John Dirkman P.E. provides product and program management for advanced integrated Smart Grid systems from concept through sales, design, development, implementation, and maintenance. He is responsible for driving Nexant's Smart Grid vision and strategy and ensuring product success in the marketplace. Mr. Dirkman has been with Nexant since 2015 and was previously with Schneider Electric. He has served as product and program manager for a wide variety of Smart Grid implementations. Mr. Dirkman is an active member of the IEEE and the Power & Energy Society.