WaterSmart appoints new team of water industry luminaries to advisory board

WaterSmart Software has announced the appointment of an advisory board made up of industry luminaries.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Oct. 28, 2015 -- WaterSmart Software, a customer engagement and data analytics platform provider that helps water utilities and their customers save money and water, has announced the appointment of an advisory board made up of industry luminaries.

The advisory board will assist the company with strategic planning, industry relations and product development. Appointments to the WaterSmart advisory board include:

  • Edmund Archuleta, P.E.: Former CEO of El Paso Water Utilities and an acknowledged water conservation pioneer
  • Dr. Lynn Broaddus: President of Broadview Collaborative who formerly led Environment Programs of the Johnson Foundation at Wingspread
  • Susan Leal: Founder of Urban Water Works consultancy, prior AECOM executive and GM of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
  • William K. Reilly: Former Administrator of the U.S. EPA and Senior Advisor to TPG Capital LP, an international investment partnership

"We are delighted to announce the formation of our advisory board and the appointment of such an accomplished team of water industry executives," said Robin Gilthorpe, CEO of WaterSmart. "The collective experience of this distinguished group will provide strategic guidance and water utility relationships to advance our mission of changing the way the world uses water."

WaterSmart also announced the hiring of Erik Andersen as managing director, head of sales, to lead business expansion across the country. He joins WaterSmart from Remedy Interactive, where he led global sales for the leading safety management software provider.

Prior to Remedy Interactive, Andersen served in a variety of international business development roles at PeopleSoft, Hewlett-Packard Company and Federal Express. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Davis, and his MBA from Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management.


About WaterSmart Software

WaterSmart Software uses mobile and online tools to help water utilities educate and engage their customers to save water and money. WaterSmart offers a turnkey, cloud-based analytics and engagement platform that makes it easy to improve water-use efficiency by 5 percent in as little as 12 months. Come help us change the way the world uses water. For more information, visit www.watersmart.com.

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