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Jim Zahoudanis

Principal & Senior Consultant
Co-Leader of Go-To-Market Planning Practice
Co-Leader of Smart Utilities Practice
Co-Leader of Smart Cities Practice

San Francisco, CA
Tel: 888-445-5486

Prior to CMG, Jim was an Associate Partner at IBM Watson Connected Solutions focus on Digital Transformation and IoT; Industry Director at Oracle Utilities, VP at Current Group offering BPL and Utility Services for Metering, Distribution Automation, and IT Data Centers.; VP of sales at Kaspia Networks; Director of Marketing at Motorola Computer Group; Group Marketing Manager, SPARC Marketing Manager, and Strategic Alliances Manager at Sun Microsystems; Sales Manager at Memorex.

Jim has a wealth of experience building market development strategies, go-to-market plans, and product roadmaps while working with vendors and startups. Jim has equally tons of experience helping utilities and cities with their smart grid roadmap and smart city roadmap development strategies.

Expertise – Business & Market Development, Business Transformation, Organizational Change Management, Sales Management, Product Marketing and Product Management..

CMG Frameworks — Smart Grid Roadmap, Smart Grid Governance, Smart Cities Roadmap, Smart Cities Governance, and Go-To-Market Planning.

Jim received his BA in Liberal Arts from Colorado University – Boulder and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.

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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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