Alessandro (Alex) Meynardi serves on Bridgewater Consulting Group's Leadership team as its VP of Delivery where he is responsible for planning, launching and executing the delivery of each Bridgewater opportunity. He works with Utilities and the Bridgewater PMO office to manage scope, activities, resources, timelines, and deliverables.
He coordinates quality assurance (QA) activities tied to project execution and assesses customer satisfaction. Additionally, he provides the organization with executive thought leadership and is directly responsible for the development and delivery of its innovative strategy and business solutions.
He brings over 20 years of Energy & Utilities industry experience to the Bridgewater team that includes significant experience at both Verizon and Accenture. During this time, he acquired a broad range of industry, technical, and security experience that allowed him to deliver sophisticated technology and security solutions to support business objectives at leading Utilities in North America and Europe.
Simultaneously over the past ten years, Alex has focused on analyzing, designing, developing, and delivering several innovative Grid Modernization-related solutions with key technology and Utilities industry clients and partners. His areas of focus have included: outage management, substation integrated communication, Distribution Automation (DA), Smart Metering/AMI/MDM, synchrophasors, security, and augmented reality.
Alex earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from the State University of New York at Albany in New York. Additionally, he holds an Associate of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Hudson Valley Community College.
In his spare time, Alex is a passionate beekeeper. He is an alpine ski instructor and team lead who also enjoys swimming, cross-training, and bicycling. He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army National Guard, was a 9/11 First Responder, and is an active volunteer with Meals on Wheels.