It’s not a matter of "if," but "when," utilities can no longer be successful merely being asset owners and intermediaries — these business models are being threatened across nearly every other industry.”
As a key leader in Navigant’s strategy, policy, and regulations team, Ted Walker is a strategic advisor to energy companies, focused on growth opportunities and the changing role of the utility in the evolving energy ecosystem. He has worked with many large and medium electric and gas utilities to develop and plan for strategies that diverge from their “business as usual” mindset. His content focus areas include distributed energy resources, alternative transportation fuels (including electric vehicles), noncommodity products and services, digital customer transformation, innovation strategy, emerging technologies (including particular depth in blockchain), and M&A. Ted has worked across the utility value chain, with particular focus in energy retail, T&D, customer front/back-office, and shared services.