Kim Schafer

Vice President Industry Strategy and Marketing | Vertex

Kim possesses 20 years of IT and management consulting experience focused solely within the utility industry and, more specifically, around customer systems.  Kim has a unique background: over the course of her career, she has implemented COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) CIS software on the vendor side as well as worked as a Consultant providing advisory consulting to utilities embarking on new mission critical enterprise application selection initiatives and implementations.

She has also worked for one of the largest IOP’s helping to orchestrate all aspects of ITO across large global enterprises while playing a key role in growing the Utilities practice.  She has been with Vertex for the last 4 years as an executive on the VertexOne Cloud platform team.