Uday Deshmukh

ADEUday Deshmukh is an ICT and Automation professional with over 29 years experience in the power distribution sector. He holds a Master of Engineering (Electronics) from Marathwada University, India, and has a strong global understanding of power utilities.

He started his career as Instrumentation and Testing Engineer for state owned power generation utility in India, where he worked for both generation and distribution sectors and later joined North Delhi Power Limited (a Tata Power Company), a leading private power distribution utility in New Delhi, where he was instrumental to the execution of many automation and ICT initiatives, some of which are: OFC network, SCADA/DMS, Metering, AMR, Network Analysis and Planning, etc.

Uday also worked with Secure Meters, a leading meter company in India; IBM as a member of global centre of competence for utilities; Oracle Corporation as utility consultant in JPAC region and with Essel Utilities, a private utility company in India where he delivered complete IT applications suite for their pan India utility business across 5 towns.

He later worked with BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd. (a Reliance Infra Group Company), a private power distribution utility in New Delhi, India where he was responsible for the management of complete IT set up which include: SAP, SAP/ISU billing, CRM, OMS, SCADA, Enterprise Network and many others.

Uday is a member of CIGRE and holds Master of Engineering in Electronics from Marathwada University (India). He is currently the Head, Information and Communication Technology, EEDC