Troy Kearns

This presentation will provide an overview of a program designed to transform a hundred year old Crown Corporation into the utility of the future, and the innovative approaches taken to manage it.



Program Director, Smart Grid Centre of Competence at Siemens Canada 

Troy has spent the last 18+ years dedicated to leadership and management excellence at companies such as iMagicTV, Provinent, Bell Aliant, and now Siemens Canada Ltd, specializing in project, program and portfolio management. Troy is currently the Head of Consulting Delivery for Siemens Canada's Energy Business Advisory, and Siemens' Program Director for the NB Power Smart Grid Program which was nominated and a top 3 finalist (out of 482 nominated globally) for the Werner Von Siemens Award for maximizing customer value.

A former graduate of UNB's Technology Management and Entrepreneurship program, Troy has been teaching Managing Engineering and IT Projects at the university since 2004, and was recognized with the Leadership in Education Award in 2013 for dedication in education and community. 

Troy earned his PMP in 2001, and is a former PMI-NB board member, serving from 2002-2007 as Director of Membership, President Elect, President and Past-President.