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December 19, 2022 – Ethan Baehrend, Founder and CEO of Creative 3D Technologies, will be our guest speaker on December 21 at 2PM CDT. The mission of the company is to disrupt the 3D printing world by developing and manufacturing the world’s most versatile, capable and cost effective additive manufacturing platform ever. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

December 12, 2022 – David Flanary, Senior Market Leader for Texas at Samsung Mobile Enterprise Business, as our guest speaker on December 14, 2022 at 2PM CDT. Samsung is one of the largest high-tech and infrastructure companies in the world. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

December 8, 2022 – Amy Akers joins CMG. Amy also also runs Vanguard Legal PLLC and is a Board Director at Pedernales Electric Cooperative. We are excited about her addition to our team. Amy is also a former board member of Edwards Acquifer. Amy has great legal and corporate strategic planning experience at the city, utility and enterprise level. She is driven and creative to find optimal answers to each challenge impacting her customers. We look forward to working with her. Click here to see her bio.

December 5, 2022 – Dan Gregory, CEO of Available Power, as our guest speaker on December 7 at 2PM CDT. Available Power develops fleets of batteries in places where they create value for landowners and investors, benefit the broader power grid, and accelerate the energy transition. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

November 28, 2022 – David Smith, CEO and Founder of Strategic Pathways, will be our guest speaker on November 30 at 2PM CDT. David Smith is a polymath on multiple topics and provides strategic, design, and due diligence service to many agencies and large corporations. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

November 21, 2022 – Tom Rousch, Enterprise Sales Executive at BlockApps, will be our guest speaker on November 23 at 2PM CDT. Businesses are looking for smarter ways to track and trace their assets. BlockApps is leading the way. BlockApps helps you deliver greater transparency and trust to transactions in order to unlock the value of your business assets and deepen your customers’ understanding of products to make better buying decisions. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

November 14, 2022 – Roger Skidmore, CEO of EDX Technologies, and Klaus Riedel, Chief Sales Officer of EDX Technologies, to be our guest speakers on November 16 at 2PM CDT. EDX Technologies, a global leader of 3D Digital Twin & XR announced the completed acquisition of EDX Wireless. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

October 31, 2022 – Steve Koenig, VP of Research at Consumer Technology Association,  for a second time as our Digital RoundTable Guest speaker on Nov 2 at 2PM CDT.  Steve Directs all aspects of CTA’s consumer and business research, including methodology, design, analysis, marketing, analyst staff supervision, budgets, etc. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

October 24, 2022 – Tres Hill, CTO at Stealth Power, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker for October 26 at 2PM CDT. Stealth Power envisions a world where every essential mission runs on clean power, ending our over-reliance on fossil fuels. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

October 17, 2022 -Marty Travers, Former Executive Director and Former Group President at Black and Veatch, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on October 19 at 2PM CDT. Black & Veatch is an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a 100-year legacy of innovations in sustainable infrastructure. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here

October 10, 2022 – Don Ward, Founder and CEO of Laundris Corporation, with Andres CarvalloLlewellyn King, and John Sibley Butler as our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on October 12 at 2PM CDT. Laundris™ is a B2B commercial laundry services software platform designed to bring efficiency to linen inventory management, providing real-time article tracking, analytics, spoilage, and location status. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

October 3, 2022 – Dr. Jemma Green, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of PowerLedger, as our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on October 5 at 2PM CDT. Powerledger develops software solutions for the tracking, tracing and trading of renewable energy. We believe in the democratization of power, for a sustainable future. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

September 26, 2022 – Micah Grau, City Manager of Buda TX, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on September 28 at 2PM CDT. The City of Buda is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas and the US. Current population is at around 16,000 from 1,000 in 1990. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

September 19, 2022 – David Inbar, Founder and CEO of Dejalytics, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on September 21 at 2PM CDT. Dejalytics develops and markets AI-based solutions for energy markets that require asset optimization, stater trading, and risk and emissions reduction. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

September 12, 2022 – Giri Iyer, Global VP of Business Development at Sentient Energy, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on September 14 at 2PM CDT. Sentient Energy, a Koch Engineered Solutions company, is the premier provider of intelligent sensing, data analytics, optimization, and control technologies for the distribution grid. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

August 29, 2022 – Dr. Ken Wacks, Management & Engineering Consultant Smart Home and Building Systems, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on Wednesday August 31, 2022 at 2PM CDT. Ken is an MIT PhD with over 30 years of experience. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

August 22, 2022 – Eric Dresselhuys, CEO of ESS Inc. will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on Wednesday August 24, 2022 at 2PM CDT. ESS is a leading global long-duration energy storage company.Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

August 15, 2022 – Brian Snider, CEO of Lit Communities, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on August 17 at 2pm CDT. Lit Communities is a Fiber Internet Service Provider offering broadband solutions for cities and communities wanting to accelerate the use of Smart Technologies. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

August 8, 2022 – Dave Duckwitz, CEO of Sensor Industries, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker for August 10, 2022 at 2PM CDT. Sensor Industries is a leading Internet of Things company bringing new operational efficiency, increased Net Operating Income and water and energy conservation to owners and residents of multifamily communities and commercial properties. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

August 1, 2022 – George Bjelovuk, Vice-President & Evangelist of Next Generation Grid Software at Siemens, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on August 3rd at 2PM CDT. Siemens AG is a German multinational conglomerate corporation and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe headquartered in Munich with branch offices abroad. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

July 25, 2022 – Bryson Bort, CEO and Founder of SCYTHE, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker for July 27 at 2PM CDT. SCYTHE is disrupting the traditional approach to information security by taking vulnerability assessments to the next level. The SCYTHE platform provides “a common environment for the build, development, and operation of adversarial emulation”. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

July 18, 2022 – Brad Gammons, CEO of Irth Solutions, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on July 20 at 2PM CDT. Irth Solutions has a SaaS platform that improves resilience and reduces risk in the sustainable delivery of essential services that millions of people and businesses rely on every day. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

July 5, 2022 – Brad Williams, VP Industry Strategy & Innovation Engineering at Oracle Utilities GBU, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on July 6 at 2PM CDT. Oracle offers integrated suites of applications plus secure, autonomous infrastructure in the Oracle Cloud. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

June 27, 2022 – Darran Anderson, Director of Strategy and Innovation at Texas Department of Transportation, will be out Digital RoundTable guest speaker on June 29 at 2PM CDT. TXDOT is a leader in transportation and mobility innovation across the State of Texas. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

June 20, 2022 – Erika Myers, Executive Director of CharIN North America, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on June 22 at 2PM CDT. CharIN is a leading global charging technology association dedicated to accelerating the electric vehicle transition through the adoption of universal open and interoperable charging standards. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

June 13, 2022 – Dwight Smith, Founder and Chief Visionary Officer at Paragon VTOL, as our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on June 15 at 2PM CDT. We are looking forward to this session and learn more about VTOLs and the future of mobility. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

June 6, 2022 – Kathy Kuras, President and CEO of Austin YMCA, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on June 8 at 2PM CDT. YMCA’s mission is to put Christian Principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

May 30, 2022 – James Foutz, Acquisition Program Manager and Data Leader at AFWERX-Austin Hub, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on June 1 at 2PM CDT. AFWERX is a United States Air Force program with the goal of fostering a culture of innovation within the service and supporting industry. Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

May 23, 2022 – Brian F. Keane, President of SmartPower, will be our Digital RoundTable guest speaker on May 25 at 2PM CDT. SmartPower is a leading non-profit marketing organization dedicated to promoting clean energy and energy efficiency.  Register For Digital Roundtable Click Here.

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, 20220 – 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 – Gregg Dixon, Founder, Chairman and CEO 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 18, 2022 – Antonio Carrero joins CMG. Antonio is a world class project management executive with customers like Global Tree, NBC Universal Telemundo, AT&T, and MoneyGram International. We are very excited about working with him. Antonio worked for GTE and Verizon for over 30 years in the wired and wireless business. Click here for his bio.

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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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.

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

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