Bob Borzillo, vice president of smart cities for Itron, is leading the company’s global smart city business development activities. Bob is a senior-level professional with over 30 years of experience in delivering, managing and selling utility solutions. Recently, Bob has been at the forefront of the smart cities movement both internally at Itron and externally as the executive representative for Itron on the Smart Cities Council. Bob has attended and spoken at a number of global smart cities events over the years. He also lead Itron’s participation in smart city projects in the United States including Envision Charlotte, Urbanova and the Dallas Innovation Alliance, while also supporting his colleagues globally in regional smart cities initiatives.
Bob started his career managing Nuclear IT projects at PECO Energy in Philadelphia and advanced into senior IT leadership roles. He has also been a partner in numerous start-up companies in the greater Philadelphia region. Joining Itron in 2003, he has held positions in sales and business development. Prior to his current role, Bob was a director focusing on managing Itron’s key global partnerships including IBM, SAP, Microsoft and Capgemini. Bob holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Villanova University. Bob is a current board member of Envision Charlotte and Research Triangle CleanTech Cluster both located in North Carolina.