December 9, 2020 UTC Webinar


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About the Webinar

Learn how to reduce IoT wireless network deployment time, complexity, and risk with Cisco’s Design-In partnership with Ventev. Industry experts from Cisco and Ventev will discuss how utilities can use simple, plug-and-play, validated designs for secure, cost-effective deployments of intelligent utility distribution and substation automation management.

Presenters will discuss how to:

  • Decrease engineering complexity of smart/digital utility deployments
  • Secure intelligence across indoor and outdoor networks (IT/OT)
  • Power and protect network equipment in remote locations
  • Utilize cost-effective and efficient resources in utility deployments

Meet the Speakers

  • Frank Marcellino, Vertical Market Executive – Utilities, Tessco
    Frank Marcellino has over 20 years of sales and technical management experience with Tessco, working primarily in the Utilities wireless communications sector. In his current role as Vertical Market Executive – Utilities, he works with Tessco’s sales, marketing, product, and technical teams to maximize Tessco’s value to utility customers and their systems integrators.

  • Jim Baker, Sr. Electrical Engineer, Ventev
    Jim has over 30 years of experience in power system design and testing, and he is the engineer behind many of the power solutions Ventev will be presenting in this webinar.

  • Jared VanAllen, Strategic Alliances Manager, Ventev
    Jared is a seasoned IT veteran with decades of experience in Systems Engineering, Sales and Management with companies like Cisco and AT&T. Jared has been with Ventev for 3 years and has worked with some of our largest customers. Jared is experienced with the needs of utilities through his work with Cisco and various systems integrators over his career.

  • Dave Schmitt, Lead IoT Solutions Architect, Cisco
    Dave is a 20-year veteran at Cisco focused on the Utility market and Utility customers globally. His role as the lead solutions architect in the IoT Utility team is to define and deliver validated end to end solutions for utility customers. Dave has a focus on integrating security and delivering customer relevant solutions to the utility market.