RYE BROOK, N.Y.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) executives are participating in the 2016 American Water Summit from December 5 – 7 in Miami, Florida. Xylem Vice President of Strategy and Business Development Albert Cho will serve on a panel in the opening plenary of the preconference workshop, Big Data, Big Cities: Empowering the Digital Utility. In the session Cho, along with business leaders from water utilities, consultancy firms, IT systems providers and public-private water partnerships will discuss the current vision of the digital utility and outline how they see the future unfolding.
“Water industry leaders have the opportunity to use ‘big data’ to create a step change in the productivity of the water utility sector across the United States and the globe”
“Water industry leaders have the opportunity to use ‘big data’ to create a step change in the productivity of the water utility sector across the United States and the globe” said Cho. “By providing smart solutions and data management capabilities to the water industry, we are working to better meet the evolving needs of water utilities. Collaborating with other industry leaders at forums like the American Water Summit helps us ensure that the water sector can maximize the benefits of the digital future.”
Also as part of the preconference workshop, Colin Walsby, Vice President of Strategic Solution Development at Xylem’s Sensus business, will lead a roundtable discussion on billing and metering in the digital utility. Sensus, which was acquired by Xylem in October 2016, is a leader in smart meters, network technologies and advanced data analytics serving the water, electric and gas industries.
The American Water Summit brings together senior executives and top decision-makers from water, energy, finance, technologies and cities to talk about the business of water. The summit is a major annual business meeting for the American water industry and serves as a platform for connecting the public and private sectors. This year, Xylem is a silver sponsor of the meeting.
Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services, and agricultural settings. With its October 2016 acquisition of Sensus, Xylem added smart metering, network technologies and advanced data analytics for water, gas and electric utilities to its portfolio of solutions. The combined Company’s nearly 16,000 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2015 revenue of $3.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all – that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.