Soorya Kuloor

Symbiant Analytics
President & CEO

Soorya Kuloor is the President & CEO of Symbiant Analytics. Soorya has more than 23 years of experience in the utility industry. Most of his career, Soorya has focused on founding and building technical teams that are focused on development and delivery of software, analytics and simulation solutions for the utility industry. He has led multiple analytics solutions deployment projects at utilities and partner vendors. He has also led and performed multiple analysis studies for transmission and distribution utilities, and regulatory authorities for DER integration and optimization. He has also published number of articles in industry publications and magazines. An avid speaker, he has also presented at multiple industry forums such as FERC, IEEE, Distributech and other conferences on distribution system analytics and optimization.

Before founding Symbiant, Soorya was Practice Director for Distribution Operations and CTO for Advanced Grid Analytics at Landis+Gyr. Soorya was the co-founder and CTO of GRIDiant Corporation, where he led the development of a suite of Grid Analytics products, which was acquired by Landis+Gyr in 2014. His past experience includes CTO position at Optimal Technologies, and lead software development positions at Hewlett-Packard, Agilent Technologies and Verano. Soorya holds a Ph.D. in Power System Optimization from the University of Calgary, Canada.

Sessions

May 8, 2019

10:30  -  11:15

Harris

603: Big Data Architecture Simplified

With all the buzz around big data architecture such as Hadoop, data lakes, data warehouses and machine learning, there is a lot of confusion over the meaning of these terms and how they differ from traditional IT systems. The goal of this session is to simplify and explain these buzzwords and the overall big data … Continued

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