Ottawa, ON—Harris Utilities is pleased to announce that Chris Lewis has been appointed Executive Vice-President of Harris Utilities SmartWorks, the smart grid innovation engine of Harris Utilities. Under Lewis’ leadership, SmartWorks will accelerate its strategy to bring new smart grid offerings to market, meeting the evolving needs of utilities and leveraging the tremendous opportunity within this space.
“Lewis’ demonstrated leadership, sound understanding of smart grid technologies, and strong familiarity with data analytics made him the ideal choice for Executive Vice-President of SmartWorks,” said Rob DiMurro, President of Harris Utilities.
Lewis has held a variety of leadership roles with retailers and vendors in the energy and utility sectors over the past 15 years. Most recently, he served as Vice-President of Business Development for Harris Utilities SmartWorks where he played an integral role in driving growth for MeterSense and CustomerConnect, two of the key solutions within the SmartWorks portfolio.
“I am excited to advance the spirit of innovation that exists within the SmartWorks team, with a special focus on creating new offerings for the smart grid and smart water markets,” says Lewis.
In addition to his work in the utilities sector, Lewis is a graduate of the University of Calgary, a former professional football player with the Canadian Football League’s Calgary Stampeders and BC Lions, and a proud father of two.
About Harris Utilities
Harris Utilities Group (an operating group of Harris Computer Systems) is the leading provider of utility technology in North America and the Caribbean. Harris Utilities provides enterprise level integrated solutions for customer information, utility billing, financial management, and smart grid applications. With over 35 years of industry experience, thousands of customers depend on our portfolio of focused products developed directly for the utilities market.
Its SmartWorks division develops applications directly for the smart grid market that are easy to implement and most relevant to consumers. SmartWorks goal is to create whole new categories of products that will transform the industry and evolve the smart grid.
For more information, visit: harrisutilities.com/smartworks
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