Mike Robinson is a Customer Solutions Director at Cisco Systems where he is responsible for developing smart grid services for electric utilities. Mike’s focus in network architectures has resulted in his development of an end-to-end Smart Grid Telecom Reference Architecture. Before coming to Cisco Systems in 2010, Mike held similar architecture roles at IBM, Alcatel-Lucent, and TXU. Mike holds a B.S. in Telecom Engineering Technology from Texas A&M University and an M.A.S in Wireless Telecommunications from Denver University.