Senior Manager of Advanced Analytics and Intelligence
Dr. Vega has been an energy and analytics consultant and researcher for the last 14-years. In the last 5 years, Rolando has led Analytics staff development and contributed to the creation of the brand-new department called Enterprise Advanced Analytics at CPS Energy. He has led teams in the development, deployment and hyper-care of 2 brand new technologies: Outage Prediction and Vegetation Management and worked for 2-years in ESMO where his team created insights worth millions of dollars. Prior to joining CPS Energy, Rolando was Director of Research at the University of Texas where he led the R&D and product delivery in the subjects of renewable energy forecasting, LiDAR analytics, load forecasting and grid integration and optimization at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Before UTSA, he was at ABS Group, a global 1700+ employee risk management firm where he started and was responsible for the renewable energy consulting business in US, Mexico, Brazil and China. Rolando has a Ph.D. in Wind Science & Engineering from Texas Tech University and holds a Professional Engineer license in Texas.