Vice President Sales and Solutions, IBM Global Energy & Utilities;
Co-Chair, the Smart Grid working group of the US-China Energy Cooperation Program
Brad is currently serving as Vice President of Sales and Solution for IBM’s Global Energy and Utility Industry. He is responsible for the development and execution of the industry’s strategy for sales, solution development and marketing. He is also responsible for the sales and execution of IBM’s Intelligent Utility Network growth initiative. Brad is currently on assignment in Beijing, China where in addition to his world wide responsibilities he leads IBM’s Energy and Utility growth case and manages the local E&U sales organization. Prior to taking his current position Brad served as the Industry Business Leader for Energy and Utilities in the Americas and as a Segment Executive for ERP and Supply Chain Solutions for IBM’s Communications Sector in the Americas.
Brad has also acted as a Principle and Project Executive in IBM's Rapid Application Development Practices. There he focused on selling and delivering custom applications and systems integration projects to the Utility, Public Sector and Telecommunication Industries.
Before joining IBM Brad served as a Captain in the United States Air Force. There he held positions in Strategy and Planning and as Flight Crew member on the B-52. Brad's formal education includes a BA in Political Science and a MBA in Finance, as well as extensive professional training while serving in the military.
Brad currently serves on the Board of the Center for the Commercialization of Electric Technology in Texas and Co-Chairs the Smart Grid working group of the US-China Energy Cooperation Program. Brad has testified in front of the US Congress on Energy issue and has been featured in article in Fortune and Business Week. Brad is also frequently asked for comment and insight from publication such as Economist, Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times.