Alistair Pim

Alistair Pim

Alistair Pim is Vice President of global strategic alliances for Schneider Electric. In this role Alistair is responsible for Alliance strategy and process across all Schneider Business Units, including forming alliances in the Energy Management field. Alistair is a seasoned business development executive, with specialties in Strategic Alliances, Sales, Marketing and Global Account Management. He spent the past 19 years in the IT and telecom industry initiating, developing and growing strategic global relationships with industry leaders such as IBM, CISCO, Siemens, Nortel, Microsoft. Alistair is a Board member and on the Executive Council of ASAP (Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals), and a Certified Strategic Alliance Professional (CSAP).

Microsoft and Schneider Electric Partner on “Appathon” Aimed at Promoting Energy Efficiency and Changing the Way We Use and Experience Energy

The way we use, consume and experience energy in cities hasn’t changed much in almost a century. Schneider Electric and Microsoft believe it’s time for a change. What the world… Read more »

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Solar Decathlon: A Third Industrial Revolution City in Miniature

I just got back from a visit to Paris and was fortunate to be able to visit the Solar Decathlon in Versailles, a competition where some 800 students designed energy… Read more »


Effective Alliances Require Education on Partnering

Large companies in the IT space are used to forming partnerships and alliances with one another to jointly serve customers. They have well-established best practices for how to make the… Read more »

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Momentum is Building Behind Microsoft CityNext Initiative

Back in July I wrote a post about the launch of the Microsoft CityNext program and how Schneider Electric will be taking advantage of the Microsoft Azure Cloud platform to… Read more »

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The Internet of Things Presents Big Opportunities – and Will Require Lots of Partnerships

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Internet of Things World Forum in Barcelona, an event hosted by Cisco and sponsored by 16 of its… Read more »

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IBM and Schneider Electric Partner on Video Solution to Make Our Cities Safer

I live in the Boston area so was following with great interest the case of the Boston Marathon bombings last April. Like others across the country, and indeed the world,… Read more »

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Jeremy Rifkin Says China Can Lead the Third Industrial Revolution by Focusing on Renewable Energy

In a post a few months ago I mentioned Jeremy Rifkin, whose book “The Third Industrial Revolution” I found to be an insightful argument for how we need to move… Read more »


Schneider Electric Partners with Caesars Entertainment on EV Charging Stations

In my last post I wrote about the recent launch of the BMW i3 electric vehicle and explained how EVs could be a catalyst for upgrading the electric grid in… Read more »

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Electric Vehicles are Good for the Environment – and for the Concept of Smart Cities

Last week’s launch of the BMW i3, BMW’s first electric vehicle, is generating a fair amount of chatter among auto enthusiasts as well as folks who are simply concerned about… Read more »


How Alliances Can Help India Meet Its Lofty Growth and Energy Goals

I recently returned from a trip to India where I met with executives from some of our industry partners and also attended a meeting of the Association of Strategic Alliance… Read more »

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