Neil Gerber

Neil Gerber

Director, New Energy and Blockchain, IBM

Mr. Gerber is the Global Power Generation Solutions Leader for the Energy & Utilities industry at IBM. In this position he is responsible for devising, developing and executing the solution portfolio strategy and capabilities for all of IBM’s power generation business. This includes capabilities for fossil, nuclear, and renewable generation areas. His previous experience in IBM includes foundational work on the development of the Intelligent Utility Network growth case.

Mr. Gerber has over 20 years of industry experience providing advanced solutions to the utility industry. He has been deeply involved in electric utility solution development and implementation, as well as having served in executive management positions. Prior to working at IBM, Mr. Gerber was the CEO of a power plant simulation company, which he successfully sold to a major control system company, where the business continues to operate to this day. Mr. Gerber also served as the VP of operations and strategy for an internet-based file storage company.

Mr. Gerber has a Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and a Masters of Engineering degree from Stanford University.



Sessions with this Speaker

Digital Innovations Enabling Tomorrow’s Cities Today

  • Energy Transformation
Expectations soar for an efficient, reliable electricity outlook for tomorrow’s cities. As we navigate the complexity of the technologies making our cities more resilient, connected and lower-carbon, key industry players are stepping up to unite and fortify the system with leading-edge digital solutions.

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Neil Gerber Director, New Energy and Blockchain, IBM