Mike started his career designing and building projects for Tucson Electric Power and the Hawaiian Electric Company and then spent over twenty years designing T&D infrastructure and consulting on emerging trends at Burns & McDonnell, a large, international architectural/engineering/construction firm. He has written, presented and consulted on reliability centered maintenance, critical infrastructure protection, and program management. In addition, he is a well-known industry writer and speaker on the early definition of the smart grid, 3D/BIM applications in T&D, and development plans for smart cities. Most recently, he is sought for his strategic leadership and vision on the application of emerging technologies in changing business models to include the integration of distributed energy resources, augmented/virtual reality and artificial intelligence.
Mike is a registered Professional Engineer in AZ, FL, HI, TX, CO, KS, GA and AL, a Fellow in ASCE and a Member in IEEE and CIGRE.