Dr. Mani Vadari, Senior Associate - Smart Grid
Dr. Vadari is a well-recognized electric industry leader and visionary, with over 30 years of experience delivering business and technical solutions for transmission, distribution, and generation operations, wholesale markets, Smart Grid, Cyber security/threat assessment, and Smart Cities. Mani has a multi-year track record of delivering value on a wide range of technology and business solutions. He leads a team of experts who deliver complex and innovative technology, business, regulatory, and financial solutions to electric utilities, suppliers, regulators, corporate boards, and policymakers worldwide. Mani is also an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington and an Adjunct Professor at Washington State University. Lastly, Mani is a Technical Consultant to the New York State Smart Grid Consortium where he participates on an architecture role in the core REV (Reform the Energy Vision) team. Mani has published two popular books, “Smart Grid Redefined: Transformation of the Electric Utility” and “Electric System Operations – Evolving to the Modern Grid, 2nd edition”, and has authored over 100 industry papers, articles and blogs.