News | June 26, 2014

Aclara Technologies LLC Names New Head Of Consumer Engagement

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Stephen Smith has joined Aclara Technologies LLC as the General Manager of its Consumer Engagement (CE) business unit, located in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Aclara is a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure, software and services for electric, gas and water utilities.

Mr. Smith comes to Aclara with extensive experience in energy, demand response, smart grid and water efficiency programs for investor owned and municipal utilities. He previously worked as the Vice President of Sales for EcoFactor, a cloud-based analytics platform serving the residential energy management marketplace. Prior to EcoFactor, Mr. Smith spent 20 years at Honeywell Utility Solutions in a variety of leadership roles.

As the General Manager of Aclara’s CE business unit, Mr. Smith will provide strategic leadership and management of software solutions and professional services for consumer engagement, demand side management and smart grid programs.

“Aclara is the industry leader in providing a comprehensive suite of consumer engagement solutions to utilities,” said Smith. “Our innovative new CE platform builds on our best-in-class analytics foundation and adds new capabilities such as Business Intelligence, Program Evaluation and API Architecture. Our solution will allow utilities to engage their customers and drive measureable results at a whole new level. I am very excited to be leading this talented and accomplished team.”

Mr. Smith earned a master’s degree in business from Northeastern University, and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.

About Aclara
Aclara® represents the industry’s leading Intelligent Infrastructure technologies for providing device networking, data-value management, and customer communications to water, gas, and electric utilities globally. Over 500 utilities in nine countries rely on proven Aclara solutions to connect with their customers. Aclara Technologies LLC is owned by Sun Capital Partners. For more information, visit www.Aclara.com.

SOURCE: Aclara