Vice President, Industry Strategy, Oracle Utilities


Guerry Waters has more than 30 year of experience in global information technology strategy, organization, architecture, and business-driven IT solutions.
Waters served as executive vice president and chief technology officer of SPL WorldGroup since 2000, and joined Oracle Utilities when Oracle acquired SPL WorldGroup in 2006. Previously, he was vice president of energy information strategy at META Group (now Gartner), where he focused on customer management and the alignment of information technology with energy lines of business. He has also held positions as CTO and director of technology strategy and engineering at Southern Company.

Waters’ educational background includes concentrations in business technology and extensive course work in management, strategy development, and implementation planning. He is a frequent speaker and writer on issues surrounding the delivery of energy and water to customers and the IT strategies that help utilities meet their goals amid changing customer demands, regulations, and market structures.