Speakers

The Digital 360 Summit Speakers bring together practitioners, researchers, thought leaders, policymakers, and others to share their diverse perspectives and deep expertise. Inspired and challenged attendees can ask probing questions. Read on to learn more about the improvers and innovators who will present as Digital 360 Summit Speakers.

August 8, 2022 – Keynote Announcement — Richard Schwartz, President and CEO of Anterix, will keynote the Smart Networks & IoT session on September 6 at 10am. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. Anterix delivers the broadband spectrum for building smart infrastructure, smart utilities and smart cities in the US.


August 7 — Keynote Announcement — Peter Londa, President & CEO of Tantalus Systems, will keynote the Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning Session on September 8 at 4:30pm. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. Tantalus Systems comprehensive suite of smart grid solutions includes advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), demand-management technologies, data analytics, distribution automation and street lighting control systems.


August 6, 2022 — Speaker Announcement — David Inbar, CEO of Dejalytics, will be speaking on the Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Panel on September 8 at 5pm. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. Dejalytics delivers products that predict and forecast energy price movements 15min ahead and in real-time helping generators, utilities, industrial and commercial prosumers, and energy aggregators to optimize their purchase and use of energy.


August 5, 2022 — Speaker Announcement — Jeff DeCoux, Chairman of the Autonomy Institute, will be speaking on the Smart Mobility & Beyond Panel on September 6 at 4pm. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. A consortium focus on the development and deployment of Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence in edge infrastructure in partnership with government, industry, academia and public alliance to create the policies, markets, jobs, and community benefits.


August 4, 2022 — Speaker Announcement — Kevin Beaty, President of Yunev, will be speaking on the Smart Mobility & Beyond Panel on September 6 at 4pm. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. Yunev is strategic advisory and EV industry consulting firm with members that have over 20+ years of commercial vehicle and E-Mobility business and technology commercialization experience.


August 3, 2022 — Speaker Announcement — Darran Anderson, Director of Strategy and Innovation at TXDOT, will be speaking on the Smart Mobility & Beyond Panel on September 6 at 4pm. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, TXDOT is governed by the five-member Texas Transportation Commission and an Executive Director. TXDOT’s Administration oversees the organization, which comprises 25 districts and many divisions. The geographical districts plan, design, build, operate and maintain our state highways.


August 2, 2022 — Moderator Announcement — Don Morrison, Former executive with Intel and Chordiant Software, will be moderating the Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Panel on September 8 at 5pm. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. Intel’s vision is to “Drive innovation that makes the world safer, builds healthy and vibrant communities, and increases productivity.”


August 1, 2022 — Moderator Announcement — David Forfia, Chairman Emeritus of the GridWise Architecture Council “GWAC” and Member, will be moderating the Platforms & Cloud Computing Panel on September 8 at 2:30pm. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. The GridWise Architecture Council (GWAC) is a team of industry leaders who are shaping the guiding principles, or architecture, of a highly intelligent and interactive electric system—one ripe with decision-making information exchange and market-based opportunities.


July 22, 2022 — Master of Ceremonies Announcement — Claudia Roeschmann, Associate Director for Design Innovation of the Material Application Research Center at Texas State University, will be the Master of Ceremonies “MC” for Digital 360 Summit 2022. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. Digital 360 Summit is the premier event for executives driving digitalization, decentralization and decarbonization transformations.


July 21, 2022 — Speaker Announcement — Greg Flay, VP of Technology and Data at Austin Energy, will be speaking on the Smart Energy & Utilities Panel on September 7 at 10:30am. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. Austin Energy is more than just an electric utility. They are 1,700 of your friends and neighbors with a mission to safely deliver clean, affordable, reliable energy and excellent customer service — 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


July 18, 2022 — Speaker Announcement — Daniel Gregory, CEO and Founder of Available Power, will be speaking on the Smart Energy & Utilities Panel on September 7 at 10:30am. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. Available Power is dedicated to building the renewable energy system of the future. Its team has the right mix of utility experience, innovation, analytics, and industry reach to deliver uniquely reliable clean energy systems.


July 15, 2022 — Keynote Announcement — Carlos Nouel, VP of Innovation and Transformation Programs at National Grid, will keynote the Smart Energy & Utilities session n September 7 at 10am. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. National Grid is an international energy delivery company. In the U.S., National Grid delivers electricity to approximately 3.3 million customers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island, and manages the electricity network on Long Island under an agreement with the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA).


July 14, 2022 — Speaker Announcement – Byron Rojas, CEO & Founder of Easy metering, will be speaking on the Smart Energy & utilities panel on September 7 at 10:30am. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. Headquartered in Boca Raton FL and a founding member of TXST CIEDAR, Easymetering is a leading 4G/5G smart metering company with operations in the US and Latin America.


July 11, 2022 — Moderator Announcement — Bill Marsh, Principal and Senior Consultant at CMG, will moderate the Smart Mobility and Beyond panel on September 6 at 4pm. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. CMG is the premier management consulting form focus on smart energy, smart utilities, smart cities and smart building planning. CMG is also the owner of Digital 360 Summit, the premier event for executives driving digitalization, decentralization and decarbonization transformations, as well as the owner of Digital RoundTable, a weekly podcast where Digital Tranformation Leaders get interviewed and share their insights.

Richard Medina, Interim EVP Energy Delivery Services at CPS Energy, will be speaking on the Smart Energy & Utilities panel at Digital 360 Summit 2022 on September 7 at 10:30am. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. CPS Energy is the nation’s largest public power, natural gas, and electric company, providing safe, reliable, and competitively-priced service to more than 907,526 electric and 373,998 natural gas customers in San Antonio and portions of seven adjoining counties.


Dr. Yusuf Mehta, Professor / Graduate Coordinator and Rowan EWB Adviser at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering / Director of Center for Research and Education in Advanced Transportation Engineering Systems (CREATEs) at Rowan University, will be delivering the Smart Mobility Keynote at Digital 360 Summit 2022 on September 6 at 3:30pm. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. 


Trey Mendez, Mayor of City of Brownsville, will be speaking on the Smart Cities panel at Digital 360 Summit 2022 on September 6 at 1:30pm. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. The City of Brownsville is going through a major digital and decarbonization transformation that will also create a new space economy in southern Texas and Mexican border.


 Dr. John S. Butler, Director of Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs / J. Marion West Chair for Constructive Capitalism in the Graduate School of Business / Professor in the Management Department / Sam Barshop Fellow at The IC2 Institute at UT Austin, will be delivering the New Business Models keynote at Digital 360 Summit 2022 on Sep 8 at 9:15am. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person.


Kathy Kuras, President and CEO of YMCA Austin, will be delivering the sustainability keynote at Digital 360 Summit 2022 on September 6 at 9:45am. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. YMCA’s cause is to strengthen community with the Austin Y committing to elevate quality of life, educate and inspire, and drive community and change.


Hope Shimabuku, Regional Director at Texas Regional US Patent and Trademark Office, will be delivering the Patent and Trademark Keynote on September 7 at 9:15am. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is the federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks. In doing this, the USPTO fulfills the mandate of Article I, Section 8, Clause 8, of the Constitution that the legislative branch “promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.


Jordan Crenshaw, Vice President of US Chamber of Commerce Technology Engagement Center, will be delivering the Industry 4.0 keynote at Digital 360 Summit 2022 on September 6 at 9:30am. The event will be held at the JW Marriott downtown Austin TX. We expect 600 people in-person. Since its founding, the U.S. Chamber has advocated for policies that help businesses create jobs and grow our economy. Today, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization.


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