PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Utilidata, Inc., a global software company partnering with utilities to modernize the electric grid, announced today that CJ Meiser has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Meiser has extensive experience in operations, product management, and customer support and previously led product and solution delivery teams for Schneider Electric.
“With more than 20 years of experience in global high-tech industries, CJ has a proven track of developing operational excellence and rapidly scaling companies,” said Scott DePasquale, Chairman and CEO of Utilidata. “He is skilled in aligning operations strategies to meet corporate strategic goals, which will be important for Utilidata as we expand our deployment and operational capabilities.”
Before joining Utilidata, Meiser served as Vice President at Schneider Electric where he launched the company’s industry leading data center monitoring system. He also led product and solution delivery teams, including the $40+ million embedded systems group and Global Design and Configuration teams. Prior to Schneider Electric, Meiser served as Senior Manager at American Power Conversion, responsible for its global portfolio of software and embedded management products. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Fairfield University and has secured two software patent grants.
At Utilidata, Meiser will continue to scale the delivery team, focusing on achieving excellence in customer delivery and support.
“I’m excited to join Utilidata and continue to grow the company in the global marketplace,” said Meiser. “The electric industry is changing rapidly and companies are looking for new ways to save energy and reduce carbon emissions. We’re proving that our technology can deliver those savings, while maintaining reliability and addressing challenges in integrating distributed resources and cybersecurity.”
Utilidata®, Inc. is a global software company that works with electric utilities to enhance energy efficiency and grid security. The company’s patented technology captures real-time data from the grid giving utilities information needed to save energy, mitigate issues caused by distributed energy resources, and better detect grid anomalies. With major clients including American Electric Power, National Grid and Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Utilidata is backed by leading venture capital firms and is expanding across North America, Asia, and the Middle East. The company has a world-class production, research and development facility at its headquarters in Providence, RI. For more information, please visit: http://www.utilidata.com or follow us @Utilidata on Twitter.