Mani Vadari

President and Founder, Modern Grid Solutions

Dr. Vadari is Founder and President of Modern Grid Solutions delivering consulting and training services to a global set of entities (cities, utilities, and vendors) seeking deep subject matter expertise in developing the next-generation electric energy and other sustainable mechanisms. Also, he is an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington and a Technical Consultant to the New York State Smart Grid Consortium where he participates in an architecture role in the core REV team. His past roles have been VP of Infrastructure at Battelle Memorial Institute, Partner and Global lead for System Operations and Smart Grid at Accenture, a Lead engineer at ESCA Corporation (now GE Digital Grid Solutions). 

Dr. Vadari has published over 50 Articles and several blogs on a broad range of subjects ranging from Electric System Operations to Smart Grid to Big Data and the Internet of Things. Dr. Vadari just released his latest book “Smart Grid Redefined – The Transformation of the Electric Utility” to strong reviews from industry and academia. Dr. Vadari’s 1st book “Electric System Operations – Evolving to the Modern Grid” has received 5 Star reviews from industry leaders.  Both books are available at leading book-sellers.

A Smart Grid and Smart Cities expert, he offers sought-after perspectives on the entire electric value chain.

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