Bob Borzillo

Principal, Smart & Connected Communities Consulting

Bob Borzillo, was formerly vice president of smart cities for Itron, and lead the company’s north america smart city business development activities.  Bob is a senior-level professional with over 30 years of experience in delivering, managing and selling utility solutions. Recently, Bob has been at the forefront of the smart cities movement and was the executive representative for Itron on the Smart Cities Council.  Bob has attended and spoken at a number of global smart cities events over the years. He also was active in Itron’s participation in smart city projects in the United States including Envision Charlotte, Urbanova and the Dallas Innovation Alliance, while also supporting his colleagues globally in regional smart cities initiatives.   Bob currently is a board member of Envision Charlotte.

Bob started his career managing Nuclear IT projects at PECO Energy in Philadelphia and advanced into senior IT leadership roles.  He has also been a partner in numerous start-up companies in the greater Philadelphia region. Bob had worked at Itron for over 10 years and held positions in sales and business development.   Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Villanova University.

Tuesday, April 16
11:00 am - 12:15 pm • The Smart and Resilient Power Grid – Powering Your Smart Citystage
In this facilitated discussion, smart city and utility experts will discuss the huge changes facing our electricity grid such as exponential growth in connected devices, intermittent renewable energy and risks like cyber threats and extreme weather events. Learn how utilities are dealing with these evolving challenges to ensure the continuity, security and resilience of our electrical grid.