This presentation discusses the joint effort of OSIsoft and CISCO toward providing enabling technology for the AMI / SmartMeter project. By partnering their infrastructures, the two companies plan to provide the real-time data, distributed intelligence, and integrated communication needed to create a Smart Grid which can balance loads, support renewable generation, and provide consumers with detailed information about their energy usage.
Martin Otterson is the General Manager, Data Center and IT division of OSIsoft has more than ten years of software industry experience and success. Mr. Otterson has been at OSIsoft since 2003 where he has lead the Wiredcity business unit as the visionary for entrance of the PI system within the IT Monitoring space. Prior to OSIsoft and Wiredcity; Mr. Otterson worked at Cisco Systems, where he was instrumental in the Cisco Systems acquisition of the Unity product line from Active Voice. Mr. Otterson began his career at Active Voice, where he provided senior leadership in the Unified Communications marketing and sales strategy drove strategic partnerships, customer acquisitions, and business development. Mr. Otterson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Western Washington University.