Director Business Development Utilities EMEA/AP, SAS
Michael Probst supports the Center of Excellence focusing on Energy companies, which serves customers in more than 40 countries. Probst operates as domain expert across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions. His main area of focus is how BigData Analytics is applied in the Energy industry.
Before joining SAS, Probst spent nearly five years working for Landis+Gyr as project lead for introducing and marketing specific smart metering and smart solutions. He effectively interacted with various utility customers in Sweden, Finland and Norway regarding their smart metering installations and developing further scenarios for usage of data. This included program management, the coordination of technology for smart metering and its deployment into the field. He was also proactive in engaging with various interest groups in smart metering including ESMIG and other industry organizations.