Damon Dougherty is a software sales manager for GE Digital Energy where he is responsible for developing and managing all sales related activities for GE’s Grid IQ Solutions as a Service offering. He has over 15 years of experience in the software industry, supporting municipal, investor-owned, and cooperative utility enterprise needs. Mr. Dougherty has been helping utilities identify and evaluate advanced application technologies to support their complex business needs and operational goals. He has in-depth knowledge and experience with advanced metering infrastructure, geographic information systems, outage management systems, mobile workforce management systems, computer aided drafting, and other emerging smart grid software technologies.
Prior to joining GE, Mr. Dougherty was a principal industry manager for AT&T’s smart grid solutions group where he developed and managed cellular-based technology business development activities for the electric utility industry. He supported technology discussions centered on cellular-enabled AMI, SCADA, DR, Automation and Sensing, and mobility applications. Mr. Dougherty has also held several senior positions in marketing, sales, consulting, and product management with Bentley Systems and Intergraph Corporation. He received both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Texas A&M University.