Gary Rackliffe

VP Market Development and Innovation
Hitachi Energy

Gary assumes this position upon Hitachi’s acquisition of ABB’s Power Grids business in July 2020. Previously, Gary was Vice President of Smart Grids at ABB. He leads ABB’s smart grid initiatives in North

America and is the General Manager of the Smart Grid Center of Excellence in Raleigh, North Carolina. Gary has 30 years of Transmission and Distribution (T&D) experience, working for ABB in Raleigh the last 20 years in management, strategic marketing, and business development positions.

Gary holds BS and ME degrees in Power Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.