David Lawrence

David Lawrence

Technology Development Manager, Emerging Technology Office

Duke Energy

David provides leadership on a portfolio of technologies for the Future Grid, including development of use cases and requirements, architectures and designs, and technology test plans. He works in defining and executing technology evaluations, and providing change management support.  David is currently focused on Grid distributed autonomous functions, edge analytics, and security for distributed technologies.  He has 38 years of experience in the energy industry.  He has worked in research and development and IT management for electric metering, transformer, and switchgear product manufacturing.  His roles included embedded systems and protocol development, engineering management, global engineering information systems, manufacturing execution and scheduling systems, product lifecycle management, and IT management.