David Dollihite serves Bridgewater Consulting Group as its Managing Director. In this role, he works with Utilities and municipalities on the intersection of SmartCities, electrification, and mobility to understand and implement the skills and technology required to realize these significant trends’ benefits for their customers and citizens.
He brings more than 20 years of in-depth experience to his role at Bridgewater from some of the most recognizable brands in the industry. In his previous role at Deloitte Consulting, he served as the Retail Energy Lead for its Energy and Resources Practice. At CLEAResult Consulting, he served as its Chief Strategy Officer. As the VP of US Home Services at Direct Energy, he focused on M&A and acquisition integration, while creating new lines of business (SmartHome). These are only a few of his Utilities industry related roles over the past 20 years.
Additionally, he has served as Chairman for the Connected Home Alliance – a cross-industry research consortium focused on hastening the adoption of smart home technologies.
Academically, David holds a BSc degree from Auburn University, completed the Executive Management Program at Rice University, and a Strategic Marketing Management degree from Harvard Business School.
David enjoys golf, fishing, hiking, cycling, and reading in his spare time. He and his wife of 27 years live in Austin, TX, and are the proud parents of “three great kids.”