Jim Plourde

Photo of Jim PlourdeAs a business leader, entrepreneur, and public speaker, Jim Plourde has been involved with energy management, data networking, and related intellectual property for more than 15 years. As a founding member of Schneider Electric's Powerline Communication organization (Easyplug, Grenoble France), Mr. Plourde led the business development and marketing activities of Easyplug's global activities, focusing on low-voltage powerline communication solutions.

Mr. Plourde is the national business development manager for Schneider Electric Energy Solutions' Federal Government business, where he leads their Utility Energy Services Contract and Enterprise Solutions activities.

Mr. Plourde holds a bachelor of science in bioengineering with concentrations in electrical engineering and chemistry, as well as a master of business administration with a focus in finance.