Technology Development Manager , Duke Energy
Dwayne Bradley is a Technology Development Manager with Duke Energy working in the Emerging Technology Office, the R&D group inside of the company. In this role, he provides leadership on a portfolio of technologies for next generation energy orchestration, including use case development, process and data modelling in UML, implementations of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), edge device constrained protocols and security for the power system of the future. He works to define best practice methods by building technology prototypes to enable the distributed grid of the future by bringing cloud-native technologies to the grid edge. He has also been an active supporter of the Open Field Message Bus (OpenFMB) interoperability framework standard since its inception and continues to participate in the working groups to push it forward.
Mr. Bradley has 25 years of experience in the energy industry. He has worked in software application development supporting Customer information systems, metering and several early smart city efforts. He loves experimenting with different programming languages, databases, messaging infrastructure and software development tools to drive the utility space into distributed intelligence future. A native of Hayesville, NC, Mr. Bradley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in Computer Information Systems from Western Carolina University.