Chris Evanich is the Manager of Microgrid Business Development for S&C Electric Company. He focuses on the global business development of Microgrids using S&C's medium voltage switching, protection, energy storage and control product lines. He has over 13 years of experience in the Electrical Power industry and has a wide range of experience in Power Distribution, Renewable Energy and Smart Grid components and architecture. Chris has given over 45 industry presentations and has been published in over a dozen different publications worldwide. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cleveland State University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. He is a 15-year member of the IEEE including participation in the Standards Association and participation as an IEEE PES Scholar Mentor.