2019 - PI World - San Francisco - Transmission and Distribution
Intro by Industry Principal
Introduction and overview of state of the industry by our Transmission & Distribution Industry Principal
- Transmission & Distribution
Kevin Walsh is OSIsoft LLC's Industry Principal for Transmission and Distribution. OSIsoft (www.osisoft.com) delivers the PI System, the industry standard in enterprise infrastructure, for management of real-time data and events. Mr. Walsh is engaged mainly in Transmission/Distribution/Smart Grid and AMI areas. He has over 20 years of experience in the Utility space covering areas in Demand Side Management (DSM), Retail Operations; software supporting central markets, complex billing, Meter Data Management, and smart grid applications such as DER, Microgrids, and PMUs. He works with product management/development to support new functionality in his area of responsibility and field sales for applying the PI technology to assist in the new Utility challenges that many of them face. Mr. Walsh previously worked at SAP and AREVA T&D. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Bill McEvoy is a Global Industry Principal with OSISOFT covering Transmission, Distribution, Smart Grid and Distributed Energy Resources. Bill spent thirty four years' working in the utility and information technology profession at Eversource Energy formerly Northeast Utilities. With his last role as the Director of Information Technology - Business Solutions - Real Time Systems for Eversource Energy. He is still active participant on several industry committees associated with Smart Grid, Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and Cyber Security. Bill has a strong understanding of the principles of Information Technology as related to utility business systems processing along with a strong understanding of the Transmission, Distribution, Gas and Generation business processes. He also was the Program Director for over 8 Transmission, Distribution and Gas Control Centers for Eversource during his career.