Mani Vadari

President and Founder, Modern Grid Solutions

Dr. Subramanian Vadari is founder and president of Modern Grid Solutions (MGS), delivering consulting and training services to a global set of smart grid companies seeking deep subject matter expertise in setting the business, technical and strategic direction to develop the next-generation electric/energy system.

Vadari has been delivering solutions to the electric utility industry for more than 25 years, focusing on transmission/distribution/generation operations, energy markets and smart grid. Vadari is considered a subject matter expert, offering sought-after perspectives.

Prior to forming MGS, Vadari held various senior positions at Accenture, Battelle Memorial Institute, and Alstom Grid. He is a frequent keynoter at industry events in the U.S. and abroad, and he serves on boards of several companies and industry groups.

Vadari’s Smart Grid Training is delivered to educate the executives and management of the new workforce. His book “Electric System Operations – Evolution to the Modern Grid” is available at leading book sellers and has received five-star reviews by industry leaders. Vadari has published almost 50 articles and several blogs in leading business and technical journals.

Vadari holds a MS degree and Ph.D from the University of Washington in Seattle, and he is a senior member of the IEEE.

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