Rolf Gibbels has the responsibility for leading the AWS Power & Utilities industry customer strategy, solution definition, partner engagement and thought leadership initiatives.
AWS is bringing cloud-based solutions
consisting of internet of things (IoT), advanced analytics, machine learning
(ML) artificial intelligence (AI), and Amazon Alexa voice services
to a sector facing a transformational change. The transformation is driven by the increase of renewable energy, grid modernization, utilities becoming more customer-centric and
the rise in distributed energy resources.
Rolf has over 20 years international
experience in business development and strategy with focus on digital industry
solutions, asset performance management (APM) and
product lifecycle management (PLM) software in the energy, process, architecture and construction industries. Prior to AWS, he built and led the global commercial team for GE Power Digital, and the partner and commercial strategy for GE Digital Renewable Energy asset performance management and predictive analytics solutions. Previously, Rolf was the Industry
Solutions Leader in IBM’s Energy & Utilities organization.
Rolf holds a master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Munich, Germany. From February 2013 to June 2017 he served on the board of
directors and International council of the American Council of Renewable Energy (ACORE). .