Christine Hertzog is the founder and Managing Director of the Smart Grid Library and SGL Partners, delivering consulting and information services about Smart Grid and Smart Infrastructure technologies, services, and solutions. Her firm provides pragmatic guidance to global vendors, governmental entities, and utilities covering a broad range of needs such as strategic corporate and market insights and design and deployment of prosumer-centric utility operations. Christine is the author of the Smart Grid Dictionary that defines the jargon, acronyms, and terminology about technologies, international standards, and organizations associated with the Smart Grid and Smart Infrastructure. She is co-author of The Smart Grid Consumer Focus Strategy, which identifies consumer/utility challenges and methods to ensure successful prosumer operations and interactions. She writes a syndicated blog about Smart Grid and Smart Infrastructure topics and serves as an advisor to Smart Grid companies, industry associations, and publications.