This webcast features perspectives from operational technology (OT), information technology (IT) as well as the general industry outlook, to provide attendees insight into the challenges utilities are facing today as well as a holistic view into smart grid strategies to more...
Grid threats increase daily - from foreign foes, terrorists, criminals and hackers. Utilities are tasked with guarding against a rising tide of potentially disruptive intrusions into their power grid and electronic networks. What will it take to keep the power more...
Monday Jun 24, 2013
- Tuesday Jun 25, 2013 -
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - USA
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Frank Hoogendoorn joined Cognera Corp. in 2002 and is currently the Senior Director of Business Solutions. Frank is responsible for leading all systems architecture, design, and development. In addition, a key part of Frank's role is discovering how Cognera's systems can be utilized to solve customer needs.
Prior to joining Cognera, Frank was employed at Enron Canada Corp. where he played the lead role in building the tactical systems required to support the ongoing operations of Enron Direct. Frank also was the lead business analyst in the Alberta market for developing Enron's long-term strategic energy retailing systems. Additionally, Frank has several years experience in systems development for a variety of business solutions, including purchasing and inventory systems, reservations systems, financial research systems, and electric utility infrastructure support systems.
Frank holds a Bachelor of Management Degree from the University of Lethbridge, with a double major in Finance and Management Information Systems, as well as a Business Administration Diploma with a Major in Accounting.
The analogy was excellent. I was at a conference listening to Gary Hoover, of Hoover Online fame, draw a parallel between tsunamis and business trends. Tsunamis may seem like sudden events that appear without warning; but they are actually the result of plate tectonic activities that have taken place, days, weeks and even months beforehand.