Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation, serving customers in over 100 countries to help them manage their process and energy in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. As a market leader in electrical products, systems and services, Schneider Electric is critically linked to the future needs of a smarter electrical grid infrastructure. In particular, our Microgrid offer is dependent on many different technologies across a variety of existing product portfolios. Andy is responsible for driving technology roadmaps necessary to align these portfolio evolutions to simplify and enable deployment of effective grid-edge solutions. Aligned to this mission, his most recent technology attention has been around the combination of advanced battery-based energy storage solutions with highly efficient inverters as enabling sub-systems for broadly integrated distributed energy resources.
Beginning with Square D Company in 1985, Andy has led a variety of key product development and technical innovations during his 30+ year tenure with Schneider Electric and holds 21 patents relating to circuit protection, relaying and power control. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University Iowa and an MBA from Duke University.