IDG’s CIO magazine has named Oklahoma Gas and Electric (OGE) Energy a recipient of the 2011 CIO 100 award, which recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).
Proximetry, which provides wireless network and performance management software, has appointed smart grid expert Andres Carvallo Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. Carvallo previously served as Chief Information Officer at Austin Energy where he was the chief architect of the first fully deployed smart grid in the United States. At Proximetry, Carvallo is expected to advance Proximetry’s wireless network management solution. While Carvallo’s primary focus is delivering solutions in the oil, gas, and electricity markets, he will also be responsible for product strategy for the public safety, telecommunications, and transportation industries.