John D. McDonald
Smart Grid Business Development Leader - GE Power's Grid Solutions Business
John D. McDonald, P.E., is Smart Grid Business Development Leader for GE Power’s Grid Solutions business. John has 43 years of experience in the electric utility industry. John is a Life Fellow of IEEE, Past President of the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES), and member of the Purdue University Strategic Research Advisory Council. John received the 2009 Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer Award from Purdue University. John has published 80 papers and articles and co-authored 5 books. John received his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. (Power Engineering) degrees from Purdue University, and an M.B.A. (Finance) degree from the University of California-Berkeley.