Executive Vice President, E Source
Jim Ketchledge, a certified PMP, is one of the most experienced and successful AMI and Smart Grid project managers in the industry and the founder of Excergy Corporation. With more than 30 years of experience, Jim is a recognized leader in the utility industry who has helped dozens of clients from the early stages of projects through to 'go-live.' He has melded project management skills, deep technical and engineering expertise, along with people and change management skills to manage all aspects of intricate implementations. His experience includes leading one of the very first Meter Data Management System implementations in the industry, deploying many complex utility projects, and rescuing troubled projects for various utilities. His project management work has contributed significantly to projects that have won industry awards for outstanding performance. Jim has authored many articles and is a utility conference fixture with highly rated workshops and courses. His book, 'Successful Smart Grid Implementation,' is the definitive guide on smart grid project development and implementation. Jim holds Master and Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical engineering from Drexel University and Syracuse University, respectively.