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500 Use-Cases |
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 Frameworks | 40 Books | 
| $10 Billion+ Deployed | 5,000+ Projects |
| 30 Years of Experience |

Digital 360 Summit is the premier event for executives driving industry digitalization, decentralization, and decarbonization.

2022 Edition will be September 6 – 9, 2022.

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May 16, 2022 – Dr. Ken Wisian, Associate Director of Environmental Division in the Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas at Austin and retired Major General at USAF, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on May 18 at 2PM CDT. Dr. Wisian is an expert in geothermal energy.  Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

May 9, 2022 – Bob Champagne, VP of Customer Experience Innovation at Smart Energy Water, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on May 11 at 2pm CDT. SEW is a global leader in customer experience solutions for utilities. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

May 2, 2022 – Craig Lawrence, Partner at Energy Transition Ventures, as our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on May 4 at 2PM CDT. Energy Transition Ventures is HQ in Austin TX. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

April 25, 2022 – Elizabeth Jennings, Program Manager at Global Innovation Lab at UT-Austin, Principal at Venture Atlas Labs, and Board Member at SWAN, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on April 27 at 2PM CDT. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

April 18, 2022 – Tony Giroti, Chairman of Energy Blockchain Consortium, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on April 20 at 2PM CDT. Blockchain is a transformative technology that can fundamentally enable a new digital information and communications system that is equitable and digitally more secure than any preceding technology. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

April 11, 2022 – Lawrence Latham, CEO of Everynet, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker for Wednesday April 13 at 2PM CDT. Everynet is a global LoRaWAN network provider.  LoRaWAN is a new Internet of Things network technology with global following and coverage. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

April 4, 2022 – Clint Vince, Partner and Energy Chair at Dentons, as our Digital RoundTable guest speaker April 6 at 2PM CDT. Dentons is a multinational law firm. Dentons was the world’s 5th-largest law firm by revenue, with $2.9B gross revenue in fiscal year 2019. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

March 28, 2022 – Dan Diehl, CEO of AirCuity, as our digital RoundTable guest speaker on March 30, 2022 at 2pm CDT. AirCuity delivers accurate ventilation for healthy, sustainable buildings. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

March 21, 2022 – Duane D. Highley, CEO of Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, as our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on March 23 at 2PM CST. Try-State GNTA has 45 members in New Mexico, Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming, services over 5,771 miles of wires, and over 1 million consumers.  Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

March 14, 2022 – David Elve, Executive Vice President at PayGo, as our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on March 16 at 2PM CST. The PayGo Electric platform is a dedicated smart meter data collection and analysis solution. It interfaces directly with the utility smart meter infrastructure to collect and consolidate consumption data for analysis. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

March 7, 2022 – Greg Flay, VP of Technology & Data at Austin Energy, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on March 9 at 2PM CST. Austin Energy is a leading utility in applying clean and smart technologies for its customers. It built its first smart grid by 2009.  Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

February 28, 2022 – Victor Sauers, CEO of TKO Energy Capital, to be our Digital RoundTable speaker on March 2 at 2PM CST. TKO Energy Capital is a boutique consulting firm focus on smart energy and with deep expertise in the ERCOT market. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

February 21, 2022 – Mat Plante, Co-Founder and President of Voltus, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker for Wednesday February 23 at 2PM CST. Voltus connects distributed energy resources to electricity markets, ushering in the clean energy transition by delivering less expensive, more reliable, and more sustainable electricity, and more cash to our customers and partners. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

February 14, 2022 – David Naylor, President / CEO of Rayburn Electric Cooperative, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on Wednesday February 16 at 2PM CST. REC is a non-profit generation and transmission electric cooperative, formed in 1979 by seven distribution cooperatives in Northeast Texas. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

February 7, 2022 – Eric Frazier, Founder and CEO of Tensor Networks, a GPU-based AI and Networks Edge Computing Platform for Smart Cities, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on February 9 at 2PM CST. Tensor Networks has a very powerful new solution to edge computing. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

January 31, 2022 – Stephen MacDonald, Managing Director of Business Development at TeMix, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker for February 2 at 2PM CST. TeMix is a Transitive Energy Platform Software Provider enabling Pee-to-Peer energy transactions. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

January 24, 2022 – Trey Mendez, Mayor of Brownsville TX, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on Wednesday January 26 at 2PM CST. Brownsville is one of the fastest growing cities on the US border executing a CMG created smart cities plan that includes a space economy, broadband for everyone, smart services, and much more. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

January 17, 2022 – Pete Londa, President and CEO of Tantalus Systems, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on Wednesday January 19 at 2PM CST. Tantalus Systems develops and delivers purpose-built smart grid solutions for public power and electric cooperative utilities. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

January 10, 2022 – Jason Mock, President & CEO of San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on Wednesday January 12 at 2PM CST.The Chamber strives to be the unified voice of business that advocates, promotes and inspires business and leaders in the Greater San Marcos Area. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

January 1, 2022 – Tensor Networks chooses CMG for strategy, go-to-market, and commercialization advisory services. Tensor Networks is the leading provider of GPU-based open and disaggregated smart city platforms for any size city. Tensor Networks supports public and private air-gapped services that provide total security, video management, edge-computing, bigdata analytics, cloud and multi-source network connectivity. For More Information on Tensor Networks Click Here.

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What is the Smart Grid?

“The Smart Grid is the integration of an electric grid, a communications network, software and hardware to monitor, control, and manage the creation, distribution, and consumption of energy. The smart grid of the future will be distributed, it will be interactive, it will be self-healing, and it will communicate with every device.”

“An Advanced Smart Grid enables the seamless integration of utility infrastructure with buildings, homes, electric vehicles, distributed generation, energy storage, and smart devices to increase grid reliability, energy efficiency, renewable energy use, and customer satisfaction, while reducing capital and operating costs.”

Andres Carvallo – March 5, 2004


Host Walter Isaacson and guests discuss the electric grid’s early roots with Thomas Edison and trace the path it’s taken as it went bigger and bigger…and eventually smaller and smaller, getting smarter every step along the way.

Click Here to Listen to “The electrical grid: keeping the lights on”

What is Digitization? Digitization is the process of creating a digital representation (into 1s and 0s) of an analog things and/or physical object that can be manipulated in a computing environment. The result is the representation of an object, image, sound, document, or signal by generating a series of numbers that describe a discrete set of points.

What is Digitalization? Digitalization is the use of digital technologies to change a business model and provide new revenue and value-producing opportunities; it is the process of moving to a digital business and economy.

What is Decentralization? Decentralization is the natural evolution of scientific and technological democratization that moves traditional large systems that historically serviced many affordably from a world of scarcity into mass customized sophisticated distributed solutions at super low prices that create a world of abundance for all.

What is Decarbonization? Decarbonization is the elimination of CO2 from our man-made energy ecosystem to ensure temperatures that have no negative impact on climate patterns.

CMG Builds Successful Digital Business Playbooks:

1) High-Quality, High-Velocity Decision-Making

  • Recognize That There Are Two Types of Decisions – Type 1 – Consequential and Irreversible or nearly reversible and – Type 2 – Changeable and Reversible
  • Don’t Make All The Decisions By Yourself
  • Don’t Wait for All The Information
  • Don’t Require Approvals That Are Lengthy And Must Go through Large Numbers of Hierarchical Layers
  • Don’t Wait For Everyone To Agree

2) Controlling for Quality

  • Find The Best Truth
  • Study Your Competition
  • Imagine The Possible Change
  • Combat Conformity and Complacency
  • Test Through The Experiment
  • Learn To Fail Fast

3) Scaling High-Velocity Decision-Making

  • Understand Your Customers and Their Segmentation
  • Define and Crystalize Consistent Principles
  • Define The Methodology Of Your Standard Operating Procedures (SPOs)
  • Reinforce and Reward The Use Of Your SPOs in Every Decision

Here is one of my gifts to the world

It will solve poverty and allow for nice retirements for each person. Collect the data of each person and allow each to get compensated at the rate of $25 for each 2 gigabytes of data. A normal person would generate around 10 terabytes of data annually or $125,000 as a base salary. If the individual creates and licenses more data than the annual number above, then they make more money. All we need is a personal data marketplace registry for people to tag their data before it goes into the social platforms, etc. #cmg #freedomtosucceed #equalrights

Andres Carvallo – June 3, 2020

TASG 2nd E Cover

The Advanced Smart Grid : Edge Power Driving Sustainability — 2nd Edition

“Carvallo and Cooper have written a thought provoking and insightful book on smart grid and in particular its potential from leveraging the technology rich world that we live in.” – Larry Weis, Former CEO at Seattle City Light and Austin Energy

“Carvallo and Cooper do a masterful job conveying to utility industry practitioners, regulators, and consumers alike a great episode of our country’s energy evolution that should not be missed.” – Jon Wellinghoff, Former FERC Chairman

“Andres Carvallo and John Cooper in The Advanced Smart Grid: Edge Power Driving Sustainability share a unique ability to identify and frame the underlying trends, transformative opportunities, and technological advances for smart energy systems.” – Tom Siebel, CEO

“Andres Carvallo and John Cooper have gotten beyond the hype and blind promise of the Smart Grid to tell us why modernizing our grid is imperative, and the real steps that it will take to build the infrastructure that we need for the 21st century.” – Philip Mezey, Former President & CEO, Itron

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CMG’s Andres Carvallo named One of 10 Best Successful CEOs of 2020 by IndustryEra. IndustryEra is one of the leading global media brands offering technology-based magazines focus on the latest smart technology occurrences in various industry verticals. Click Here For The Entire List. This is Mr. Carvallo’s 36th industry award since 2005 recognizing his contributions, successes and leadership.

angelou logoJune 27, 2016 – AngelouEconomics and CMG unveil new Smart State Index. Read the preset release at Smart State Index Press Release FINAL.

Smart Energy & Utilities Keynote and Panel Video

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Smart Buildings Keynote and Panel Video

Smart Mobility Keynote and Panel Video

Water & Wastewater Keynote and Panel Video

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Space and Smart Factories Keynote and Panel Video

Sensors & Edge Computing Keynote and Panel Video

Big Data and Software Keynote and Panel Video

New Regulations and Business Model Video

Public Safety Keynote and New Financial Tools Panel Video

TXST Research and Digital 360 Summit Hall of Fame Video

Why CMG?

CMG has built a library of over 500 use cases and 20 frameworks. Each framework delivers the answers to use cases, technologies, vendors, business models, business cases, policy models, and best practices.

CMG’s Team has planned for and successfully deployed and managed over $10 billion+ of technology solutions within 5,000+ projects in the last 20 years.

CMG offers advisory services per month, 1-day workshops for each framework, 2-day workshops for each framework, and customer-defined consulting projects (e.g. virtual CEO, COO, CMO, CTO, Chief Strategy Officer, PMO, Vendor Management Office, and more).

The CMG advantage is world-class advise by former senior executives with 25 years plus of successful experience for 50% less than the Big Old Brands. CMG is Cheaper, Faster and Better!!!

CMG team has developed smart grid roadmaps for multiple utilities in the US, EU, Middle East and South America.

CMG team has developed multiple smart city roadmaps for several fast growing cities across the US and Brazil.

CMG has developed a large number of Go-To-Market and Commercialization Plans for Fortune 1000, medium and small companies.

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