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

2020 Keynotes

Diamond Sponsor Keynote


Gold Sponsor Keynote


Digital 360 Summit 2020 Hall of Fame Keynote

Jon Wellinghoff – CEO of GridPolicy / Former FERC Chairman & Digital 360 Summit Hall of Famer

Digital 360 Summit 2020 Hall of Fame Inductee

Pat Wood III – President at Hunt Energy Network / Former Chairman at Dynergy, FERC, Texas PUC

Industry Keynote 1 – Smart Networks

Caroline Chan – VP and GM 5G Infrastructure at Intel

Industry Keynote 2 – Energy & Utilities


Industry Keynote 3 – Smart Buildings & Infrastructure

Pat Meagher – VP of Technology at Katerra

Industry Keynote 4 – Smart Water & Wastewater

David Collinsworth – CEO of Brazos River Authority

Industry Keynote 5 – Product Innovation

Dr. J. Pete Blair – Executive Director of Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Center at Texas State University

Industry Keynote 6 – Leadership

George Salazar – Human Computing Interfaces Chief Engineer and Leader at NASA

Industry Keynote 7 – Smart Cities

John Butler – IC2 Endowed Fellow, J. Marion West Chair in Constructive Capitalism, and Director of the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs at The University of Texas at Austin.

Industry Keynote 8 – Sensors

Kumi Premathilake – SVP AMI and Utility Automation at Aclara

Industry Keynote 9 – BigData/Software

Stefan Wolf, VP of Utilities Solution Management at SAP

Industry Keynote 10 – Mobility

Jason JonMichael – Assistant Director of Transportation at City of Austin

Industry Keynote 11 – New Regulations & Business Models

Jim Steffes – EVP of Corporate Affairs at Direct Energy / Centrica

2020 Speakers

Dr. Walt Horton – Chief Research Officer and Associate VP at Texas State University 

Dr. Stan McClellan – Co-Director of CIEDAR Consortium and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas State University

Mar Tarres – VP of Products at Anterix

Jesper Eriksson – VP of Product Management at NoviFlow

Jon Vestal – Chief Architect at Telstra

Liam Quinn – SVP and Senior Fellow at Dell Technologies

Joe Mosele – VP of IoT Solutions at AT&T

Dr. Semih Aslan – Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas State University

Cengizhan Yenerim – Director of Demand Risk Management at Engie

Greg Flay – CTO of Austin Energy

David Hubbard – Chief Administrative Officer at New Braunfels Utilities

Phil Nevels – Director of Innovation and Partnerships at Exelon

Dr. John Schemmel – Bruce and Gloria Ingram Chair and Civil Engineering Coordinator and Professor at Texas State University

Greg Carter – SVP Software Business Unit at Acuity Brands

Sunil Cherian – CEO at Spirae

Alpert Uzmezler – CEO of Anka Labs

Jay Zoellner – CEO of Kiwi Power

Dr. Rebecca David – Director of Institute for Government Innovation and Associate Professor of Practice in Geography at Texas State University

Shane Schroeder – Director of Smart Buildings at Target

Jim Good – President of Parkview Advisors

Ian Taylor, CEO of New Braunfels Utilities

Brandon Cottrell – Field Operations Manager at JEA

Dr. Keisuke Ikehata – Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at Texas State University

Dave Mackie – CEO of Olead Edge Analytics

Steve Frayser – Executive Director of Star Park at Texas State University

Dixon Wright – Chairman of Surety Resource Connection and SVP of Surety at USI

David Crowly – CTO of Birch Infrastructure

Jon Previtali – Director of Technology and Services at Well Fargo

Nathan Wood – Executive Director at Construction Progression Coalition

Mike Bond – Head of North America Surety at Euler Hermes

Charlie Fiechter – President of Blue Planet Funding

Michal Wojtak – Director of Integrated Construction at Mortenson

Andres Carvallo – CEO fo CMG and Fellow at Materials Applications Research Center, Professor of Innovation in the College of Science and Engineering, and Co-Director of CIEDAR Consortium at Texas State University

Steve Adler – Mayor of City of Austin

Eric Thompson – Director at City of Dallas

Writ Baese – Mayor Pro-tem at City of Round Rock

Helen Ramirez – Assistant Director at City of Brownsville

Bert Lumbreras – City Manager at City of San Marcos

Arun Vedhathiri – Director of New Energy Solutions at National Grid

Dr. Ed Piner – Professor of Physics and Presidential Fellow at Texas State University

Mark Federle – Managing Director of Smart Grid Solutions at QinetiQ

Giri Iyer – Global Business Development Leader at Sentient-Energy

Kevin Corcoran – Senior Director of Product Management for Grid Modernization at Aclara

David Forfia – Chairman fo Gridwise Architecture Council

Dr. Ziliang Zong – Director of NSF Cloud and Autonomic Computing Center and Associate Professor of Computer Science at Texas State University

Vinod Tiwari – Head of Business Development at PowerLedger

Richard Beeson – CTO at OSIsoft

Sonny Garg – Energy Solutions Leader at Uptake and Former CIO of Exelon

Brad Williams – VP Industry Strategy at Oracle Utilities

Cameron Freberg – EV Strategist at Austin Energy

Katie Herbeck – Senior Manager of Mobility at Ford

Reid Westwood – CEO at Skytran

Anh Selissen – CIO at TX DOT

Robert Langford – Manager of EV Sales and Marketing at Honda

Chris King – Global Chief Regulatory Officer at Siemens

Eric Padilla – Director of Public Policy at Vistra Energy

Bob Helton – Director of Policy at ENGIE

Suzanna Mora-Schrader – Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives at Exelon

Greg Dudkin – President of PPL Electric Utilities

Peter Londa – CEO of Tantalus Systems Inc.

Stephen Elkins – CIO at City of Austin

Ty Roberts – VP of Product Marketing at Itron

Amy Akers – Board Director at Pedernales Electric Cooperative

Lawanda Parnell – Chief Information Officer at Pedernales Electric Cooperative

Mike Bates – General Manager of Energy Solutions at Intel

Steve Tarnowski – Director of Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure at General Motors

Ron Zimmer – CEO of CABA

David Reeves – CIO of City of Hutto

Joe Thomas – Director of Enhanced Services at Duke Energy

Giovanni Polizzi – Director of Business Development at ACS

Phil Beecher – President & CEO at WiSun Alliance

Matthew Butts – VP of Business Development at EDF North America

Cherie Fuller – VP of Retail at EDF North America

Christophe Defert – VP at Centrica Innovations & Ventures

Chan Wong – Manager of Grid Modernization at Entergy Services

Johnathan Hawkins – Manager of Advanced Technology and Strategy at PNM Resources

Debra Smith – General Manager & CEO at Seattle City Light

Booga Gilbertson – SVP Operations at Puget Sound Energy

John McFarland – VP & Chief Customer Officer at Portland General Electric

Larry Bekkedahl – VP of Grid Architecture, Systems Operations at Portland General Electric

Doug Staker – VP of Utility Business Development at Enel X

Ravi Mulugu – Director of UL Ventures

D.W. Rickerson – VP Grid Planning and Operations at ERCOT

Susan Mulvihill – Deputy Commissioner/Chief Engineer – MNDOT

Richard Wolsfeld – EVP of Transportation at AECO

Yogi Uemura – GM of New York and DC Offices at Daikin North America

Matthew Green – CIO at PPL

Danny Ee – Director of Smart Grid and System Operations at Austin Energy

Thomas J. Gleeson – COO of Texas Public Utility Commission

Jefferson Tester – Professor at Cornell University

John Bastian – President of SmartGridCIS

Tacoma Zach – CEO of MentorAPM

Alfred Rives Berkeley III – Former CEO of Nasdaq

James Potter – Director of Strategic Partnership at Harris

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New Regulations, Financial Tools and Business Models video

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