Dr. Gary Fauth is a Senior Utility Consultant for Modern Grid Partners. Gary has decades of utility expertise associated with the design, refinement, and regulatory procedures of smart grid business case filings. Gary has deep financial modeling expertise that helps clients develop the business case for smart metering, business systems, renewable, and grid technology investments. He has extensive knowledge in meter-to-cash optimization and has supported utilities across the world with regulatory approvals associated with smart metering investments.  Prior to Modern Grid Partners, Gary was a Professional Executive Consultant supporting advanced metering deployments at both Iberdrola and Pacific Gas and Electric.  Dr. Fauth is a Price Fellow and holds a doctorate of philosophy in economics from Harvard University.