Jim Frazer, Gridaptive Technologies
As President of Gridaptive Technologies, Jim Frazer possesses an in-depth knowledge of the commercial and industrial sales and marketing process as well as that of control system integration, networks, and protocols. He has proposed, engineered and managed large commercial and governmental automation projects in the US and Europe. He possesses an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master's degree in Business Administration.
Within the US Department of Transportation Intelligent Transportation Systems domain, Jim chairs the ITS NTCIP 1213 working group, which is developing adaptive lighting and energy standards including support for vehicle to infrastructure communications. He is an active contributor to the US Department of Energy's "Smart Grid" standards being developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Jim also chairs the IES Roadway Lighting Energy Management committee which is currently developing Design Guide 28 - "The Guide for Selection, Application and Maintenance of Roadway Lighting Controls". Jim has developed and presents a range of training course for in the domains of energy and lighting controls and standards for the Institute of Transportation Engineers, the International Municipal Signal Association, the IEEE Power & Energy Society as well as the United Nations Telecommunications Union's Smart Grid and Intelligent Transportation working groups for standards harmonization.