Coopers Advisory LLC

N

Stuart Nachmias
Vice President, Energy Policy & Regulatory Affairs
Con Edison
Craig Naha
Director, Consulting Services
CGI
Nery Navarro
Systems Engineer
Southern California Edison
Mark Nealon
Director
Ameren Missouri
Daniel Nechay
Product Manager
Survalent Technology
Dain Nestel
Senior Director
CLEAResult
Jeff Neuenfeldt
SRP Telecom Engineering
Salt River Project
Neil New
Supervising Engineer, Distribution Operations Engineering
Ameren
Joseph Nichols
Project Manager; Business Consulting, Business & Technology Services
Burns & McDonnell
Jonathan Nickerson
Lead Project Manager
National Grid
Terry Nielsen
Executive Vice President
GridBright
Stefan Nohe
Business Development Manager
Siemens
Carlos Nouel
Vice President, New Energy Solutions
National Grid
Goran Novkovic MSc, ITIL, CQA, CSQE, PMP, APM, PEng
Director, Cyber - Kinetic Security
PwC
David Nowak
Senior Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Matt Nugent
Product Manager
Quantum Spatial
Dan Nygaard
Vice President, Customer Solutions
Xcel Energy

O

Andrew Ober
Manager, Smart Metering and Technology
Baltimore Gas and Electric
Jim Ogle
Senior Manager, Network Engineering
Avista
Evandro Oliveira
Senior Application Engineer
Siemens Industry
Jay Oliver
General Manager, Grid Solutions Engineering & Technology
Duke Energy
Ben Ollis
Research Associate
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Milton Omoto
Senior Principal Consultant
DNV GL
Ricky Orum
Distribution Control Director
CenterPoint Energy
Robert Osborn Esq.
Director Strategic Revenue Initiatives Corporate
Xcel Energy
Fred Oshiro
Engineer III
Maui Electric Company
Robert Otal
Director of Asset Management & Analytics
METSCO Energy Solutions
Dean Ouellette
Manager, Protection and Automation
RTDS Technologies Inc.

P

HEIKKI PAANANEN
OPERATIONS MANAGER
ELENIA OY
Aleksi Paaso
Manager, Emerging Technologies
Commonwealth Edison
Paul Pabst
Assistant Manager
S&C Electric Co.
Bryan Palmintier
Senior Engineer
National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL)
Parag Parikh
Utility Solution Executive
ABB
Jim Parks
Program Manager
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Jitesh Parmer
Manager Engineering and Operations
Liberty Utilities
Mark Parsons
CTO
Sentient Energy
Daniel Partridge
Principal
Partridge Utility Consulting
David Patterson
Sr. Engineer/Dist. Grid Engineer
Xcel Energy
Heather Payne
Assistant Director and Fellow, CE3
UNC School of Law
Duane Pearson
Manager, Customer Program Innovation
Salt River Project
Kirsten Petersen
Engineer I
San Diego Gas & Electric
Bryan Pham
Sr. Engineering Manager, Grid Tech. & Modernization Safety & Reliability Demonstrations
Southern California Edison
Van Pham
IT Manager, Mobile Workforce Management
Exelon
­Richard Philip
Manager, Products & Services, Midwest Demand Response Operations
Duke Energy Corporation
Robert Phocas
Director of Sustainability
City of Charlotte
Lisa Ann Pinkerton
Founder and President
Technica Communications
Shanti Pless
Senior Energy Efficiency Research Engineer
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Lorne Poindexter
Director of Innovation
Ameren
Alex Portilla
Manager, Grid Integration & Innovation
Pacific Gas and Electric
Jill E. Powers
Infrastructure and Regulatory Policy Manager
California Independent System Operator
Wendy Prabhu
President
Mercom Capital Group
Petrônio Prates
COO
Concert Technologies S.A.
Mike Prescher CISSP, CISA, CISM
Network/Security Architect
Black & Veatch
Craig Preuss
System Architect
Black & Veatch
Glenn Pritchard
Manager, Advanced Grid Operations & Technology
PECO Energy
Steven Pullins
Vice President
Dynamic Energy Networks
Morgan Putnam
Director of Business Development
Clean Power Research

Q

David Quier
Director of Operations
PPL Electric Utilities
Gil Quiniones
President and Chief Executive Officer
New York Power Authority

R

Gary Rackliffe
Vice President Smart Grids and Grid Modernization
ABB
John Radgowski
Vice President, Solutions Product Management
Landis+Gyr
Tariq Rahman
Principal Engineer
San Diego Gas & Electric Company
Farnoosh Rahmatian
President
NuGrid Power Corp
Sankaran Rajagpopal
Director, Energy Market Management Systems
Siemens Digital Grid SWS
Christopher Ramsden
President and CEO
DAMM Cellular Systems, Inc.
Prajwal Raval
Senior Electrical Engineer
San Diego Gas and Electric
Mark Rawson
Manager, Innovation and New Business Development
Sacramento Municipal Utility District
Iliana Rentz
Manager of Emergency Preparedness
Florida Power & Light
Pratap Revuru
P.Eng., Smart Grid Solution Architect
Schneider Electric
Derl Rhoades
AMI Management Systems Manager
Alabama Power Co.
Randy Rhoads
Geospatial Industry Manager - Utilities
Harris Corporation
Phil Ricker PE
Senior Project Engineer
POWER Engineers Inc.
Emma Ritch
Global Business Development Manager
ABB
Greg Robinson
Managing Director
Xtensible Solutions
Juan Rodriguez
Principal Project Manager
COMED
Scott Rogers
Senior Vice President, Technology Integration
Environmental Consultants
Julio Romero Aguero
Vice President, Strategy & Business Innovation
Quanta Technology
Richard Rosenstiel
IT Director
Exelon Corp.
Mark Rothmier P.E.
Utility Project Development Manager
Independence Power & Light
Travis Rouillard
Chief Technology Officer
GridBright
Tamer Rousan
Supervising Engineer, DA Technology
Ameren
Jennifer Runyon
Chief Editor, Renewable Energy World
PennWell Corporation
Patrick Rush
Solution Team Lead - Operational Technologies
Black & Veatch
Steve Russell P.E.
DMS Program Director
Duke Energy

S

David Santiago
Sr. Specialist
ConEdison
Surya Santoso
Professor-IEEE Fellow
The University of Texas-Austin
Robert Sarfi
Partner
Boreas Group LLC
Francisco Sarmento
Lead Business and Technical Consultant
Duke Energy
Glen Sartain
Vice President, Grid Analytics
BRIDGE Energy Group
Ram Sastry
Vice President, Enterprise Innovation & Resiliency
American Electric Power
Neetika Sathe
Vice President, Advanced Planning
Alectra Inc.
Alan Saunders
Vice President, Sales and Business Development
Clean Power Research
Robert Schloss
Development Lead Engineer
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Rick Schmidt
Director of Infrastructure Modernization
Black & Veatch
Carey Schneider
Manager, Transmission System and Asset Monitoring
American Electric Power
Don Schneider
General Manager, AMI Program
Duke Energy
Mark Sclafani
Senior Program Analyst
Central Hudson
Howard Scott
Managing Director
Cognyst Advisors
Stephen Seewald
Manager, Asset Performance Management
EPCOR Utilities
Mike Sena
Group Leader, Distribution Control Center
LG&E and KU Energy
Jonathan Shafer
Senior Engineer
NorthWestern Energy
Jayesh Shah
Vice President of Engineering and Operations
Oshawa Power and Utilities Corporation
Carolyn Shellman
Chief Legal and Administrative Officer
CPS Energy
Rebecca Shiflea
Senior Consultant
Excergy
Scott Sidney
Consultant
Jesse Silva
Engineer
Southern California Edison
John Simmins Ph.D.
Technical Executive, Info and Communications Technology
Electric Power Research Institute
Vikram Singh
Manager
Alectra Energy Solutions
Bradley Singletary
Senior Manager
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Allen Skopp
Executive Consultant
Open Systems International Inc.
Forrest Small
Senior Managing Director
Black & Veatch Management Consulting LLC
Aaron Smallwood
Senior Director, Technical Services
Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA)
Arne Smisethjell
SAMBA Project Manager
Statnett SF
Andre Smit
Engineering Manager
Siemens Industry Inc.
Aaron Smith
Director of Operations
Omaha Public Power District (OPPD)
Dan Smith P.E.
Vice President, Electric Service Delivery
Austin Energy
Raiford Smith
Vice President, Energy Technology and Analytics
Entergy Services Inc.
Steven Smith
Computer Scientist, Center for Applied Scientific Computing
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Paul Snook
Consultant
Mark Varenhorst Consulting
Apurva Somani
Research and Development Lead Engineer
DynaPower
Dan Sowder
Vice President, Power Systems Integration
Doosan GridTech
Daniel Spaizman
Engineer I
San Diego Gas and Electric
Doug Staker
VP Global Business Development
Demand Energy
Stephen Steffel
Manager, DER Integration
Pepco Holdings
Scott Sternfeld
Managing Director for Engineering & Technology
ecubed us LLC
Joe Stevens
Marketing Manager
Triangle MicroWorks Inc.
Emma Stewart
Deputy Associate Program Leader
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Robert Stewart
Manager, Smart Grid and Technology
PEPCO Holdings Inc.
Alexandr Stinskiy
Application Engineer
Siemens Industry Inc.
Jonathan Strahl
Managing Consultant
Navigant Consulting Inc.
Eric Stranz
Business Development Manager
Siemens Industry
Julienne Sugarek
Regional Operations Director
CenterPoint Energy
Ashok Sundaram
Regional Sales Manager
Coolisys Technologies Inc.
Boe Svatek
Program Director-Advanced Technologies
Rockwell Collins

T

Erik Takayesu
Managing Director, Integrated Innovation and Modernization
Southern California Edison
Joe Tavormina
Principal
TAV Networks
Tim Taylor
Innovation Senior Principal
Accenture
Todd Taylor
General Manager of Operations
Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA)
Dustin Tessier
Managing Director
Tesco Automation
Jeff Teuscher
Asset Strategist
Dayton Power & Light – Asset Management
Tony J. Tewelis
Director, Distribution Operations and Maintenance
Arizona Public Service (APS)
Michael Thesing
Manager of Smart Grid Engineering
Patterson & Dewar Engineers Inc.
Auswin Thomas
Power Systems Engineer
Siemens Industry Inc.
Edward Thomas
Executive Director
Peak Load Management Alliance
John D. Thomas
Team Leader, Substation Design
Southern Company
Joseph Thomas
Director, Enhanced Customer Solutions
Duke Energy
Stan Thompson
Data Analyst
TAV Networks
Scott Thomsen
Communications and Public Affairs Executive
Seattle City Light
James Thurber P.E.
Principal Engineer
Baltimore Gas and Electric
Robb Titus
Design Supervisor
Westar Energy
Philip Top
Research Engineer
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Brandon Traffanstedt
National Director, Systems Engineering
CyberArk
Hahn Tram
Principal
Energy IT-OT Consulting
Vicki Trees
Marketing Director
Landis+Gyr
Mario Tremblay
Researcher
Hydro-Quebec Research Institute - IREQ
John Tull
Senior Manger, Utilities Management
Amtrak
Clay Tutaj
Technical Consultant
DNV GL

U

Eric A. Udren
Executive Advisor
Quanta Technology LLC
Robert (Bob) Uluski
Executive Consultant
ESTA International
Nenad Uzelac
Industry Affairs and Technology Manager
G&W Electric

V

Mehrdad Vahabi
Project Manager
1980
Emily Valentine
Sr. Analyst – Intelligent Grid Operations
Accenture
Jorge Valenzuela
Lead Engineer
National Grid
Chris Vana
Director, IT Gas Technology
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
Niel Vanterpool
Manager Automation and Operations
Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority
Jacob Velky
Manager - Unmanned Aerial Systems
Duke Energy Aviation Services
Nick Vendittis
Engineer
Southern California Edison
Anant Venkateswaran
Director
General Electric Co.
Louie Vergara
Consulting Analyst
Accenture
John Vernacchia
Segment Manager for Alternative Energy
Eaton
Huynh Vo
Engineer
Entergy
John Vranic
CEO and General Manger
Dixie Electric Membership Corp.
Aleksandar Vukojevic
Manager, Emerging Technologies
Duke Energy

W

Jim Waight
Sr. Manager, Smart Grid Integration and Security
OMNETRIC Group
Robb Wallen
Research Engineer
National Renewable Energy Labratory
Reigh Walling
Principal
Walling Energy Systems Consulting LLC
Rod Walton
Senior Editor, POWERGRID International and Electric Light & Power Executive Digest
PennWell Corp.
John O. Wambaugh
Executive Consultant
Z2Solutions LLC
Solveig Ward
Executive Advisor
Quanta Technology LLC
Zachary Wassenberg
Staff Electrical Engineer
Burns & McDonnell
Michael Webber
Deputy Director of the Energy Institute, Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources
Co-Director of the Clean Energy Incubator at the Austin Technology Incubator, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin
Tim Weidenbach
SVP Customer Operations
Landis+Gyr
Jim Weikert
Director of Utility Automation
Power System Engineering Inc.
Michael L. Weinstein
Technology Business Development Lead
American Electric Power
Andre Wellington
Manager Distributed Generation
Con Edison
Mathew Wells
Operations Superintendent
Colorado Springs Utilities
Steve Wemple
Director, Utility of the Future
ConEdison
Josh Wepman
Vice President, Solution Development
Leidos
Richard W. Wernsing
Director, Strategic Reliability and System Planning
PSE&G
Andrew West
Regional Technical Director
SUBNET Solutions Inc.
Isaac West
Power Engineer
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Joel Westvold
Program Manager
Excergy Corp.
Joe White
Section Manager. Smart Grid Technology Engineering
Orange and Rockland Utilities
Joe White
Sr. Project Engineer
POWER Engineers Inc.
Victoria White
Engineer
Oncor Electric Delivery
Thomas Whitehouse
IT Architect - GIS Utility Specialist
Managed Business Solution
Bradley R. Williams PE
Vice President, Utility Innovation Engineering
Oracle Utilities
Chris Wilson
Substation Design Manager
Beta Engineering
Tim Wolf
TBP
TBP
Paul Womelsdorf
IT Product Manager
Eversource
Cat Wong
Manager, Customer Product Engineering
Entergy Services Inc.
Chan Wong
Senior Engineer
Entergy Transmission
Gary Wong
Principal, Global Water Industry
OSIsoft LLC
Joshua Wong
President and CEO
Opus One Solutions
Justin Woodard
Principal Engineer
National Grid

X

Le Xu
Project Manager
Southern California Edison

Y

Paul Yarka
Principal-Client Lead, Energy & Utilities
North HIghland
Geri Yin
Director, Business and Sales Support
Alectra Utilities
Robert Yinger
Consulting Engineer
Southern California Edison
Ron York
Lead Consultant/ GIS
Duke Energy
Candice Yu
Strategic Planning
Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas LLC
Nanpeng Yu
Assistant Professor
University of California, Riverside

Z

John Zahurancik
President
The AES Corporation
Ted Zalucki
Director of Western Operations
METSCO
Amin Zamani
Senior Advisor
Quanta Technology
Marvin Zavala-Iraheta
Senior Electrical Engineer
San Diego Gas & Electric
Joe Zerdin
Manager, Large Customer Accounts Distribution
Hydro One
Liuxi Zhang
Principle Project Manager
ComEd
Richard Zhou
Staff Programmer Analyst
CenterPoint Energy
Erica Zimmerer
Director of Grid Modernization
Entergy
Tammy Zucco
Director, Marketing
Itron

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