OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Black & Veatch today announced that Fred Ellermeier has been named to the Kansas City Techweek100 list. According to Techweek, the list identifies leaders who have made a significant impact on the technology and innovation ecosystem in which they operate.
Ellermeier is vice president and chief operating officer of the company’s Smart Integrated Infrastructure (SII) initiative. The group is responsible for projects ranging from the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the world’s largest electric car supercharger network to the development of ASSET360™, a leading data analytics platform focused on solving the biggest data set problems that exist. With these capabilities, the SII team is also leading Black & Veatch’s involvement in numerous smart city initiatives like Kansas City’s efforts with Cisco, Sprint and other leading technology vendors that is focusing on improving the efficiency and operability of the city’s infrastructure systems.
“It is an honor to be included as a member of the Kansas CityTechweek100,” said Ellermeier. “Black & Veatch’s SII team works across the company to create innovative infrastructure and data analytics solutions for our clients. Our focus on uniting data and technology to traditional services is driving the evolution of smart cities and smarter, more resilient utilities.”
The Techweek100 includes leaders of fast-growing tech companies, prominent investors, key enablers of the digital ecosystem, creators of new technologies, and other innovators that make important contributions to their field. The Techweek100 is not a ranking, but rather an annual list of 100 most distinguished technology organizations and their leaders selected by the Techweek community, Techweek Advisory Boards, and the Techweek team. Kansas City Techweek will take place September 14-20.
- Black & Veatch has more than 100 offices worldwide and consistently ranks among the leaders in Engineering News-Record for its power, telecommunications, water and oil and gas capabilities.
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About Black & Veatch
Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2014 were US$3 billion. Follow us on www.bv.com and in social media.
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