Business Forum 2017, VIC |
Session 3: EcoStruxure: Innovation at every level
Our planet is facing an energy dilemma: consumption will grow by 50% at the same time we must cut our CO2 emissions in half. The only possible solution is to become 3 times more efficient. In this session, Schneider Electric will showcase how to ensure energy is on by making it safe, reliable, efficient, connected and sustainable. How to empower distribution utilities to run efficient grids reaching new levels of operational efficiency? How to deliver services, technology and software that meets IT and OT computing requirements to drive the new era of digital business? What is the future of industrial automation and innovation in smart machines to improve asset performance? Discover the power of EcoStruxure Innovation at Every Level and harness the promise of the IoT revolution.
Victor Dunand, Solution Architect, Energy Business, Schneider Electric
As a Solution Architect Victor helps Utilities, Electro-intensive and Commercial Industrial energy users to address the challenges of a more electric, decentralised, decarbonised and digital energy landscape. Involved across the different layers of operation and information system from the enterprise to the field devices: enabling energy to be safer, more reliable, more efficient and more connected through smart grid and microgrid applications.
Simon Mouat, VP for Energy Business, Schneider Electric
Simon has 25 years’ experience in Energy, Telecommunications & IT sectors across Australia, United Kingdom and New Zealand.
With responsibilities across the region, Mouat plays a key role in driving the growth and expansion of the Energy Business at Schneider Electric and in leading the effective execution of projects across Australia. With climate change pressures, rapid technology changes in the Energy landscape and the need to cut energy costs, Schneider Electric has the expertise to advise customers on the ways they can operate smarter whilst still meeting their business goals – both in the short and long term.
Simon brings strong leadership skills, expert knowledge and insight into end-user needs that allow Schneider Electric to meet customer demands.
Joe Craparotta, VP for IT Business & Strategic Segments, Schneider Electric
Joe Craparotta is a 25+ year veteran of the IT industry who has experience in many of the technological convergence shifts seen in the industry to date. After starting out early in his career as a founding partner of Indicium Technology Group his entrepreneurial and inquisitive style continued to draw him towards other technology firms.
Joe has held senior leadership positions across the IT, Industry and Energy Business Units within Schneider Electric and his current role sees him leading the IT Division which is heavily involved in the Data Centre Segment. Joe also leads the Strategic Segment teams in Pacific responsible for innovation and sustainability in the Water Waste Water, Mining Minerals Metals, Food & Beverage, Oil and Gas, Cloud, Defence and Infrastructure segments.
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