Richardson, TX, January 15, 2014
Fujitsu, a leading provider of business, information technology, and communications solutions, announced today that the Dallas Business Journal (DBJ) named John Chowdhury, Utility PracticeDirector, Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., to its annual “Who’s Who in Energy.” Editors describe those who made the list as “…the movers and shakers in the ever-changing, fast-moving energy industry ….”
In recognizing Chowdhury’s contributions to the industry, the DBJ cited his “…efforts to modernize the electric grid, making it secure, cost-effective, resilient, scalable and ready for smart grid implementation.” His 25 years in the energy industry includes playing a pivotal role in designing and securing funding for the nation’s first-ever Smart Grid implementation.
“I’m honored to have been included in the Dallas Business Journal’s list along with the CEO’s of Luminant, Ambit Energy and others and look forward to assisting in building customer centric utilities,” said Chowdhury. “Helping utilities modernize their networks pays-off through improved energy efficiency and increased reliability of the distribution system. These advances benefit everyone in the energy ecosystem, from generation to energy retailers and end-users themselves.”
In working with North American energy companies, Chowdhury develops unique networks of the future with modernization programs and network operations offerings tailored to support utilities as they adapt to meet new demands for scalability, reliability, standards, and security. His business and technology experience is sought-out by utilities looking for guidance in the areas of Smart Grid/AMI/distribution automation, business case development, customer relationship management, billing and telecommunications/wireless networks.