Serial entrepreneur Laura Steinbrink and lawyer turned operations director Fran DiDonato, have a new vision for engaging with utilities. Listen to Ep45 as Laura shares how the Northeast blackout of 2003 was the spark she needed to found Brilliency, a web portal and mobile platform that is aggregating gas, electric and water data for customers and service providers. And now partnering with Swytch.io, Brilliency is bringing utilities management to the blockchain providing visibility and rewards.
04:32s Impressions of Blockland Solutions 2018 blockchain conference
06:23s The 2003 blackout; impetus for Brilliency the company
10:04s Fostering dynamic and realtime relationships with utilities
11:21s A web portal to drive engagement
13:25s Soon to rollout mobile application, dashboard for all utilities
16:33s IOT integration and how it will improve efficiency
18:43s Fran’s thoughts on developing data source with utilities
20:50s Functionality within the app and integrating gamification
24:02s Challenge of utilities’ centralized legacy infrastructure
26:30s Transactive energy
28:18s Partnering with Swytch.io to tokenize value in utilities
32:25s Rollout plan for mobile app and market / product confirmation
34:01s Realizing you’re a serial entrepreneur
38:00s Dealing with change and having your head hard wired for pattern recognition
45:31s Being super impatient and lessons of letting go learned through entrepreneurship
“It’s called transactive energy…we are designing the platform that will facilitate the transactive energy market.”
“What we know today is not gonna be the same thing we that we know three years from now, five years from now…..evolution is embedded, change is embedded in technology."
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