Spintelligent, publisher of Smart Energy International magazine – the leading global portal for metering and customer management news, is pleased to announce that Mike Smith has joined the company as its Vice President and General Manager for North America. In his role he will lead Smart Energy International’s North American events and publishing operations.
Mike can be called a true industry expert with an impressive professional background of two decades of research into the utility IT/automation, smart grid and metering markets. Prior to joining Spintelligent, he was Senior Vice President of Sierra Energy Group, a leading utility IT/automation research and analysis group and a division of Energy Central. He has led and been involved in many of the leading research, publication, and event developments in the utility industry over the last twenty years, including co-founding and co-chairing the Knowledge CIO Summit, launching Utility Automation magazine, and contributing to numerous publications, conference programs, and research initiatives.
“We are delighted to welcome Mike to Spintelligent – his experience in the industry will contribute greatly to shaping our products in the North American and international markets, and will help keep Spintelligent at the forefront of this rapidly evolving industry sector, thereby further increasing the value our products deliver to our stakeholders,” says Rudi Leitner CEO of Spintelligent.
Spintelligent, a Clarion Events company, is recognized for its print and electronic publications, with market-leading brands including Smart Energy International, ESI Africa and Mining Review Africa. Its regular global events and exhibitions, as well its critical business intelligence and integrated marketing services make it a leader in its field. The company’s highly skilled resources in management, marketing, research and production allow for unique products bridging the developed and developing worlds.