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LiveData Utilities Names Brad Harkavy as President, Adds Staff to Business Unit Serving Smart Grid Solutions


Inc. today announced that Brad Harkavy has been named president of
LiveData Utilities, the company's business operation that provides the
leading OT integration platform for the smart grid. In addition to
naming its first president, LiveData Utilities added Christophe Gerard,
senior architect and Joe Fitzgerald, senior software engineer, to its
growing professional staff.

Harkavy joined LiveData Utilities in 2014 from Sagewell, Inc., an
early-stage energy efficiency company, where he was chief operating
officer. With more than 20 years' executive-level experience growing
public and private industrial and high-tech businesses, Harkavy has
successfully accelerated ideas and technology into innovative products
and services for more than 20 companies, including BPG, CoolChip,
GrabCAD, GSI, Purchased, Sagewell, SMTP, Teradyne, and Vert. At LiveData
Utilities, he is responsible for business development, strategy, and
overall management of the company's smart grid integration solutions.

"In his four years at LiveData Utilities, Brad has driven the utility
business' growth and served as a steady hand at the helm. We are
fortunate to have Brad maintaining our course of leadership," said
LiveData CEO and President Jeff Robbins. "Establishing the position of
President and naming Brad to that new role further acknowledges both his
contributions and also the accelerating opportunities we see in managing
the Smart Grid integration."

Harkavy, who joined the company as the first Managing Director of
LiveData Utilities, has assumed his new role as president. "The
explosion of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs), and the disparate
energy management systems required to manage a fleet of DERs, is forcing
a revolution in how enlightened utilities industry organizations are
architecting the complex system of systems which make up the Smart Grid
today," said Harkavy. "It is an exciting, vibrant market, and LiveData
Utilities RTI Server Platform is the industry leading, real-time OT
solution to manage this forever."

Senior Architect Christophe Gerard leads the software architecture
evolution of the RTI Platform. He brings expertise in real-time
messaging, signal processing, machine learning and behavioral/cognitive
neuroscience. Throughout his career, Gerard has often held
cross-functional roles in system architecture, software development,
product management and operations across various industries such as
electric power, telecommunications, internet and education/research.

Senior Software Engineer Joe Fitzgerald has long experience in the
industrial control arena, implementing SCADA systems in the plastics and
textile industries, and as a software engineer for GE Automation &
Controls. At Cambridge Technology, he wrote motion control software on
both embedded and PC platforms. At LiveData Utilities, Fitzgerald works
on RTI Server internals, as well as leading the company's cybersecurity

About LiveData
. is a leading innovator of real-time integration and data
visualization technology. The company's solutions continuously monitor,
synthesize, and respond to highly complex, multi-faceted processes in
real time, spanning a broad mix of distributed devices, diverse vendor
systems, protocols, and databases. Founded in 1991, LiveData serves
customers in healthcare and electric power and utilities industries.

LiveData® Utilities™ smart grid solutions simplify
operational technology integrations enabling real-time management of
power grid assets; establishing network segmentation and protection for
critical infrastructure; connecting to ISO/RTO markets; allowing SCADA,
NMS, OMS and DMS real-time state monitoring, control, and communication;
and providing demand response aggregation. For more information, visit
LiveData is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

NOTE: LiveData is a registered trademark of LiveData, Inc. LiveData
Utilities, LiveData Real-Time Integration, and LiveData RTI Server are
trademarks of LiveData, Inc. All other marks are the property of their
respective owners and are used for identification purposes only.

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