Startups and Utilities: Powering Up

February 20, 2014
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Today’s buzz: Utilities. Beyond their original mandate to deliver water and power, utilities today are awash in waves of big data, go-green, and get-smart. What if a tech startup could help them swim to safety? The experts speak. Brian Weakliam, Bankhawk Analytics: “Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.” (Ronald Reagan) Derick Jose, Flutura: “The Utility sector is ripe for unlocking energy efficiencies by reducing technical and commercial losses along the complete grid value chain. It also offers to understand energy consumption patterns at a level of granularity previously not possible.” Luisa Silva, SAP: “It followed from the special theory of relativity that mass and energy are both but different manifestations of the same thing—a somewhat unfamiliar conception for the average mind.” (Albert Einstein) Join us for their insights on Startups and Utilities: Powering Up.

Startup Focus with Game-Changers, Presented by SAP

Startup Focus with Game-Changers, Presented by SAP

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Game-changing technologies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up the status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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