Zac Canders specializes in program management and in advanced technology implementations for smart grid and other utility applications. This includes leading design, development, configuration, implementation, and support of smart grid solutions and services. His experience encompasses onsite smart grid project management at utilities across the U.S., including many of the nations’ largest. Zac serves on the board of DistribuTECH, an annual energy convention, and recently chaired smart grid at the World Energy Engineering Congress. He contributes to the industry trade journals and initiatives. This includes leading the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Department of Energy Sponsored Outage Data Initiative, which aims to share outage data programmatically.