Ms. Balasubramanyan brings over 17 years of product/service design, development, and delivery experience in the Power Systems industry. She provides expertise in the areas of Smart Grid, T&D System Operations, Market Operations, and Power system modeling, analysis, design, and development. She is a Power Systems Engineer by profession and an ardent researcher with a deep understanding of Power Systems and Information Technology. Specifically, relevant to this Support Area, Ms. Balasubramanyan, leveraged her domain expertise in the area of power system analysis and Distribution Automation to formulate requirements and design of automation algorithms for a leading utility. She designed Demand Response forecasting algorithms for several key client using her expertise in the areas of Demand Response and Load Forecasting.