Charles Vincent

Distinguished Engineer, Global Center of Competency for Energy and Utilities

Charles is a Distinguished Engineer working in IBM’s Global Center of Competency for Energy and Utilities. He has twenty plus years of experience designing and delivering technical business solutions for Energy Utilities. He has hands on experience with most utility systems including Customer Information Systems, Complex Billing, AMR/AMI, Distribution Automation and Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems. Charles is a founding member of IBM’s Intelligent Utility Network Architecture Council, and has helped drive many of IBM’s strategic initiatives in the Energy and Utilities space in particular, AMI, Smart Grid, data analytics, mobility and cloud. Charles has provided architectural and implementation leadership on numerous Smart Grid projects working with utility companies and industry groups such as EPRI. Experience with CAD/CAM systems, Finite Element Analysis, RF Propagation models, industrial power solutions, and most manufacturing processes. As a manager, he is respected for the high rate of retention of his subordinates, a reflection of his management style, which respects diversity and individualism while engendering teamwork.


October 24, 2018

1:30  -  4:00

Grand Cypress I

PC5: Analytics and the Fight for Resilience

Extreme weather, wild fires, earthquakes, cyber attacks, terror threats; elevated external threats are driving new thinking and approaches to grid reliability. Join your peers for a workshop exploring analytics as a critical tool in the fight for resilience. Led by Tim Paydos, IBM VP of Government Industry Solutions and emergency management leader, hear the latest … Continued

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