At USGS Climate Change Event Michael Killen Speaker ‘Hardening Electric Grid Is Top Priority’

Michael Killen said hardening and modernizing the electric grid should be top infrastructure priority of government and industry.  Besides cyber attacks the global warming storms have the potential to knock down the grid in multiple parts of the country this decade. With “lights out” and the  Internet, medical service, phones, transportation, and social media down it will very difficult to survive and prosper.

Dec. 11, 2015

Dec. 11, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael make his remarks at the USGS Annual Scientific Innovation Workshop in Menlo Park, Ca. This was the second year in a row he accepted an invitation to share his thoughts at the USGS.

And this year event he made them in front of his painting “Gone With the Wind Is the Electric Grid.”

Michael helps organizations make their events a success. He speaks often and almost always with one of his message paintings or image of it with him. Michael@killen.com.

About Michael Killen Helps Organizations Share Their Important Climate and Energy Action Message

Michael Killen is the founder and leader of Killen & Associates, Inc., a global consulting services and marketing company located in Silicon Valley. Killen & Associates has published over 400 market and industry research studies and a dozen white papers; produced 700 TV shows, and made some of the most important paintings that help its clients bring attention to their climate solutions. Michael is the developer of a methodology of strategy and author of five books - Introduction to Programming: A Mathematical Approach; IBM: The Making of the Common View (also translated and printed in Japanese); a 3-book series on IBM's complex architecture strategy [SAA: Imaging Processing, SAA: Managing Distributed Data, SAA and UNIX: IBM’s Open Systems Strategy]. At the start of a new decade in 2020, Killen & Associates announced a new major project that stops climate change before it ends civilization as we know it by focusing on what matters most. Helping Governments, non profits, utility companies and energy supplier communities, not just identify four of the most promising climate action solutions to support, but also to promote those approaches. Michael heads this project called ‘Climate Change Solutions that Save Civilization: Concentrate on What Matters Most’. Global organizations and executives from AT&T, IBM, MasterCard, Toshiba, Siemens, British Telecom, the US National Security Agency, Hewlett Packard, General Electric, Phillips of Holland have all benefitted from the consulting service of Killen & Associates. The studies allowed executives to think clearly about emerging opportunities and threats. TV shows assisted executives in sharing their messages globally. The only company of its kind, Killen & Associates also produces art for major events. The US Department of Commerce, US Department of Interior, Stanford University, Governor's Office of California, have all displayed Michael's art at their events. NASA selected Michael to make "Sustainability" (5ft X 24ft). This June (2020) will be the eighth year Stanford has displayed his paintings at their annual Silicon Valley Energy Summit. Contact me to discuss my art and sharing your message on my show to global audiences. Follow me on Twitter @KillenMichael or YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/ZeitgeistKillen.
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