This presentation is a review of the 2018 European Utility Week event. The brief covers the main topics of the show: meter hardware, communication technologies, IoT, and energy storage and solar power.
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Senior Research Manager
David Green leads a team of analysts, focusing on the smart buildings, smart utilities, and charging infrastructure markets and bringing key technology trends, research, industry knowledge, and consumer analysis to clients through syndicated and custom research.
He has been invited to speak at events, such as European Utility Week and Distributech, on the rise of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) as a leading case study for IoT adoption and at wireless power conferences across the globe. He joined Omdia (formerly IHS Markit) in 2013 as a senior analyst in the physical security team and previously spent five years at an automotive technical consultancy on vehicle antitheft system, crime, and security research.
David holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Cardiff University, Wales, and he is based in Wellingborough, UK.
Susanne focuses on industrial communications, discrete machine-safety components, and switchgear as a member of the manufacturing technology team. Previously, she worked at Cranfield University as a research assistant. Susanne holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in physics with astrophysics from Nottingham Trent University. She is based in Wellingborough, UK.
Alex Kaplan is a member of the smart utilities infrastructure team and focuses on smart metering hardware and network infrastructure for water utilities. Alex also leads research on utility software and services (electricity, water, and gas utilities), as well as information and operational technology spending.
Alex joined Omdia in 2018 and is based in Austin, Texas. He holds a bachelor's degree in natural resource management from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas.
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