Satish Kulkarni

SATISHSatish Kulkarni is an experienced Power Utility IT & Automation Practitioner with over 30 years experience, with international exposure. His professional interests are in area of Utility Process, Metering and distribution system automation.

Prior to joining EEDC, he worked as Chief Information Officer (CIO), in Essel Utilities, a startup utility distribution company in India; and a multi-billion dollar group with diverse business interest. He spearheaded the development of a strategic Roadmap for IT & Automation for Multiservice utility, and also implemented CRM, Billing and ERP System.

In the early part of his career, he worked in Oracle as a Director Utility Solution, where he was responsible for utility software systems like: Customer Care & Billing, Meter Data Management, and Network Management Systems.

Satish has worked in power distribution utility in India as an Automation Sr Manager. He equally worked with KEMA Consultant to create strategic Road Map for Automation. His areas of responsibility were - technology/vendor evaluation and delivering the ambitious automation program in a time bound manner, including - Sub Station Automation, SCADA, EMS/DMS/OMS, DA, AMR etc. He also worked as Head of GIS Group in NDPL with a business objective of Asset & Facility Management. 

He holds an Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering and also worked as a power distribution engineer with power utility.