Roy Pratt named Chief Solutions Architect, bringing wealth of experience in technology strategy, enterprise architecture, integration and security to Utility Clients.
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., January 9, 2014 — BRIDGE Energy Group, a leading consulting and systems integration company that transforms utility operational performance, today announced industry executive Roy Pratt, joins the company as the Chief Solutions Architect.
Mr. Pratt will be responsible for solution architecture and the incorporation of technology and innovation into BRIDGE Utility solutions. He will be providing technical direction and leadership to support regional delivery and business growth, the definition of new transformational solution offerings, and act as practice leader for utility security offerings.
“BRIDGE Energy Group continues to attract the best and brightest in the industry and Roy is certainly a prime example of that model. His combination of OT and IT solutions expertise with specific security and Smart Grid domain expertise will help accelerate the growth and continuous improvement of BRIDGE’s current and future offerings,” said David E. Olsson, CEO of BRIDGE Energy Group.
Prior to joining BRIDGE, Mr. Pratt was Chief Technology Officer at HP for the Manufacturing, Industrials and Energy/Utilities Practice. In that role he served as the escalation point for technical delivery issues, program governance & service quality and solutions development for all energy clients.
Mr. Pratt also has an extensive background in business transformation and solution architecture for Smart Grid programs. He has provided security and business case development, metering and sensor integration development, software integration, enterprise architecture design, analysis and implementation planning, energy efficiency, and network and communication architecture for numerous utilities since 2000.
Mr. Pratt has provided analysis, recommendations and hands-on guidance for major infrastructure and application technology implementations across the manufacturing, industrial and energy sectors.
Mr. Pratt has a proven track record of technology leadership and innovation and is a strong facilitator for business and technology change. He utilizes his formal training in engineering combined with IT industry training in Enterprise Technology Strategy, Service Oriented Architecture, Compute Infrastructure and Communications Technology to shepherd client organizations through the implementation of next-generation technologies.
About BRIDGE Energy Group
BRIDGE Energy Group is the leading consulting and systems integration solutions company focused on transforming utility operational performance. BRIDGE combines business, OT and IT domain expertise to deliver and optimize innovative grid operations solutions. BRIDGE solutions and expert services enable engagement at any stage in the lifecycle, from strategy & regulatory to implementation & operation. Founded in 2004, BRIDGE is headquartered in Marlborough, MA. For more information on BRIDGE, please contact 888-351-8999 or visit www.BridgeEnergyGroup.com.