Dan Violette

Director Energy and Board Member, Lumina Decision Systems

Daniel Violette, PhD, has extensive experience as a consultant, entrepreneur, and industry leader in planning the future of the electric power and gas industry. He has led consulting engagements for electric and gas utilities addressing supply-side and demand-side planning, rates and pricing, distributed energy resources, and regulatory models. For banking and finance clients, he has conducted market and technology assessments, as well as due diligence for acquisitions. Prior to joining Lumina, Dr. Violette was a Managing Director in the Energy Practice at Navigant Consulting (NYSE: NCI) for 10 years and, prior to Navigant, he helped found Summit Blue Consulting (acquired by Navigant).  Dr. Violette serves on the Smart Grid Advisory Council of the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), and he received the “Industry Leader” award from the Association of Electric Services Professionals (AESP) in 2018. Dr. Violette received his PhD in economics from the University of Colorado with fields in econometrics and industrial organization.


My Sessions

Energy Panel: Leveraging data to make great decisions

Mount Elbert A

There is a massive influx of data in Oil & Gas and Utilities. How do we use this data to make better decisions?  This panel will focus on challenges in building decision analytics on large-data platforms.  Solutions and lessons learned from applications in electric utility distribution systems, distributed energy resources, and oil & gas industry […]