Brian Wilkerson

Duke Energy
Senior Manager of Data & Analytics Solutions

Brian is a Sr Manager of a Big Data and Analytics team at Duke Energy with a focus on driving cultural change through implementing advanced digital technologies. He is an innovator and entrepreneur at heart. He is the co-founder of the MADLab startup, dedicated to advancing Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning technologies throughout Duke Energy’s business. The MADLab has developed and implemented technologies such as Drone Data Image Analytics, Digital Kiosk Video Analytics, Neural Networks, Natural Language Processing and Object Character Recognition. Brian is continually looking for the next big thing that the MADLab can leverage to accelerate Duke Energy’s cultural change. Prior to Duke Energy, Brian spent 9 years at NASA. There he was responsible for Flight Communication Plans and manned a Communications Control Console in support of Space Shuttle launches including Delta, Atlas and Titan expendable rockets. Brian studied in South Florida and earned an Engineering Computer Science degree at Tampa’s Institute of Technology.


May 7, 2019

3:15  -  4:30

Grand Ballroom B

405: From Zero to Infinity: Duke Energy Showcase

Join our panel of experts from host utility Duke Energy as they showcase their analytics portfolio from across the enterprise and discuss how they are tackling business transformation head on and in the most innovative of ways. Don’t miss the takeaways you could apply at your utility.

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