Somerville, MA – June 19, 2018 – VIA, a leader in solving energy industry problems using artificial intelligence and blockchain, is pleased to share that Joe Babiec has joined its advisory board to provide his expertise in strategic partnerships and regulatory affairs. Joe will play a major role in gathering feedback and understanding market needs across stakeholders in the energy industry.
“Our blockchain-based technology, Trusted Analytics Chain (TAC), has seen growing interest across the US and in more than 10 countries in Europe and in Asia. Through conversations, we’ve realized that we have the opportunity to become the industry standard for secure and private data analysis, and we believe Joe is the right person to help us achieve that goal,” said Colin Gounden, CEO of VIA. He continued “Joe has a long history of working with heads of state and senior government officials on technology and innovation strategies to improve global competitiveness. His experience coupled with his technical education in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT made him the perfect candidate to fill the gap on our team.”
Joe has spent the better part of his 25-year career consulting with companies on their corporate strategies including product launches, enhancing brand image, and integrating both teams and products across a wide variety of industries including software and electricity generation.
“I’m thrilled to be joining VIA at such a transformative time for both the company and its AI and blockchain technologies. Since joining, I’ve experienced firsthand how hungry the market is for VIA’s TAC solution and I couldn’t be more excited to work with government and industry teams to help make TAC the standard for the industry,” said Joe Babiec.
VIA helps energy companies across the globe realize the value of their data through AI and blockchain. Since 2016, the company has worked with the world’s largest utilities and government agencies on AI initiatives like predictive maintenance and contingency planning. VIA has developed a blockchain-based application, Trusted Analytics Chain (TAC) to help energy companies reduce the burden of preparing and sharing their data. TAC (patent pending) is the bridge that securely connects power company data, distributed across many locations, to potential AI solutions. Headquartered in Somerville, Massachusetts, VIA has been featured in Wired and Inc. Magazine for its leadership in technology innovation. For more information, please visit www.solvewithvia.com.