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Game-Changing Utilities of the Future, Presented by SAP

Game-Changing Utilities of the Future, Presented by SAP

Thursday at 11 AM Pacific /2 PM Eastern

June 29th 2017:IoT for Utilities: Get Smart, Run Smart!

The buzz: “The International Energy Agency expects global energy demand to increase by 37% by 2040…utility companies are finding solutions thanks to the Internet of Things” (Andrew Meola). Yes! IoT is rescuing struggling Utilities. How? By enhancing renewable energy from solar and wind, boosting energy efficiencies with smart grids, smart meters, and home automation systems, and giving Utilities data to analyze and improve operations. The experts speak. Anil Parekh, Accenture: “Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road” (Stewart Brand)

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Anil Parekh

Anil Parekh currently leads Accenture’s Digital Grid Business, supporting utility companies to adopt digital technology platforms to unlock the value inherent in their core business processes, systems and data. His consulting background is in asset intensive industries, including the oil & gas sector and utilities. Earlier in his career, he worked at leading strategy consulting firm. Anil began his career with Esso UK in their supply and trading division.
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Tom Raftery

Tom Raftery is Global VP, Futurist, and Internet of Things Evangelist for SAP. Before joining SAP, Tom worked as a Futurist for Gerd Leonhard’s Futures Agency, and an independent analyst focusing on the Internet of Things, Energy and CleanTech. Tom has a very strong background in social media, is the former co-founder of a software firm, and is co-founder and director of hyper energy-efficient data center Cork Internet eXchange. Tom also worked as an Analyst for industry analyst firm RedMonk, leading their GreenMonk practice for over 7 years. Tom serves on the Advisory Boards of SmartCities World and RetailEverywhere.com.
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Ken Pierce

Ken Pierce, the global leader of SAP Leonardo Internet of Things (IoT) for the Connected Assets Category as well as the Global Leonardo IOT Lead of Energy & Natural Resources Sector (Oil & Gas, Chemical, Utilities, Mill & Mining, Industries), helps customers define their IoT and Digital Transformation strategy. Ken brings to the table 25-plus years of experience serving as a trusted advisor to business and IT executives where he focuses on understanding their challenges, establishing a solution vision, and building compelling value propositions that produce business results.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2639/game-changing-utilities-of-the-future-presented-by-sap Game-Changing Utilities of the Future, Presented by SAP https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2639/game-changing-utilities-of-the-future-presented-by-sap The buzz: “The International Energy Agency expects global energy demand to increase by 37% by 2040…utility companies are finding solutions thanks to the Internet of Things” (Andrew Meola). Yes! IoT is rescuing struggling Utilities. How? By enhancing renewable energy from solar and wind, boosting energy efficiencies with smart grids, smart meters, and home automation systems, and giving Utilities data to analyze and improve operations. The experts speak. Anil Parekh, Accenture: “Once a new technology rolls over you, if you're not part of the steamroller, you're part of the road” (Stewart Brand). Tom Raftery, SAP: “When wireless is perfectly applied the whole earth will be converted into a huge brain, which in fact it is, all things being particles of a real and rhythmic whole” (Tesla). Ken Pierce, SAP: “It is not the strongest of species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one that is most adaptable to change” (Leon Megginson). Join us for IoT for Utilities: Run Smart! VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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