Metro Atlanta Energy Series Events are hosted Wednesdays from 12:00-1:30 p.m. in the Centergy Building, Suite 335 (Hodges Room) 75 5th Street, NW, Atlanta Georgia 30308 unless otherwise noted.
Remaining 2016 Calendar and Topics:
- Wednesday, April 27, 2016, The Power of Smart Energy Management: How Cities, Businesses, and People are Adapting Energy Innovations to Create a More Sustainable Future
Latanza Adjei is the Vice President for Sales at Georgia Power. She leads the company’s efforts in marketing and sales support, products and services, national accounts and energy efficiency. A native of Atlanta, she earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a certified energy manager. She also serves as an advisory board member for VOICE (Georgia Power’s employee resource group for African-American professionals) and is a past of the company’s African-American Women’s Networking Group.
Jennifer Clark is the Director of Georgia Tech's Center for Urban Innovation and an Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy. Dr. Clark publishes work on the development and diffusions of urban and regional policies and their effect on cities and their economic resilience. Her book Remaking Regional Economies won the Best Book Award from the Regional Studies Association in 2009. She published Working Regions in 2013 and the Handbook of Manufacturing Industries in the World Economy in 2015. She has worked on innovation policy projects with a broad range of organizations including the OECD and the Canadian, UK, and US governments. She earned her Ph.D. from Cornell University, an MPlan from the University of Minnesota, and the BA from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. She is the current vice president of the Economic Geography Specialty Group (EGSG) of the Association of American Geographers.
Terry Sullivan is a Master Engineer in the Large Gas Turbine Division of Siemens Power Generation. In this position, he focuses on mechanical design aspects of the next generation of large frame gas turbines as well as the existing operating fleet. His experience also includes combined cycle thermodynamic design and performance testing, risk management, and negotiations. Terry holds a P.E. license and a B.S. M.E. degree from Virginia Tech.