John Beichman is an Executive Consultant with Excergy and leads the firm’s CIS/CX/FIS practice area. A 22-year veteran of multiple CIS strategy and selection engagements, John is fully immersed in both utility best practices and the CIS application marketplace. In his 30 years of service to the industry, John has worked for a utility, started a successful consulting company, Rekadom, Inc., served as an expert witness and worked for technology firms as solution architect, project manager, program manager, quality assurance advisor, and business development specialist. He specializes in the technology and business impact of smart metering & grids as well as CIS/CX. John has a bachelor’s degree with honors from Harvard University and a Master’s in Information Resource Management from Syracuse University.