Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Bit Stew Systems Inc., a world-leading provider of integrated, real-time network operations for the utility industry, is pleased to announce that Michael Allman has joined its Board of Advisors.
Kevin Collins, CEO of Bit Stew Systems says, “We are thrilled with the addition of Michael to Bit Stew’s Board of Advisors. Mike is a highly regarded Board level executive and former CEO with a proven track record of growing, restructuring, and optimizing businesses through his innovation and leadership.”
“Mike’s vast experience and expertise in the utility industry is a tremendous asset to our company and will help advance Bit Stew’s long-term growth and global success,” says Kevin.
About Michael Allman Since 1998, Michael has held a number of leadership positions with Sempra Energy, an $11 billion Fortune 300 energy services company in San Diego, CA. His most recent position was Chairman, President and CEO of Southern California Gas Company, the $4 billion, largest natural gas distribution company in the United States. He led his team in achieving record profits and a #1 ranking in customer service among large natural gas distribution companies.
Previously Michael was President and CEO of Sempra Generation, a $2 billion electric generation business. He holds approximately 15 years of management experience in the electric generation and energy industries, through various executive roles at Sempra. Earlier, Michael had an 11-year career at The LEK/Alcar Consulting Group, holding business development and consulting roles in the U.S., Europe, and South Africa.
Michael is a Certified Management Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor. He holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University.
About Bit Stew Systems Inc. & Grid Directorâ¢ Bit Stew Systems Inc. is a world-leading provider of integrated, real-time network operations solutions for the utility industry. Bit Stew’s flagship product, Grid Director, is revolutionizing the way the utility industry deploys, operates, secures and optimizes smart grids globally. Grid Director’s game-changing approach offers customers an in-depth, interactive and real-time view of their smart grids enabling them to make more agile and informed decisions that elevate their business operations. Founded in 2005, Bit Stew Systems is a private company that is headquartered in Canada with offices in the USA, Australia and Spain. Bit Stew was named to the Gartner Cool Vendors in Energy & Utilities list for 2014 and the Frost & Sullivan Entrepreneurial Company of the Year – North American Service Solutions for Utilities. Learn more at http://www.bitstew.com. Follow us on Twitter: @grid_director.