Emil Abdelshehid manages The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s – Information and Advanced Technology section of the Power System. For the last 15 years, he has responsible for projects such as Distribution Automation and Smart Meter Deployment. He is also responsible for mission critical systems that are used by our operations teams, such as our Distribution Outage Management System and our Geographic Information System. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California Irvine, in Electrical Engineering and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California. He is a Certified Project Management Professional and a licensed Professional Engineering in the State of California.