A

Raed Abdullah
Distribution Engineer
Hydro Ottawa
Geir Abusdal
Senior techincal advisor
Agder Energi
Kerri Ahern
Program Manager, Customer Digital Experience
New York Power Authority
Reza Alaghehband P.E.
Power System Principal Engineer
Austin Energy
Phillip Amaya
Technical Services Division Manager
Magic Valley Electric Cooperative
Samer Arafa
Lead Engineer
National Grid
Jassi Arora
Vice President
DUKE ENERGY
Thomas Artau
Wholesale Renewable Manager
Duke Energy
Manuel Avendaño
Sr Manager - Grid Technology & Modernization
Southern California Edison
Nkiruka Avila
Senior Grid Innovation Engineer
Pacific Gas and Electric Company

B

Nelson Bacalao
Senior Manager, Consulting
Siemens PTI
Noah Badayos
Engineer
Southern California Edison
Henry Bailey
Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer
Utegration
Rich Barone
Director - Demand Response
Hawaiian Electric Company
Michael Bauer
President and Founder
Sentient Energy
Phil Beecher
President & CEO
Wi-SUN Alliance
Mike Beehler
Chief Operating Officer
MIke Beehler & Associates, LLC
Craig Befus
Sales Manager
Eaton
Joseph Belechak
Senior Manager
Accenture
Krista Benjamin
Director, Education and Communication
Minnesota Rural Electric Association
Santosh Bhadule
GIS and Utility Operational Technology Architect
Burns & McDonnell
Joseph Blackwell
Director, Commercial Energy Solutions
Leidos
Michael Brown
Manager, DSM Services
NV Energy
Richard Brown
Principal
Exponent Inc.
Walter Brown
General Manager
NextEra Energy Resources
Lilian Bruce
Sr. Director, Strategic Planning
EPB of Chattanooga
Christoph Brunner
President
it4power
Ellen Buck
Vice President, Business and Operations Services
Oncor Electric Deliver Company, LLC
Josh Bui
Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison
Theresa Burch
Manager Customer Solutions, Billing & Payment
Puget Sound Energy

C

Stephen Callahan
Vice President, Strategy and Solutions
IBM
Hector Camacho
Senior Engineer, Distribution Analytics & Control
Southern California Edison
Zac Canders
Co-founder
DataCapable
Daniel Carr
Manager, Smart Cities
Alectra Utilities
Jerry Casarella
Enterprise Architect
PSEG Services Corp.
Marissa Castoro
Engineer
CECONY
Brian Chabot
Manager Core Business Applications
Pepco Holdings Inc
Eric Charette P.E.
Executive Director, Business Development Utilities
Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure
David Chassin
Staff Scientist
Stanford National Linear Acceleration Lab (SLAC)
Ronald Chebra
Vice President, Grid Modernization
EnerNex, LLC
Christopher Cheng
Senior Project Manager
NYSERDA
Panitarn Chongfuangprinya
Senior Researcher
Hitachi America, Research and Development, Energy Solutions Laboratory, Santa Clara, CA.
Shadi Chuangpishit
Senior Consultant
Quanta Technology
Raj Chudgar
President
Viridity Energy Solutions Inc.
Chris Clarke
Manager
Southern California Edison
Doug Cook
Head of Delivery
GreenSync
John Cooper
Vice President, Business Development Americas
Tritium Technologies, LLC
James Crane
Director, Innovations and Solutions
Exelon Corporation
Bob Currie
Chief Technology Officer
Smarter Grid Solutions

D

Giovanni Damato
Senior Project Manager
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Michael Danziger
Managing Director
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Euan Davidson
Senior Engineer
Smarter Grid Solutions
Phil Davis
Vice President
Sterling Planet
Sahadeb De
Principal Consultant
Infosys Ltd.
Jason De Stigter
Manager, Capital Asset Planning
Burns & McDonnell
Russell DeSalvo
Sr. Manager
ComEd
Kevin Ding
Director, Advanced Digital Systems
CenterPoint Energy
John Dirkman
Vice President Product Management
Nexant
Damon Dougherty
Account Manager
GE Grid Solutions
Nicholas Duong
Engineer
Southern California Edison
Patty Durand
President and CEO
Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative
Robert Duval
Director, Operations
Itron Inc.

E

Omar El Shal
MANAGER, EMERGING TECHNOLOGY, DISTRIBUTION STRATEGIC PLANNING
Entergy Services, LLC
David Elve
Chief Marketing Officer
PayGo
Babak Enayati
Manager, Technology Deployment
National Grid
Heiko Englert
Director, Product Portfolio Management
Siemens AG
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
Steinar Rune Eriksen
Chief Technology Officer
NODES
Denise Ernst
Vice President
Parks Associates
Mark Esguerra
Director, Grid Integration and Innovation
Pacific Gas and Electric Co.
Anthony Eshpeter
Chief Technology Officer
SUBNET Solutions Inc.

F

Alicia Farag
CEO
LocusView Solutions
Ron J. Farquharson
Principal Consultant
Mount Victoria Consulting Ltd.
Barry Feldman
Director, Operational Technology and Metering
AES
Paul Feldman
Board Director and Industry Advisor
EnergySec Board, Indeco Board, Exacter Advisor, Claroty Advisor
Kevin Fok
Director, Operations
LG Chem
David Foltz
Sales Director
Sensus, a Xylem brand
Christopher Foster
Chief Util. Analyst
Georgetown Texas
John Franklin
Manager NE Transmission Outage Coordination
National Grid
Tom Friedman
Managing Partner
AlignResults Consulting LLC
Bennie Fussell
Smart Grid Solution Architect
Schneider Electric
Stipe Fustar
Executive Consultant
ESTA International

G

Andy Gaither
Manager, Operational Technology
NV Energy
Jana Ganion
Sustainability Director
Blue Lake Rancheria
Manuel Garcia
Engineer
Southern California Edison
Sotiris Georgiopoulos
Head of Smart Grid Development
UK Power Networks
Koustuv Ghoshal
Managing Director - Energy & Utilities Practice
Ericsson Inc.
John Zachary Gibson
Manager, Distribution System Operation
Avista
Paul Gioupis
CEO
ZEEM Solutions
David Glenwright
Principal Consultant
Black and Veatch Management Consulting LLC
Anastasios Golnas
Technology Manager
U.S. Department of Energy
Frank Gonzales
Senior Engineer
Southeen California Edison
Art Gonzalez
Manager ADMS
Austin Energy
Heriberto Gonzalez
Principal Project Manager
ComEd
Colby Gravatt
Manager System Operations
Centerpoint Energy
Joel Greene
Director, 61850 Development
Triangle Microworks Inc.
Kyle Grossmann
Manager, Network Business Integration
Xcel Energy
Renee Guillory
Technical Account Representative
Arizona Public Service
Eric Gupta
Advanced Grid Program Manager: Grid Visibility and Control
Xcel Energy

H

Mark Hadley
Cybersecurity Researcher
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jason Handley
Director, Smart Grid Emerging Technology and Operations
Duke Energy
Jim Helmberger
Principal Engineer-IEM, Planning & Strategy
Omaha Public Power District
Jared Heltsley
Manager, T&D Asset Management
AES
Charles Hermann
R&TD Engineer
New York Power Authority
Stanislav Hes
Head of Modeling and Analysis in CEZ Distribuce (Distribution System Operator in Czech Republic)
CEZ Distribuce
Ken Horne
Director
Navigant Consulting Inc.
Jamie Howard
Consultant
Accenture LLP
Shawn Hu
Solution Architect
Xtensible Solutions
Christopher Huff P.E.
Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison
Frederick Huff
Lead Engineer
Emerson Process Management
Muhammad Humayun
Senior Consultant
EnerNex
Aminul Huque
Principal Project Manager
Electric Power Research Institute
Anthony Hurley
Managing Director, Utility Practice
Witt O'Briens, a SEACOR company

I

Andrew Ingram
Sr. Research Engineer
Southern Company Services
Andrew Ioan
Engineer 3
Southern California Edison
Peggy Ip
Engineer Scientist
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Ali Ipakchi
Executive Vice President, Smart Grid and Green Power
OATI
Wahhaj Irfan
Sr. Engineer, Substation Engineering
ComEd/Exelon
Michelle Isenhouer Hanlin
Lead Associate
Booz Allen Hamilton
Bruno Iwamoto
Application Engineering Coordinator
S&C Electric do Brasil LTDA

J

Sally Jacquemin
Sr. Director Distribution & Smart Grid
Open Systems International Inc.
Pedram Jahangiri
Manager, Quantitative Analysis Electric
National Grid
Marco C. Janssen
Digital Grid Leader Latin America
EY
Steve Jeong
R&D Engineer
PG&E
Jeremi Jermakowicz
Product Marketing Engineer
S&C Electric Company
Carol Johnston
Vice President Product and Marketing
Clevest

K

Salman Kahrobaee
Senior Engineer at SCE
Southern California Edison
Sameer Kalra
Digital Grid Strategy and Innovation
Pacific Gas & Electric
James Karcher
Manager of Operation Technology Projects
Duquesne Light Company
Raymond Kasten
Co-founder
OBI PARTNERS INC.
Farid Katiraei
Senior Director, Renewables, Emerging Technologies & Microgrids
Quanta Technology
Jeffrey Katz
Head of Grid Technology, Energy and Utilities industry
IBM
Edward Kellogg
Engineer-Safety & Reliability Demonstrations
Southern California Edison
Jeff Kensok
Consulting Engineer
Puget Sound Energy
Jim Ketchledge
CEO & President
Excergy Corp.
Amin Khodaei
Assistant Professor
University of Denver
Chris Kiergan
Senior Manager, Energy & Utilities
West Monroe Partners, LLC
Gregory Knight
Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer
CenterPoint Energy
Michelle Kolp
Manager of Meter-to-Bill Process Support
We Energies
Ben Kregel
Principal Project Manager
ComEd
David G. Kreiss
Practice Lead - Advanced T&D Analytics
Bridgewater Consulting Group
Lee Krevat
CEO
Krevat Energy Innovations
Ramkumar Krishnan
President and Chief Technology Officer
NantEnergy
Michael Kuberski
Director, Utility Communications
Exelon
Vincent Kulchycki
COO
Lakeland Holding Ltd.

L

Joe LaCasse
Manager, Distribution Grid Management
Xcel Energy
Moein Lak
Grid Management System Workstream Lead
Southern California Edison
Peter Landauer
Business Development Executive/Utilities
Ernst & Young LLP
Dipo Lashore
Senior Protection & Control Engineer
KCP&L and Westar, Evergy Companies
Jeremy Laundergan
Vice President
EnerNex
Stuart Laval
Director, Technology Development
Duke Energy
Jared Leader
Manager of Advisory Services
Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA)
Muhidin (Dino) Lelic
Director, Program Management and Applied R&D
Quanta Technology
Ryan Levine
Senior Manager
EY
David Lewry
Asset Management & Risk-Informed Strategic Planning
Southern California Edison
Zuyi Li
Associate Professor
Illinois Institute of Technology
Christopher Lopez
Engineer
Southern California Edison

M

Mark Maass
Senior Program Manager
Cyient Inc.
Adolfo Maldonado
Transmission & Distribution System Health, Sr. Engineer
Arizona Public Service
Ross Malme
Partner
Skipping Stone
Tim Manandhar
Lead Information and Communication Technology Engineer
UK Power Networks
Kumar Mankala
Data Scientist
Southern California Edison
Meredith Marmande
Consultant
Accenture
Otto Marquardt
Area Manager- Major Projects
Wisconsin Public Service/WE Energies
Mark S. Martinez
Senior Portfolio Manager
Southern California Edison
Ralph Masiello
Senior V.P. of Innovation
DNV KEMA
Thea Matlock
Sr. Distribution Operations Engineer
Oklahoma Gas and Electric
Lea Maurer
Automation Systems Application Director
S&C Electric Company
Vidyod Mavilavalappil
Enterprise Information Architect
Southern California Edison
Norma McCarthy
Customer Engagement Lead
NB Power
James McDaniel
Lead Electrical Engineer, Distribution
Black & Veatch
John McDonald
Smart Grid Business Development Leader
GE Power's Grid Solutions business
Gregory McKim
Chief Technology Officer - Energy, Environment, and Utilities
IBM
Casey McNulty
Senior Manager
Ernst & Young
Lujuana Medina
Environmental Initiatives Manager
County of Los Angeles-Internal Services Department (ISD)
Bill Meehan
Director, Utility Solutions
Esri
Brian Mehalic
Senior Technical Advisor
SEI Professional Services
Lucas Melbye
Vice President, Public Affairs
Maru/Matchbox
Chris Menges
DMS Business Owner
PPL Electric Utilities
Shannon Messer
Project Manager
Patrick Engineering
Magdalena Michniuk
Project Specialist
Consolidated Edison
Troy Miller
North American Sales Leader for Energy Storage
GE
Jon Mollet
Mechanical Engineer
Black & Veatch
Kate Monahan
Consultant
Accenture
Susan Mora
Director, Utility Initiatives
Exelon Corporation
Tom Moran
Executive Director
All Hazards Consortium
James Morentz
Homeland Security Technology Consultant
SAIC
John Morris
Director - Grid Operations
The Mosaic Company

N

Craig Naha
Director, Consulting Services
CGI
John Nam
VP Engineering
Systemswithintelligence
Deepesh Nayanar
Global Head eMobility
Gilbarco Veeder Root
Garvin Neely
Automation Solution Engineer
S&C Electric Company
Phil Nevels
Director - Utility of the Future
Exelon
Joshua New
Senior R&D Staff
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Terry Nielsen
Executive Vice President
GridBright
Susan Norris
Sr. Manager, Energy Efficiency Products
PG&E
Eric Nunnally
Project Manager
Southern California Edison

O

Paul Ohodnicki
Materials Scientist / Technical Portfolio Lead
National Energy Technology Laboratory / US DOE
Beata Okruta
Interconnection Specialist
ComEd
Brenden Oldendorf
Entergy - Sr. Project Manager of DMS implementation
Entergy
Jon Olenski
Smart Grid Project Manager
Patrick Energy Services
Julio Omori
Reliability Results from Copel’s Lateral Automation Deployment in Brazil
Copel
Scott Osterholt
Director, Grid Modernization
AEP Ohio
David Owen
Manager Clean Air Technologies
CenterPoint Energy

P

Aleksi Paaso
Manager, Emerging Technologies
Commonwealth Edison
Anil Pahwa
University Distinguished Professor
Kansas State University
Parag Parikh
Utility Solution Executive
ABB
Linda Parrish
Senior Design Project Manager
Portland General Electric
Duane Pearson
Manager, Customer Program Innovation
Salt River Project
Manas Phadke
Management Consultant
Accenture
Bryan Pham
Sr. Engineering Manager, Grid Tech. & Modernization Safety & Reliability Demonstrations
Southern California Edison
Jorge Pikunic
Managing Director
Centrica Business Solutions
Neil Placer
Director of Utility Services Consulting
EnerNeX
Rick Potter
Principal Smart Grid Technology Consultant
Alliant Energy
Wendy Prabhu
President
Mercom Capital Group
Glenn Pritchard
Manager, Advanced Grid Operations & Technology
PECO Energy
Douglas Proudfoot
Executive Advisor
Quanta Technology

R

Gary Rackliffe
Vice President Smart Grids and Grid Modernization
ABB
Marc Riccio
Alternative Fuels Sales Manager
Blue Bird
Michael Ridolfino
Engineer - Reliability Compliance
Central Hudson Gas & Electric
Einar Ritterbusch
Head of Control Systems at Energinet, Denmark
Energinet.dk
Greg Robinson
Managing Director
Xtensible Solutions
Steven Robles
Engineer, Distribution Analytics & Control
Southern California Edison
Scott Rogers
Chief Technology Officer
Environmental Consultants
Tyler Rogers
Director of Utility Sales
EnergyHub
Alex Rojas
Director, Distributed Technologies
Ameren Services Co.
Jay Rollo
Senior Manager
Pandora Consulting
Julio Romero Aguero
Chief Innovation and Transformation Officer
JEA
Emmett Romine
Senior Vice President of Business Development
Powerley
Jamison Roof
Digital Utility Transformation Expert
PA Consulting Group
Kirk Rosener
Senior Project Manager & Professional Engineer
CPS Energy
Richard Rosenstiel
IT Director
Exelon Corp.
Michael Rowand
Dir., Tech. Dev.
Duke Energy
Brenden Russell
Principal Advisor
Southern California Edison
John Ryan
Director, Strategic Projects
Exelon Utilities

S

Armando Salazar
Senior Engineer
Southern California Edison
Vahid Salehi
T&D Grid Modernization & Resiliency
Southern California Edison
Marco Sands
Managing Director
Pandora Consulting
Francisco Sarmento
Lead Business and Technical Consultant
Duke Energy
Alan Saunders
Vice President, Sales and Business Development
Clean Power Research
Brian Schell P.E.
Distribution Automation Manager
AEP Ohio
Jens Schoene
Director
EnerNex
Jill Searle
Smart Grid Program Manager
Nova Scotia Power
Matthew Seibert
Distribution Operations Engineering Lead
Consumers Energy
Aalap Shah
Sr. R&D Manager
ULC Robotics, Inc.
Harshil Shah
Distribution Planning Engineer
ComEd
Nimesh Shah P.Eng.
Sr. Engineer
BC Hydro
Nathan Shannon
Deputy Director
Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative
Pande Shashank
Technical Product Manager
Siemens
Prasenjit Shil
Load Forecasting Manager
Ameren
Kenneth Skinner
Vice President
Integral Analytics Inc.
Arnela Smajlovic
Product Manager - Microgrid Energy Management System
Siemens
Forrest Small
Senior Vice President
Concentric Energy Advisors
Andre Smit
Product Manager
Siemens Digital Grid
Aaron Smith
Director of Operations
Omaha Public Power District (OPPD)
Maxwell Smith
Sr. Engineer
National Grid
Joshua Snodgrass
Project Engineer
POWER Engineers
Andrew Spreen
Project Manager and Policy Analyst
Gridworks
Dustin Stapp
Manager, Reliability EngineeringSystem Health, Protection, & Controls
Arizona Public Service
Kay Stefferud
Director of Implementation Projects
EnerNex, a CESI Company
Scott Sternfeld
Chief Technology Officer
Agile Inclusion, Inc.
Alexandr Stinskiy
Application Engineer
Siemens Industry Inc.
Warren Stout
Technical Architect
PacifiCorp
Richard Stuebi
President
Future Energy Advisors

T

Tim Taylor
Consultant
Utilicast
Michael Thesing
Manager of Smart Grid Engineering
Patterson & Dewar Engineers Inc.
Edward Thomas
Executive Director
Peak Load Management Alliance
Joseph Thomas
Director, Enhanced Customer Solutions
Duke Energy
Jimmy Thompson
Revenue Assurance Manager
Georgia Power Company
Scott Thomsen
Communications and Public Affairs Executive
Seattle City Light
Matthew Tisdale
Executive Director, Policy
Gridworks
James Tong
Director, Utility and Grid Services
Chanje Energy Inc.
Hahn Tram
Principal
Energy IT-OT Consulting
Victor Tran
Project Engineer
Southern California Edison
Vicki Trees
VP Segment Marketing
Landis+Gyr
Everardo Trujillo CISSP, C|EH
Manager, Information Security Engineering & Operations
Sempra Energy Utilities

U

Robert (Bob) Uluski
Executive Consultant
ESTA International
Iker Urrutia Galdos
Head of Smart Grid Applications
Iberdrola

V

Vidya Vankayala
Director of Grid Modernization
Powertech Labs Inc
Aleksandar Vukojevic
Manager, Emerging Technologies
Duke Energy

W

John O. Wambaugh
Executive Consultant
Z2Solutions LLC
Congcong Wang
Sr. Market Design Engineer
Mid-Continent ISO
Laura Wang
Project Manager
Kevala, Inc.
Nora Wang
Senior Engineer, S+E5
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Scott Warner
Senior Account Manager
UDC
Kevin Wasserman
Sr. Specialist, AMI Implementation Outage Management & Smart City
ConEd
Paul Wassink
Senior Engineer
National Grid
Josh Wepman
Vice President, Solution Development
Leidos
Camille Westlake
Program Manager of Strategy & Innovation
Quantum Spatial
Peter Westlake
Senior Manager, Strategic Programs
Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC)
Scott Wethy
Automation Engineer
Commonwealth Edison
Clark Wiedetz
Director, Microgrid and Renewable Integration
Siemens
Bradley R. Williams PE
Vice President, Utility Innovation Engineering
Oracle Utilities
Sheldon Willis
Product Development Engineer
Emerson Process Management Power & Water Solutions, Inc.
Tim Wolf
Senior S&T Communications Professional, Grid Modernization
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Cat Wong P.E.
Manager, Customer Product Engineering
Entergy Services Inc.
Joshua Wong
President and CEO
Opus One Solutions
Lincoln Wood
Electric Transportation
Southern Company
Justin Woodard
Principal Engineer
National Grid
Eric Woychik
Director, Strategy Practice
Strategy Integration, LLC

Y

Weixin Yao
Associate Professor
University of California, Riverside
Yanzhu Ye
Senior Researcher
Hitachi America, Ltd.
Nanpeng Yu
Associate Professor
University of California, Riverside
Guohui Yuan
Program Manager
U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

Z

Danny Zaragoza
Director, Electric Distribution Operations
San Diego Gas & Electric
Joe Zerdin
Manager, Large Customer Accounts Distribution
Hydro One
Liuxi Zhang
Principle Project Manager
ComEd
Yingchen Zhang
Group Manager
National Renewable Energy Lab
Minqi Zhong
Engineer 3
Southern California Edison
Jim Zoellick
Managing Research Engineer
Schatz Energy Research Center, Humboldt State Univ.

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