Michael Johnson serves as Program Manager for Smart Grid Solutions at Elster, a leading provider of Smart Grid Solutions for the utility industry. As Program Manager, Michael is responsible for creation and management of system wide requirements, use case development and working with strategic enterprise partners. Prior to joining the Product Management team in this role, Michael served as a Principal Software Engineer and Architect in the Product Development and Integrated Solutions organizations for 11 years within Elster.
He currently serves on a number of U.S. and International smart grid standards bodies including the IEC TC57 WG14 (CIM), the Multispeak Technical Committee and Open Smart Grid Users Group (OpenSG). Michael also serves as Elster's voting representative to the NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP).
Before joining Elster, Michael has previously held Software Engineering positions within the defense and telecom industries. Michael has a B.S. in Computer Science from North Carolina State University.