23 Sep Chris Crane Exelon CEO joins ETS17, plus first class of ETS17 thought leaders investing $75 Billion in energy infrastructure
Austin, Texas – September 23, 2016 – Zpryme announced today the first class of thought leaders for ETS17, including Chris Crane, President and CEO of Exelon Corporation, the nation’s largest electric utility. Mr. Crane will be a keynote speaker on March 30, 2017.
Mr. Crane will join several leading North American energy executives who are driving a global energy transformation to meet customer-centric demands for both clean energy and advanced technologies. ETS17 will take place in Austin, Texas on March 27 – 30, 2017.
Combined, the first wave of ETS17 energy executives lead organizations that earn $66 billion in annual revenue, serve 24 million electric and gas customers, employ 70,000, and have publicly announced energy infrastructure investments totaling more than $75 billion over the next 10 years.*
“We’re thrilled to announce a lineup of energy leaders who are leading by example when it comes to innovation,” said Jason Rodriguez, CEO and Co-founder of Zpryme. “This year’s class of thought leaders need like-minded partners so they can continue to move the needle in the energy industry. Our goal is to make ETS17 the number one platform for new ideas, partnerships and collaboration for all who attend.”
ETS17 // EXECUTIVE LINE-UP
Chris Crane, President & CEO, Exelon Corporation
Ben Fowke, Chairman, President, CEO, Xcel Energy
Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy & Finance, State of New York, Chair of the NYSERDA Board
Dr. Ellen Williams, Director, ARPA-E
Jessica McDonald, President & CEO, BC Hydro
Joseph Hamrock, President & CEO, NiSource
Larry Weis, GM & CEO, Seattle City Light
Mary Powell, President, & CEO, Green Mountain Power Corp
Paula Gold-Williams, President & CEO, CPS Energy
Julia Hamm, President & CEO, Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA)
ETS17 // DESIGN FOR ENERGY
What Zpryme gleaned from ETS16 is that an energy transformation is clearly emerging from the chaos—now is the time to shape it. Zpryme is calling on all the creative and curious minds of energy to convene for a three-day energy conversation on the state and future of unified design at ETS17.