President & CEO of Landis+Gyr Americas
Prasanna Venkatesan currently serves as President & CEO of Landis+Gyr Americas. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of business within the region, including full P&L responsibilities for operations in both North and South America, customer satisfaction, development and execution of the regional growth strategy, as well as managing a broad portfolio of innovative products, solutions, and services to empower utilities and end-customers to improve their energy efficiency, reduce their energy costs and contribute to a sustainable use of resources.
Prior to his current role, Venkatesan served as Senior Vice President & General Manager for Landis+Gyr North America where he was responsible for the introduction and execution of all smart grid solution deployments for North American utilities.
Venkatesan serves as Executive Vice President of Landis+Gyr Holdings where he helps develop and execute the corporate strategy in conjunction with the worldwide company leadership team. He holds a Board of Director seat for Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), a national association of business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable. He also represents Landis+Gyr as a Board Advisor for the Metro Atlanta Chamber for Economic Development.
He holds a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from University of Oklahoma, Norman.