Instructors

Scott Williams

Scott Williams is the founder of Utility Classroom and is dedicated to providing a dynamic classroom environment. He is President of PNW Utility Consulting LLC, a boutique consultancy helping businesses navigate changes in the utility industry.

For more than 25 years Scott has worked with clients in electric and gas utilities, financial services, and high-tech industries. He has worked for companies such as Accenture, BearingPoint, Black & Veatch and KPMG Consulting.

After graduating from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he became an information technology officer for the United States Air Force Institute of Technology. He has also completed the Executive Leadership Program at the Yale School of Management.

Kevin Cornish

Kevin Cornish has over 30 years of diverse experience in the utility industry. He is currently Vice President of Business Services at Energy Solutions, responsible for the delivery and execution of Energy Solutions’ efficiency and demand management programs and services. Prior to joining Energy Solutions, Kevin led the operational technologies consulting team at Black & Veatch Management Consulting, focusing on smart metering, grid modernization and water solutions. Mr. Cornish began his career with Pacific Gas & Electric in technical and engineering management positions and also served in various positions with utility service companies CellNet Data Systems, Schlumberger, DCSI, and Aclara.  Kevin has published numerous articles and given presentations and classes at industry events on a range of topics.

Kevin holds an M.S. in Engineering with focus on Power Systems from Santa Clara University, an MBA in Marketing and Telecommunications Management from California State University East Bay and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of California at Berkeley.