Redwood City, CA, September 22, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- eMeter announced today that energy technology industry veteran Denise Rushing has joined the management team as Vice President of Marketing, the latest in several key staffing additions as eMeter has grown to nearly 100 employees.
Previously, Ms. Rushing served as General Manager for Invensys’s Goodwatts business unit, which launched a breakthrough end-to-end demand response and in-home network technology for electric utilities. Over the past two decades, she has led the marketing and business development of a variety of revolutionary energy technologies. Notable roles have included Vice President of Marketing and Sales for CellNet Data Systems from 1996 through 2000, Vice President of Business Development for Sage Systems, a home-control technology start-up, and Director of Sales and Marketing at PG&E. Ms. Rushing brings over 25 years of extensive experience in energy management and technology, with a reputation for innovative industry leadership.
“Denise Rushing brings an accomplished level of industry experience and innovation to eMeter,” said Cree Edwards, eMeter’s Chairman and CEO. “She will provide eMeter with both solid executive leadership and visionary marketing and business development capabilities. Ms. Rushing further strengthens eMeter’s team as eMeter has progressed to the next level. In the past 12 months, we have added experienced managers, developers, implementation engineers, and other seasoned professionals: this tripling of our staff ensures we will continue to provide world class support to our utility clients, who have committed to using our software for nearly 20 million electric, gas, and water meters.” All eMeter employees are exclusively focused on the software and services that drive utility automation and smart grid technologies.
“I am thrilled and honored to be joining eMeter,” said Ms. Rushing. “This firm has taken over two decades of industry learning and offers a software platform that enables utilities to get the most from any advanced metering infrastructure.” She added: “No other company has this level of innovation and experience in meter data management. eMeter delivers a platform for utilities that demand performance without compromise to meet their business objectives now and in the future.”
Ms. Rushing brings to eMeter an exceptional record of leading growing organizations and guiding new initiatives to maturity. Her successes have included guiding CellNet’s marketing and sales transition from start-up to the first industry-accepted network-based meter reading system. In the 1990’s, she launched PG&E’s award-winning Commercial Energy Efficiency Services Program and the utility’s Clean Air Vehicle Market Development, efforts that were instrumental in PG&E receiving the 1991 U.S. Presidential Award for Environmental Quality.
Since 1999, eMeter Corporation of Redwood City, California, has provided software that enables electric, gas, and water utilities to realize the full benefits of their Advanced Metering initiatives. eMeter’s solutions allow for demand response and real-time monitoring of resource usage, resulting in greater energy efficiency and more reliable service, while minimizing the cost and risk of AMI deployment, data management, and business operations.
EnergyIP™, eMeter’s software platform, is an Advanced Metering Information System with three major elements: 1) a Meter Data Management System (MDMS), 2) an integration platform for linking a variety of meter data collection systems to a variety of utility information systems, and 3) Business Process Management applications specializing in advanced metering implementation, operations, and maintenance.
eMeter's experienced professional services team is available to plan, install, and configure the EnergyIP software, as well as provide strategic consulting services related to meter data management, advanced metering, and demand response.
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