Quanta Technology announced earlier this month that Ralph Masiello and David Hart have joined the company in key leadership roles.
Masiello was hired to provide support in wholesale market analysis, energy storage, distributed energy resources and retail energy. Hart has joined the firm to manage and further develop the Protection & Control Business Area.
Masiello has over thirty years of industry experience, including having worked for DNV-GL (KEMA) as Senior Vice President, Energy Advisory Americas and ABB as Vice President of the Global Energy Information Systems and Systems Controls business units.
He is an IEEE Life Fellow and has served as Chairman of Power System Engineering, Chairman of Power Industry Computing Applications, Editorial board of IEEE Proceedings and advisory board of IEEE Spectrum magazine. Ralph also served on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Advisory Committee, chairing its storage subcommittee.
Damir Novosel, President of Quanta Technology said, “The power system industry needs innovative leaders to address all aspects of markets and infrastructure reliability. I have great respect for Ralph as he is one of those forward-thinking leaders and will play a key role in helping Quanta Technology partners provide high-quality and effective solutions in our fast-changing industry.”
Masiello is the recipient of the 2009 IEEE Power Engineering Concordia award for Power System Engineering and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Hart has over twenty years of industry experience, having previously worked at ABB Substation and Protection as VP Automation Solutions and Elster Electricity as SVP System Solutions. He has numerous publications and over 20 awarded U.S. and international patents.
Hart joins Quanta Technology as a Senior Director, responsible for managing the Protection and Control business area. His role includes overall business strategy, client and program proposals, and content for the Protection & Control business area.
“David is a strong, technically orientated leader with a proven track record of managing teams that have achieved exceptional results, developing new products, and leading innovation initiatives in the power industry,” Novosel said. “I am confident that he will play a key role in providing and implementing high quality, advanced solutions for our clients.”
Hart’s areas of expertise are Power System Protection and Control, Feeder Automation, Substation Automation, Power Systems, Smart Metering, Automated Metering Infrastructure, Microprocessor Embedded Systems, Signal Processing, and Algorithm Development.
Quanta Technology is an independent consulting company which provides business and technical solutions to the energy and utility industries worldwide. Specialties include Smart Grid, Asset Management, System Reliability and Storm Hardening in the T&D, Protection and Renewables markets.