Big data and data analytics are terms used increasingly to describe the current state and future opportunities of enterprise energy management. To gain greater insight, GreenBiz Group, in partnership with Siemens Building Technologies, surveyed energy managers from large corporations, hospital systems, governments and educational institutions.
The results highlight the early nature of using big data analytics for enterprise-level energy management and identified three common misconceptions. Join us for a discussion about how organizations are leveraging big data for energy enterprise management. During this webcast, you’ll learn:
- Three common misconceptions are about using big data analytics for enterprise-level energy management
- How to manage data quality and quantity to take “big data” and turn it into actionable information
- Immediate actions energy managers can take today to advance their big-data analytics program
Bob Dixon, Vice President of Industry Affairs, Siemens Infastructure & Cities
Bob Dixon serves as the Director of Industry Affairs, Building Performance & Sustainability for Siemens Industry, Inc – Building Technologies Division. He is responsible for strategy development, market positioning, and Industry Leadership on efficiency and sustainability in buildings.
Dixon serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of State Energy Officials, served as the Vice Chair for the Alliance to Save Energy, and is a past president of National Association of Energy Service Companies. Previously, he served as the Senior Vice President, Global Head, Energy and Environmental Solutions for the Building Technologies Division and was the first designated Senior Principle Expert for the 39,000 employee Building Technologies Division.
Dixon earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, and is a graduate of the Minnesota Executive program at the University of Minnesota.
Chris Brophy, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, MGM Resorts International
Chris Brophy is the Vice President of Corporate Sustainability for MGM Resorts International. In this capacity, Chris has a leadership role in developing, executing and communicating the company’s programs for environmental responsibility. Chris also oversees the planning, analysis, and capital budget management for energy conservation projects at all MGM Resorts International properties, and is responsible for the company’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions inventory and reporting.
Before joining MGM Resorts International in his current role in 2007, Chris was the Director of Technology Projects and Operations for The Breakers Palm Beach, a luxury resort and club in Florida. In this role, he managed strategic technology and operational initiatives for departments throughout the organization. In addition, Chris oversaw financial reporting and budgeting for the Technology Services Division, as well as the capital budget for all technology investments at The Breakers. He previously served MGM as a Senior Associate in Corporate Strategy.
Chris earned his Bachelors and Masters of Business Administration degrees from the University of Arizona and the University of Arizona Eller College of Management.
John Davies, Vice President & Senior Analyst, GreenBiz Group
John Davies is vice president and senior analyst at GreenBiz Group, heading up independent research regarding green strategies and business operations and the sustainability profession. Davies also leads the GreenBiz Executive Network, a member-based, peer-to-peer learning forum for sustainability professionals.