Brian manages partnerships and Smart Grid ecosystem development. He has built successful and innovative partnerships to enable the Smart Grid and routinely presents to IOU’s, Municipalities and Cooperative customers. He’s a recognized speaker in the wireless enablement of Smart Grid and Energy Management, the industry implications and growth opportunities. He sets Sprint’s Smart Grid short term and long term strategy and his partnerships execute this strategy, delivering wireless enablement of AMI, Demand Response, Distribution Automation, energy management applications, micro grid generation and EV Charging.
He continues to advance grid intelligence by building connectivity into substation components, in-premise energy controls and is planning for the impact of EV charging on the grid. Brian brings a unique perspective of applying, pulling knowledge from the telecom industry and to discern the opportunities and challenges in Smart Grid.