Simon leads the Utility Solutions Group for CGI’s U.S. Operations. He has more than 25 years of management, strategy, sales, product development and operational experience in delivering software solutions to the utilities industry. He has held senior leadership positions with CGI and Logica (now part of CGI). In his current role, Simon is responsible for managing a portfolio of utility industry solutions for mobile workforce management, outage management, work and asset management and energy efficiency. Currently, he is launching CGI OpenGrid360, a global suite of solutions and services which allow network operators to securely centralize and manage quality operational  data to support acceleration of grid modernization initiatives.

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Balancing speed and stability to reinvent utility operations for the energy transition

April 22, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored our need for a reliable energy supply, which is something we typically take for granted. Today, utilities must respond to rapidly changing demand profiles caused by stay-at-home orders. The good news is they are well-prepared and experienced in dealing with ...

Solving data challenges to accelerate the energy transition

January 14, 2020 The energy transition is a technological, cultural and organizational sea change—and data is the means by which utilities can solve the foundational challenges of the transition.