Joseph M. Bucciero

Mr. Joseph Bucciero President, Bucciero Consulting is an industry consultant with more than 39 years of management, business, and technical experience in serving the electric utility industry. Mr. Bucciero was instrumental in strategically positioning KEMA to meet the needs of its electric industry clients, including protecting their data and infrastructure against cyber intrusions and attacks. Most recently, he worked with utility clients in helping them define their business cases and scenarios for Advanced Metering Infrastructure systems and the new Smart Grid technologies. Mr. Bucciero has extensive experience in planning and managing small- and large-scale computer system projects, leading strategic planning projects, analyzing utility operational requirements, identifying corporate functional and data needs, defining trouble call and customer information systems, assessing existing EMS/SCADA system capabilities, and planning potential system life extension or replacement opportunities. He also worked with EPRI to manage the control center application interface (CCAPI) initiative and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to explore the feasibility and develop the preliminary design and requirements of a North American Electric Infrastructure Security Monitoring System (NESEC) project. He is skilled in project management, contract negotiations, managing client and vendor relations, and providing engineering and computer system services that support his clients' corporate objectives. Mr. Bucciero is an active member of the newly formed Cigré Working Group D2.24 on EMS Architectures for the 21st Century, and is a Senior Member of IEEE. He is a graduate of Villanova University and a member of Who's Who Worldwide.