Yania Paez is a Program Manager for the Smart Grid & Innovation team at Florida Power & Light Company (FPL). In this role, she is responsible for leading the smart meter analytics and the customer facing smart grid initiatives. This involves driving new smart grid technologies integration into operational processes leveraging change management and the agile IT process. The goal of the smart meter analytics projects is to proactively predict and identify equipment failures type conditions in order to address them before they occur. Some important projects being led by Mrs. Paez are: the proactive service, under voltage, and 3 phase open neutral investigations, along with the high voltage transformer replacements. Mrs. Paez holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and her Masters of Engineering Management from Florida International University. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is a Six Sigma Black Belt.