Innovation at Baltimore Gas and Electric
PRESENTED BY: Calvin G. Butler Jr., Director, CEO, Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE)
SUMMARY:This keynote presented by Mr. Calvin G. Butler Jr., CEO, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, will provide a bird’s eye view into the innovations being deployed by BGE. Digital technologies are being deployed as part of a larger shift to driving a culture of innovation.
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Rick Cutter, Managing Director, Cloud for Utilities
He has over twenty years of experience managing the delivery of technology solutions for utilities. As a Managing Director for Cloud for Utilities Mr. Cutter has established the Cloud for Utilities strategy in collaboration with Mr. Snead. Mr. Cutter brings a realistic view of the needs and concerns of this industry; especially as it relates to cloud technologies.
For AAC Utility Partners, of which he is a co-founder, he leads implementation strategy, planning and client team implementation support team. These services are delivered for On-premises and Cloud solutions exclusively to the utility industry.
In addition to his on-premise utility software experience, he also managed the first Cloud SaaS CIS model for the utility industry. This business model was a variable price model service based on consumption without license fees. The business focused on the emerging deregulated energy markets in the late 1990’s. In those early days, the model was referred to as Application Service Providers (ASP).
Calvin G. Butler Jr., CEO, Baltimore Gas and Electric
Calvin G. Butler Jr. is the chief executive officer of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE), the nation’s first gas utility. Butler is responsible for ensuring BGE’s successful execution of the following key areas: safety, reliability, customer service, and diversity and inclusion. He is a member of BGE’s Board of Directors and the executive committee of BGE’s parent company, Exelon.
Butler serves as vice-chair of the Gridwise Alliance, an advocacy organization promoting modernization and innovation for the nation’s electrical grid, as an Independent Trustee of the PNC Funds Board, and on the Board of Directors for RLI Corp serving as a member of its audit and nominations/governance committees.
Prior to becoming CEO in March 2014, Butler was BGE’s senior vice president, regulatory and external affairs. Butler also served as Exelon’s senior vice president of corporate affairs and held other leadership positions at Exelon and BGE’s sister utility, ComEd (Chicago).
Before joining Exelon in 2008, Butler held senior leadership roles in external affairs as well as manufacturing with the print, digital and supply chain solutions company RR Donnelley. He spent his early career with CILCORP (Central Illinois Light Co.), where he held positions in government affairs, legal and strategy.