Utilities today are facing multiple issues. Aging infrastructure and workforce. Consumer generated power. New technologies. Regulatory mandates. The need for physical and cyber security, and more. Companies today are maneuvering many layers of business complexity. The pace of change is fast.
Are you prepared to keep up and deliver this smart and complex critical infrastructure?
Utilities are invited to join us on July 11, 2016 - at the first ever - IoT Utility Day @ Cisco Live. We will bring together industry experts to discuss the challenges, opportunities, trends, and new technologies that are shaping the future of the utility industry. This is a great opportunity to network with industry peers and leaders facing the same issues. Most important, this event can help you set your organization up for success.
For those already registered to attend Cisco Live US, you can add the event to your CL experience.
|7:00–8:00||Registrations & Breakfast|
|8:00||Welcome Host:||Todd W Gurela, Senior Director, Internet of Things, Cisco Systems|
|8:00–8:30||Keynote – Digitization and impact on Industry||Robert Soderbery, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Products and Solutions|
|8:30–9:00||Future Grid - Grid Modernization Index||Steve Hauser, CEO, Gridwise Alliance|
|9:00–9:30||Securing Critical Infrastructure||Nadya Bartol, CISSP, CGEIT, VP Industry Affairs and Cybersecurity Strategist, Utilities Technology Council|
|9:45–10:30||Changing Business Models and Strategies for Growth||Moderator: Michael Dulaney, Director Business Development, Utilities & Power Vertical, Cisco
Utility Panelists: John Nachilly, Enterprise Architect, Eversource Energy, Van Holsomback, Manager of the Control and Automation Group, Georgia Power and Jeff Gooding, IT General Manager of Smart Grid Engineering at Southern California Edison
|10:30–12:00||Cisco Live Keynote||Chuck Robbins, CEO, Cisco – streaming from Main CL stage|
|1:00–1:30||Benefits of Industrial Connectivity||Vikas Butaney, Senior Director, Product Management and Business Development, IoT System and Software Group, Cisco|
|1:30–2:15||Managing the IT/OT Convergence||Moderator: Rick Geiger, Executive Director for Utilities and Smart Grid
Utility Panelists: Gary Hayes, SVP & CIO, Technology Operations, CenterPoint Energy; Joseph Sanataria, VP, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, PSEG Services Corporation
|2:15–2:45||Digital Re-Invention, Modernizing the Electric Utility||Jeff Gooding, IT General Manager of Smart Grid Engineering at Southern California Edison|
|2:45–3:15||Closing Keynote: State of the Electric Industry: What Does the Future Hold?||Karen Lefkowitz, VP, Smart Grid & Technology, Pepco Holdings, LLC|
|3:30–7:30||Scheduled Customer Tours at the CL World of Solutions (WOS)|
|3:30–4:00 p.m.||Welcome, Agenda and Partner Strategy & Solutions||Andres Sintes: Sr Director, IoT and Vertical Solutions, GPO|
Industrial Connectivity Opportunities for Partners
||Vikas Butaney, Senior Director, Product Management and Business Development, IoT System and Software Group, Cisco|
|5:00–5:30 p.m.||Cisco Closing Keynote - IoT and Digitization: Transforming Your Business||Jeff Reed, SVP, Cisco (TBC)|
Scheduled Partner Tours at the CL World of Solutions (WOS)
Busses will take participants to World Of Solution.
|Select your one hour utility demo booth tour. They start every 20 minutes. Busses are outside the Business Center to take you to Mandalay Bay'|
Meet at the IoT booth 5 minutes before your tour starts.
Shuttles are Downstairs to take you to Mandalay Bay - CiscoLive World of Solutions.
|3:30||IoT Security||Substation Security||FAN, MPLS, Asset Management||Utility VR||Rob Routt Jr.|
|3:50||IoT Security||FOG-IOx (Analytics)||LoRaWan||Utility VR||Donald Graham|
|4:10||IoT Security||Substation Security||FAN, MPLS, Asset Management||Utility VR||Dave Schmitt|
|4:30||IoT Security||FOG-IOx (Analytics)||FAN, MPLS, Asset Management||Utility VR||Michael Dulaney|
|4:50||IoT Security||Substation Security||LoRaWan||Utility VR||Eli Del Angel|
|5:10||IoT Security||FOG-IOx ( Analytics)||FAN, MPLS, Asset Management||Utility VR||Felix Davis|
|5:30||IoT Security||Substation Security||FAN, MPLS, Asset Management||Utility VR||Rob Routt Jr.|
|5:50||IoT Security||FOG-IOx ( Analytics)||LoRaWan||Utility VR||Donald Graham|
|6:10||IoT Security||Substation Security||FAN, MPLS, Asset Management||Utility VR||Dave Schmitt|
|6:30||IoT Security||FOG-IOx ( Analytics)||FAN, MPLS, Asset Management||Utility VR||Eli Del Angel|
Lefkowitz is responsible for the strategy, operational plans and deployment of advanced automation on the electric system. This includes grid automation, smart meters, new advanced technology evaluations and data analytics associated with the electric system, as well as other IT technology projects related to Smart Grid.
Based in Washington, D.C., Pepco Holdings employs more than 4,700 people, owns more than $16.1 billion in assets and generates approximately $4.8 billion in annual revenues. Pepco Holdings serves 2 million customers as the parent company of Pepco, an electric utility serving Washington, D.C., and suburban Maryland; Delmarva Power, an electric and gas utility serving Delaware and the rest of the Delmarva Peninsula; and Atlantic City Electric, an electric utility serving southern New Jersey. Pepco Holdings is a recently acquired subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, one of the nation’s leading energy services companies. Exelon is headquartered in Chicago and trades on the NYSE under the ticker EXC.
Most recently, Lefkowitz led the enterprise-wide strategic vision for Pepco Holdings to implement business processes and technologies designed to help customers better manage their energy use and costs, improve reliability and customer service and support environmentally friendly programs. She was responsible for the mass deployment of advanced metering infrastructure Smart Meters and enabling the Smart Grid throughout the Pepco Holdings, Inc. (PHI) service territory. Lefkowitz also led the Security Steering Committee, PHI’s primary vehicle for achieving internal alignment, setting policy and conducting planning in the security arena. She was charged with maintaining and implementing a corporate-wide risk management program that identified, evaluated and reported on information technology security risks and met acceptable levels of risk for the enterprise.
Lefkowitz is on the board of directors of the GridWise Alliance and Strathmore Hall Foundation.
Lefkowitz holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from George Washington University and a master’s degree in business administration from Marymount University.
Nadya Bartol is UTC senior cybersecurity strategist. She responsible for helping UTC member utilities address cybersecurity challenges, from policies and standards to practical implementation. Prior to UTC, Nadya led multiple implementations of comprehensive cybersecurity programs. She also developed and led the delivery of several service offerings including security program management supply chain risk management, continuous monitoring, security measurement, and security standards. She co-authored several NIST publications including the ones on supply chain risk management and security measurement and currently serves as a project editor of an ISO standard on Information Security for Supplier Relationships. Nadya was named one of the Top 15 Women in Energy by Fierce Energy in 2012 and was a recipient of InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) Team Award in 2013 for her work in cyber supply chain standards.
Todd has 20 years of global experience delivering technology solutions to Industrial and Energy customers. Todd is an executive level expert in the Internet of Things(IoT) with significant industry background helping customers manage the evolution/convergence between IT and Operational/Automation technologies across Utility, O&G/Petrochemical, Transportation, and Manufacturing industries.
Within Cisco he is leading a diverse team of industrial and energy subject matter experts and directing the strategic industrial market opportunity development for Cisco's IoT products, services and solutions. Before joining Cisco, Todd was Vice President of Transmission and Distribution(T&D) at Siemens Energy. Earlier, he held roles of increasing responsibility at GE,including General Manager of global sales for GE Energy's T&D business and General Manager of GE Energy Services Canada. Prior to GE, Todd was Senior Project Manager with Schlumberger's Measurement Division that provided automated electric, water, and gas metering solutions.
Mr. Hauser was recently appointed as CEO of the GridWise Alliance, a national industry led organization that promotes the modernization of the nation’s electricity infrastructure.
He is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on transforming the power sector to meet future economic, environmental, and energy security mandates. For more than 30 years, Mr. Hauser has been a leader in clean energy and smart grid technology development efforts including solar, wind, batteries, electric vehicles, GIS software, geothermal, microgrids, fuel cells, and building energy efficiency.
He recently authored the lead chapter in a book titled “Smart Grid: Integrating Renewable, Distributed and Efficient Energy” published by Academic Press.
Mr. Hauser was the driving force behind the creation of the GridWise® Alliance, the Global Smart Grid Federation, and related smart grid organizations. Since 2000, he has brought together hundreds of companies to create a broad industry vision to transform the electricity sector, policies, markets, and technologies. Mr. Hauser has also led the creation of new international brands like GridWise® and GRID 21TM significantly raising the visibility of these issues with federal and state policy makers. He participated as a key advisor to the National Science and Technology Council’s Smart Grid Task Force resulting in the White House release of the “Policy Framework for a 21st Century Grid”. He has held senior management positions at various companies and DOE labs.
Van Holsomback has 35 years of experience in the Utility Industry in various roles at Georgia Power. Van is currently the Manager of the Control and Automation Group. This organization includes the DSCADA support staff, the Distribution Automation Engineers and the Distribution Control Centers. Van lead the Distribution project associated with Georgia Power’s Smart Grid Investment Grant and serves as an EPRI research advisor.
Vikas Butaney is Vice President of Product Management setting the strategic direction for the IOT portfolio and partnerships. Vikas leads a global team of product managers and TMEs responsible to define, design and delivery of IOT Networking portfolio,Fog platform, and Cisco's IOT Software Platform.
A 15 year Product Management Cisco leader, Vikas has had responsibilities for numerous product portfolios, including the launch of Videoscape for Service Providers and Media Companies; and voice, video, wireless and routing productsand solutions for Cisco Small Business, Enterprise and Service Providercustomer segments. Vikas is a CCIE with focus in LAN/ATM Switching and PacketVoice Technologies.
Before joining Cisco Systems, Vikas was the GM for Mobile Application Management (MAM) business at MobileIron, the Enterprise Mobility leader. Vikas led the product strategy and product management at Accelera as the VP of Products, a Wi-Fi SaaS leader optimizing Wi-Fi services with SDN. Vikas earnedhis M.S. in Electrical Engineering focusing on Optical and Data Communicationsfrom Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA.
Dulaney brings more than fifteen years of energy experience to Cisco IoT Vertical Solutions Group. During his tenure at Cisco, Dulaney has spoken with utilities about business transformations and governments on the importance of expectation management and standardization.
Prior to Cisco, Dulaney served as SVP at Duke Energy, responsible for 3300MW of power generation in Brazil, Argentina and Bolivia. where he helped negotiate the financial resolution to the 2001 energy rationing crisis in Brazil.
Dulaney also has extensive experience power utility M&A and project development, participating in over $10 billion in M&A and $4 billion in development activities.
Rick Geiger has been with Cisco for 10 years and leads the Energy & Utilities vertical. Prior to joining Cisco, Rick was VP Engineering for GE Security. Rick has in depth experience in the global utility market with more than 10 years as VP Engineering and Chief Technical Officer for Itron. Presently Executive Director for Energy, Utilities and Smart Grid, on Cisco's Business Transformation Team, Rick has written a number of published articles on Distributed Energy Resources and the Future of the Grid. Rick is on the Gridwise Alliance Board of Directors, a Senior Member of the IEEE and Member of the Power and Energy Society.
Jeff Gooding is the IT Principal Manager of Enterprise Architecture - Energy & Security at Southern California Edison. In this role, he is responsible for managing Enterprise Architecture for T&D, Generation, Energy Trading and enterprise cybersecurity. In his prior work at SCE, Jeff served as Smart Grid Systems Engineering Manager on a number of DOE research and demonstration projects and as the Chief Architect of SCE’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure project to deploy 5 million Smart Meters. Prior to joining SCE, Jeff was a Senior Manager at Cap Gemini Consulting, specializing in energy trading and ISO market systems design.
Jeff has served as a member of both the Grid Wise Architecture Council as well as the NIST-SGIP Smart Grid Architecture Council and holds an M.B.A. and B.S. degrees from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
Joseph Santamaria is vice president – Information Technology (IT) and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for PSEG Services Corporation, as of October 2012. He is responsible for leading, directing, planning and managing all activities relating to the company’s information technology needs and for ensuring innovative, reliable, timely, cost-effective and secure delivery of information technology to all areas of PSEG.
Mr. Santamaria previously served as CIO at UIL Holdings Corporation, an electric and gas utility servicing New England. While at UIL, he successfully integrated IT activities of a major acquisition, integrated operational technologies with IT, established a best-in-class cyber security framework, and led the company to receive the 2011 SAP Best Run Utility Award for excellence in business transformation.
Prior to his role at UIL, Mr. Santamaria worked at Pitney Bowes in several capacities, including global vice president-enterprise business applications. Before then, he was a principal consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, managing commercial and delivery aspects of large, global business transformation projects.
With 15 years of experience in global Fortune 500 companies and an extensive technology background, Mr. Santamaria has successfully managed business process transformation, strategic planning, merger and acquisitions, and enterprise application development.
Mr. Santamaria holds a Master of Business Administration degree from ESADE, in Barcelona, Spain, and a Master of Science in Applied and Industrial Physics from the University of Barcelona, Spain.
Rob Soderbery leads enterprise strategy, solutions, products and go-to-market for Cisco’s Development organization. He and his team identify customer needs, define solutions to address them, and determine the best ways to make those solutions accessible to customers. His team works across Cisco’s product and technology groups and with partners to create solutions that generate business outcomes for our customers and a better online experience for users.
Soderbery is also responsible for two important Cisco teams. The Internet of Things group builds rugged, connected solutions for vertical markets—such as manufacturing, energy production and distribution, transportation, city governments, and retail—as well as for horizontal applications like machine-to-machine communications, physical safety and security, and big data analytics. The Cloud Networking group, based on the 2012 acquisition of Meraki, simplifies network operations by managing the network infrastructure via the cloud.
Prior to joining Cisco, Soderbery was a Senior Vice President and General Manager at Symantec Corporation, where he led its storage and availability management business supplying key technologies to the enterprise data center. Previously, he held a variety of executive roles at Veritas Software, including oversight of product management and strategic alliances. Prior to Veritas, he was an entrepreneur in the semiconductor industry, where he was an early employee at one successful startup and founder of a second.
Soderbery holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from California Institute of Technology and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.
Rowan Trollope is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cisco’s Internet of Things (IoT) and Applications Business Unit and a member of Cisco’s Executive Leadership Team.
Trollope joined Cisco in 2012 to lead a dramatic leap forward in the way people connect and collaborate at work. Since then, he has reinvented Cisco’s collaboration business and made design, simplicity, and exponential improvement the guiding principles of product development.
Most recently, Trollope was appointed to also lead Cisco’s IoT efforts as the company focuses on helping its customers and partners create value in a highly connected, digital world. In this role, he leads a worldwide organization responsible for technology solutions across IoT market segments, including manufacturing, industrial, transportation, public sector, and many others. Trollope will drive new innovations across Cisco’s portfolio and focus on growing new application categories.
Under Trollope’s leadership, the Collaboration Technology Group refreshed its entire collaboration technology portfolio, simplifying the product line and winning eight Red Dot awards for outstanding product design. To capitalize on mobile and cloud opportunities, Trollope also built a next-generation cloud platform and its first application, the business messaging service Cisco Spark. As a result, Collaboration has taken a huge step forward to lead Cisco’s large businesses, seeing five consecutive quarters of growth.
Prior to joining Cisco, Trollope led Symantec’s sales, marketing, and product development teams as the Group President, responsible for its cloud security business and the SMB segment. He was responsible for growing the company’s software-as-a-service strategy and expanding cloud-based delivery and customer support models. Prior to that, Trollope led product development and marketing for the Norton consumer business and previously Symantec’s high-end Enterprise Security division.
Trollope holds a variety of patents in computer security and operating systems.