Blogger Biographies

Gert Andersen

Gert Andersen

Gert Andersen is chief technology officer for Schneider Electric’s Gutor technology solutions. He has worked with UPS technology since 1984, including expertise in industrial UPS for nuclear projects since 1994. He has held various roles in R&D and quality management prior to becoming a CTO.

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Application needs in sectors including oil & g...

Gabe Andrews

Gabe Andrews

Gabe Andrews has over a decade of experience in the data center environment with a focus on the design, construction, and implementation of data center infrastructure. The longevity in the market have brought an understanding that an efficient data center design begins with a complete understanding ...

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A Little Water Is Not Always A Large Savings

Charbel Aoun

Charbel Aoun

As Senior Vice-President for Smart Cities, Charbel Aoun is in charge of defining, implementing and managing the group’s strategy, business development, business models and partnerships across the world. Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Charbel was Managing Director in Cisco, and ran the Smart ...

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Solving your Smart City Puzzle

Stephen Apple

Stephen Apple

Steve started his career as an Automotive Engineer- crashing cars into the wall for General Motors- later evolving to durability testing. He entered the world of instrumentation and control in mineral processing, evolving to Chemical and Refining process and process control. Steve served on the ISA ...

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Situational Awareness- What’s it all about? Part...

Lola Arce

Lola Arce

Lola Arce developed marketing strategy; implemented marketing programs; and plans, executes, and evaluated traditional, web, and electronic marketing campaigns geared towards gaining new clients and upselling the existing client base.

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Long-term savings part of the pipeline operator’...

Gabriel Arce

Gabriel Arce

Gabriel Arce is currently a Consulting & Modernization Offer Manager in Field Services at Schneider Electric. Prior to Schneider Electric, Gabriel worked for Toshiba as an Engr. Manager for MV/LV AC induction motors. From 2006-2012, Gabriel was at ABB Inc as an Estimator, Product Manager, and ...

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NFPA 70E and NEC: Aging Equipment in the Era of Ar...

Lionel Ardid

Lionel Ardid

Lionel Ardid is the Tools & Sales Enablement Manager for the Commercial & Industrial segment within Schneider Electric’s IT division. With over 18 years of experience in the UPS world, Lionel brings his expertise to focus on customer power management needs. His background includes roles in...

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Industrial UPS vs. Standard UPS: Fundamental Diffe...

Diego Areces

Diego Areces

Vice President Mining, Minerals and Metals Solutions, Industry Business Schneider Electric Diego Areces is globally responsible for Schneider Electric’s Mining, Mineral and Metals business, developing strategic customer relationships that enable their sustainable growth. Currently based in China, ...

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Redefining the complex value supply chains of the ...

Miles Auvil

Miles Auvil

Miles Auvil was a National Account Manager for the Federal Energy Solutions team at Schneider Electric. He was responsible for helping federal agencies with their Energy Management Life Cycle and has a specific focus on Advanced Metering Infrastructure, Energy Management and Energy Savings Performa...

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There’s No Need to Wait to Start Metering ...

Victor Avelar

Victor Avelar

Victor Avelar is a Director and Senior Research Analyst at Schneider Electric’s Data Center Science Center. He is responsible for data center design and operations research, and consults with clients on risk assessment and design practices to optimize the availability and efficiency of their data...

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The value of simplification