Big trends driving Connected Energy and the Future of Utilities

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Episode Summary

What role is technology playing when it comes to accelerating the energy transition and innovation? In this episode, we were fortunate to have the opportunity to sit down with SAP’s Innovation Evangelist and Futurist Tom Raftery, to discuss key trends changing the sector landscape and how Connected Energy will have an impact on utilities today and in the future.

  • Changing perspectives and shifts in global trends
  • Connected Internet of Energy explained
  • New business models for utilities
  • What’s in store for energy clients
  • Future view of the digital workday

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Bio

Tom Raftery is a Global Vice President for multinational software corporation SAP, an adjunct professor at the Instituto Internacional San Telmo, and a board advisor for a number of start-ups. Before joining SAP, Tom worked as an independent industry analyst focusing on the Internet of Things, Energy and CleanTech and as a Futurist for Gerd Leonhardt’s Futures Agency.

Tom has a very strong background in technology and social media having worked in the industry since 1991. He is the co-founder of an Irish software development company, a social media consultancy, and is co-founder and director of hyper energy-efficient data center Cork Internet eXchange – the data centre with the lowest latency connection between Europe and North America. Tom also worked as an Analyst for industry analyst firm RedMonk, leading their GreenMonk practice for over 7 years. Tom serves on the Advisory Boards of SmartCities World and RetailEverywhere.com.

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