I have 42 years of experience, and specialize in the field of electric energy with specific knowledge in the areas of operation, planning and regulation. I have published on such topics as market mechanisms, high voltage direct current and operations. I have testified 22 times on topics such as building wiring, grounding and software business plans. I have more than 41 years of industrial experience as a consultant, expert witness, and of academic experience in the United States and Europe. I have led research, development, and implementation for power system operation and planning using classical analytics and computational intelligence for adaptive agents.I am an internationally recognized expert in the area of electric energy auction markets, capital budgeting, power system analysis, and real option valuation. I am nationally recognized as one of the leading business experts on business trends within the utility industry and on trends forced by internal and external economic drivers. My expertise extends from smart grid, phasor measurements, data mining, power system optimization, electric energy market modeling, energy and emission management, control automation for distributed generation and storage, technology innovation, bulk power operations, generation and transmission planning, operator training, energy risk management, distribution operations, energy management systems, supply chain management, demand response strategies, settlement systems, to portfolio decision analysis of interchange contracts.