Chief Information Officer / CIO
Ian Fitzgerald is a senior information technology executive of 11 years in the Energy / Water Industry, he carries over two decades of full-stack hands-on experience with a vast array of technologies. Ian operates as a technology change agent for the strategic vision, design and build-out of advanced enterprise technology as the foundation of critical infrastructure that relies on highly-secured and highly-reliable services to safely automate real-time operations.
As a lifelong learner, eager to both build upon his academic foundation in information systems and business administration, and stay in tune with the latest technological strategies, Ian continues to search for, and implement bleeding-edge technologies of the next industrial revolution: Internet of Things (networks, communications, AMI), Automation (SCADA, industrial controls), and Artificial Intelligence (cyber security, GIS, Business Intelligence); pushing vendors and the industry to go beyond what is normal, and instead brace what can be game changing.
Ian is well active within the utility technology sector: having sat on a number of international industry boards, presided over the development of industry certifications, published articles in well-known journals, spoken at dozens of conferences and webinars, and awarded numerous awards for his efforts to continue to design and implement the next normal. All of this stems from a strong belief that success is driven through accountability, integrity, and the collaboration of ideas.