Dr. Ben Zhang

Duke Energy
VP / GM, Market Solutions Analytics

Ben Zhang leads an organization of analytics professionals, including data scientists, solution architects, data science consultants and quantitative modelers. This team delivers analytics solutions that improve customer focus, increase operational efficiency and provide a safer and more engaging working environment. Zhang focuses on the analytical infrastructure, business processes and/or platforms required for generating and analyzing information, providing optimal input into marketing, operational and strategic decisions on the basis of sound data analytics.


October 24, 2018

1:30  -  4:00

Grand Cypress G

PC4: The Great Utility Merger 2.0: The Unification of Customer & Grid Operations

This workshop will present executive viewpoints and lessons from the field on the topic of distribution grid innovations. Today, with the advent of energy prosumers, two-way energy flows, microgrids, EV charging infrastructure and intelligent IoT devices, the line between grid and customer is blurred. Fortunately, utilities have an opportunity to embrace technology and innovative business … Continued

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