Sorana Ionescu, Director, Smart Metering, at the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
Sorana is Director, Smart Metering, at the Independent Electricity System Operator (“IESO”). The IESO is responsible for operating Ontario’s Meter Data Management and Repository, a complex platform that enables processing of consumption data from five million smart meters in support of Ontario’s 60+ local distribution companies billing and grid operations analytics. Sorana also leads the IESO’s Data Excellence program, an initiative that brings together good data governance and a modern approach to technology & analytics, while fostering a culture of data within the organization.
As the energy sector enters the digital grid transformation, the IESO continues to advance its work with key market players to maximize Ontario’s investment in the smart metering infrastructure and tap into new opportunities for ratepayer value creation through advanced data-driven decisions.