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Smart grid gets local

Grid modernization track

Smart technologies at the feeder level and below—that’s the focus for this session. From IEDs to enterprise software to communications, we’ll cover what you need to know to integrate smart technologies and manage the influx of data that comes with them. 

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Adam Guglielmo

Adam Guglielmo is a director of business development for ABB Wireless Communication Systems (formerly Tropos Networks) with a focus on Electric Utilities and Smart Grid.

He is based in Raleigh, NC and has over 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry in product management, marketing, sales engineering, and business development. Before joining ABB, he spent over seven years at Juniper Networks in a variety of roles, and he has also spent time at Covad Communications, and DirecTV Broadband.

He has B.A. from Dartmouth College, a J.D. from the University of Colorado, and is a member of the California State Bar.

Howard Self

Howard is a 1987 Graduate of Clemson University, where he received his Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering. He has over 27 years experience in protection, control and automation in utility transmission and distribution systems.

He spent his first 12 years of his career as a Substation Relay, Protection and Control Engineer for Santee Cooper.  Howard was involved in Engineering, Operations, maintenance and Design of Transmission, Distribution, and Generation substations while at Santee Cooper. 

Howard has worked the next 15 years as both an Engineering Manager for Substation Automation Systems and Product Manager for Transmission and Distribution Automation Products. Howard has participated in large utility and industrial protection and automation projects involving modern numerical microprocessor protection devices and high-end substation automation products. 

Howard has experience in delivery of systems using both DNP and IEC61850.  He has been active in CUEPRA, IEEE, UCA, and DNP users groups.  He is currently the Program Manager for ABB’s Distribution Automation Smart Grid Center of Excellence.  Howard is responsible for helping close the product gaps through R&D and product development in ABB’s DA Smart Grid Portfolio. Howard is presently a member of SGIP.
Howard Self


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