Kevin Cornish is vice president, smart grid at Utilligent. A respected advisor, he has a passion for helping utilities improve operational and organizational performance, particularly on leveraging enabling technologies to support transformational initiatives. Kevin has focused on how to best utilize the investments in technology solutions to improve operational efficiency and facilitate a more sustainable, party distribution grid. Kevin has over 35 years in the utility industry and has been particularly involved with Advanced Metering Initiative implementations, providing strategic advisory services by extracting value from AMI initiatives for electric, gas, and water utilities across the U.S. and Canada. He has led strategy development, business case assessments, vendor selection, implementation planning, and benefits realization efforts. He has also supported DA, ADMS, OMS, technology roadmap, DR integration and other operational technology initiatives.