Webinar – The New Consumers of Utility Data

Urjanet Inc  |  August 26, 2014   |  Energy & Sustainability  


Gone are the days when accounting teams were the only ones hunting down utility bills in order to pay them.

Now, more than ever before, a growing list of departments within a single organization are asking for utility data. This “big energy data” can be used for sustainability and CSR reporting, energy consumption benchmarking and forecasting, customer and investor transparency, among many other reasons.

On Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 Urjanet will host a webinar discussing how the industry has seen the need for energy data span across multiple departments within the enterprise, and how these end users are applying the data to achieve their departmental and organizational goals.

Webinar panelists will include

Brian Glazebrook – NetApp, Senior Global Sustainability Manager
Brian Glazebrook joined NetApp, a global data storage and data management company, in May 2012 as the Senior Global Sustainability Manager. His role at NetApp is to work with organizations throughout the company to create a cohesive sustainability message and program. Currently, Brian’s work is focused on rolling out global energy targets, developing a waste management strategy and driving sustainable product design initiatives.

Brian has been involved with social and environmental issues for over 18 years. Prior to NetApp, he was at Cisco, where he led the creation of a comprehensive social responsibility program managing the social and environmental impacts affecting Cisco’s supply chain. Before moving to the corporate side, he spent 11 years as a sustainability consultant, working with a wide variety of industries on different issues – from greenhouse gas management to sustainable product design to health & safety. He has a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science and a Master’s in Public Affairs from Indiana University.

Jason Roeder – Powerhouse Dynamics, Director of Energy Products & Services
Jason is responsible for leading the continued evolution of the SiteSage platform. Jason has a deep background in energy management and energy efficiency across large enterprises and has lead PhD’s successful implementation across many food service concepts. Prior to PhD, Jason helped create and deliver energy efficiency solutions at EnerNOC. Also at EnerNOC Jason helped lead the creation of an Account Management group that ensured customer success across both energy efficiency and demand response programs. Jason has an MBA from MIT and an engineering degree from Stanford University.

Kevin Sok – Cox Enterprises, Manager of Engineering & Sustainability
Kevin has more than 17 years of extensive experience in the energy and engineering industry. His role entails developing and executing strategies to generate energy from renewable sources, energy management, evaluation and deployment of clean technologies, and environmental analytics. More specifically, experience includes evaluation of potential projects for self-development, acquisition or investing; overseeing engineering, construction, financial structure analysis, state and federal incentives analysis, renewable energy certificate (REC) markets, and developing off-take strategy. Currently, Kevin heads the initiative to centralize environmental data from various sources from across multiple business units and establishes governances and processes to capture accurate data and improve business processes.

Before joining Cox, Kevin worked at Southern Company and held various positions in engineering and marketing services. Holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Central Florida and an Executive MBA from the J. Mack Robinson School of Business at Georgia State University.

Alisdair McDougall – Verdantix, Research Analyst
Alisdair is an Industry Analyst in the Energy Practice at Verdantix’s London office. In this role he leads Verdantix research on energy management software and industrial technologies. His previous experience includes working for the energy and sustainability team at Peter Brett Associates, a development and infrastructure consultancy. Alisdair holds a Masters in Energy and Environmental Engineering from the University of Cambridge, as well as a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Cambridge.

View the webinar replay for The New Consumers of Utility Data here.

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