Ken Geisler is Vice President of Strategy for Siemens Smart Grid in the United States. He has over 30 years of management and technical experience in defining, designing, developing and implementing large integrated solutions in the energy industry. Previously he was chief architect, Smart Grid, with Siemens Energy & Automation. From 1991-2004, he was president, CEO and chairman of the board of Configured Energy Systems Inc., which grew from a company with two employees to one with a staff of 150 people and annual revenues of $17 million. He earned a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering and an M.S. in electrical engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.