Vanessa Edmonds is a results-driven utility industry strategist, research analyst, author and speaker who combines academics, research and professional industry experience and relationships to help clients de-risk decisions, seize opportunities and prepare for the future. As the leader of TMG’s research practice, Research. Innovate. Materialize Solutions (RIMSolutions™), her specialties include primary and secondary research, market analysis, best practice story-telling, risk mitigation, vendor and solution expertise, go-to-market strategies, market development, alliance and partnership strategies, service development/road maps, opportunity assessment and competitive positioning. Vanessa speaks at industry events and has been published by CIO Review, BBC Capital, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Utility Analytics Institute, WE Magazine and Energy Central. She has served on the Boards for Women in Energy Network and Energy Central’s Mobility Conference.