MassEcon in the News

For Immediate Release:

How Energy Startup Current Will Bring GE Into The “Digital Industry of Things”

At MassEcon Holiday Lunch, Chief Marketing Officer Bruce Stewart Addresses 100 Business and Political Leaders

BOSTON, Massachusetts – December 16, 2016 –

bruce-stewartFollowing MassEcon’s Annual Meeting, the Chief Marketing Officer for Current, Powered by GE, Bruce Stewart, delivered remarks on Current’s dedication to digital transformations, intelligent environments and the city of Boston. The first-of-its-kind energy startup is bringing together world-class hardware technology with unprecedented software technology.

“By 2020, 50 billion things will be connected to the internet,” Stewart stated. “With an ‘intelligent city initiative,’ the company will focus on digital industrial transformations within energy and infrastructure.”

Stewart emphasized that intelligent environments require intelligent talent, and Massachusetts is a perfect location to do that. He then fielded questions from the audience of 100 business and political leaders from throughout the Commonwealth.

About MassEcon

MassEcon is a non-profit, non-partisan entity that serves as the state’s private sector partner in promoting Massachusetts as the premier choice for business growth. Its services include the Site Finder Service and ReadyMass 100, which helps expanding and relocating companies find a home in the Commonwealth; the Research & Information Service, which provides companies with the information they need to evaluate the Commonwealth as a location to grow; and the Massachusetts Ambassadors, a network of civic and corporate leaders who help market Massachusetts as a place to do business.



# # #

December 16, 2016