Influential Energy Industry Executive, David Elve Joins PayGo
Online PR News – 05-January-2012 – – PayGo market momentum continues – Influential Energy Industry Executive, David Elve Joins PayGo
Atlanta, GA January 2, 2012 - PayGo, the smart grid software and services provider which enables the rapid provisioning of smart grid “apps” such as “pay as you go” services, announced today that David Elve has joined PayGo as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.
As Executive Vice President, Mr. Elve is charged with expanding PayGo’s brand, sales, and business development activities. Mr. Elve most recently served as Vice President for Sensus. He has also served as Vice President and Principal Consultant with Enspiria Solutions, Vice President with Landis+Gyr, and as Group Vice President with Atos Origin. He previously served for ten years in various management and executive positions with Schlumberger and Convergent Group.
Mr. Elve is also a founder and Past President of the Smart Meter Manufacturers Association of America (SMMAA). He was recently named to the Fierce Grid 15 Most Influential People in Energy.
"PayGo has developed some of the first ‘Killer Apps’ for the Smart Meter. With additional functionality, increased memory and downloadable firmware, smart meters can now be loaded with PayGo applications and provide increased value for the utility and added flexibility for the consumer” says PayGo Founder, Ron Sewell, "David Elve brings in-depth knowledge and energy experience along with an expansive professional network to PayGo. His expertise in developing and managing major industry relationships will be leveraged to further grow our business."
“PayGo’s solutions demonstrate that Smart Grid systems can utilize distributed intelligence to provide more real time information which is both demanded by the consumer and can be leveraged by the utility.” says David Elve.
Mr. Elve holds a bachelor of science in business administration from Auburn University and earned an MBA in finance from the Stetson School of Business at Mercer University. Most recently Mr. Elve completed the executive management program at the Georgia Technical School of Management.
PayGo is a smart grid software and service provider that enables the rapid provisioning of smart grid “Apps” including pay as you go electric service from utilities to their customers. With industry studies suggesting energy savings exceeding 10% by prepaid electric participants, PayGo’s mission is one that couples sustainability with quantifiable, sustained cost savings for utilities and control for their consumers. The Company’s integrated settlement and payment processing network also enables plug-in electrical vehicle programs.
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