Andres Carvallo is the founder and CEO of CMG Consulting, a strategic planning and advisory firm focus on Smart Grids, Smart Utilities, Smart Cities, and Smart Buildings. Additionally, Andres has three key roles at Texas State University. Andres is a Materials Applications Research Center (MARC) Fellow, Professor of Innovation in the College of Science and Engineering, and Co-Director of Connected Infrastructure for Education, Demonstration and Applied Research (CIEDAR) Center. CIEDAR has 100 PhDs, 32 traditional labs, and 9 living labs focus in 5G/IoT, Mobility, Utilities, Cities, Infrastructure and Buildings, Energy, Water & Wastewater, Sensors, and BigData/Software.
Carvallo is the author of “The Advanced Smart Grid” and the Editor of 35 titles in Power Engineering, Telecom/IoT, and Building Technologies. Carvallo has received 36 industry awards since 2005. Carvallo has held c-suite and senior executive roles at Austin Energy, Philips Electronics, Digital Equipment Corp, Borland and five telecom and Internet startups. Carvallo started his career as a Windows Product Manager at Microsoft in Redmond, WA. Carvallo received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering degree from The University of Kansas with a concentration in Robotics and Control Systems. And Carvallo also has received post-graduate certificates in Business Management from Stanford University, in Quality Management from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania, and in Power Utility Management from The University of Idaho.