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Office: 888-445-5486

Amy SJ Akers

Principal and Senior Consultant
Austin TX
Tel: 888-445-5486

Amy also runs Vanguard Legal PLLC and is a Board Director at Pedernales Electric Cooperative. Prior to CMG / Vanguard / PEC, Amy was a Board Director at Edwards Aquifer Authority, Owner of The Akers Law Firm, and a Legal and Economic Development Intern at Pflugerville Economic Development Corporation.

Expertise — General Management, Strategic Planning, Business Cases, Business Models, Project Financing, Project Management, Product Management, Utility Operations, Energy Markets, and Technology Integration

CMG Frameworks — Strategy and Scenario Planning, Go-To-Market Planning, Business Optimization and Transformation, Smart Grid Roadmap, Smart Grid Governance, Smart City Roadmap, Smart City Governance, Distributed Energy and Microgrid Planning, and Virtual Power Plan Planning.

Amy holds a BA degree in Political Science and Government from The University of Texas at San Antonio, a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas State University, a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree with focus on international law, trade law and tax law from St. Mary’s University School of Law, and a certificate on International Relations and Affairs from The University of Texas at Brownsville.

Digital 360 Summit 2021 Highlight Video

Smart Energy & Utilities Panel Video

Smart Cities Panel Video

Smart Buildings & Infrastructure Panel Video

Smart Mobility Panel Video

Water & Smart Technologies Panel Video

Industrial IoT and Private Networks Panel Video

Smart Factory and Industry 4.0 Panel Video

Sensors & Edge Computing Panel Video

AI & Cloud Computing Panel Video

Industry & New Business Models Panel Video

Audry Zibelman induction into Digital 360 Summit Hall of Fame Video

CMG Smart Utilities, Smart Cities and Beyond 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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