Steve Collier is joining Milsoft Utility Solutions, a developer of engineering, operations, and management software for utilities, as Vice President of Business Development.
Prior to joining Milsoft, Collier served as VP of Business Intelligence for the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (Herndon, Virginia) where he was responsible for investigating emerging technologies and new business opportunities. He began his career in System Planning at Houston Lighting & Power Company and subsequently held positions with Power Technologies, Inc., Sandia National Laboratories, C H Guernsey & Company, Cap Rock Energy and Util-LINK LLC, interspersed with several entrepreneurial ventures.
Collier is a speaker and author on new and emerging energy, telecommunications and information technologies and their implications for businesses and their customers. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (summa cum laude) from the University of Houston, Texas, and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering as a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow in Engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.