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Bit Stew Systems, a provider of real-time network operations solutions for the utility industry, has appointed Paul De Martini and Gary Yurkovich to its board of directors.

De Martini is managing director of Newport Consulting Group and provides management consulting services to technology, energy and venture executives worldwide. He is an advisor to several global cleantech start-up and growth firms.

Before Newport, De Martini was chief technology officer for Cisco’s global Energy Networks Group. Previously, he was vice president of advanced technology at Southern California Edison, leading smart grid strategy, policy, and research and deployment activity. Earlier, he was an executive with ICF International, Sempra Energy, Coastal Oil and PG&E Corp.

Yurkovich is an experienced executive in the technology industry. Previously, he was the vice president of sales, marketing and service for Creo Products. He was also the vice president of sales and corporate development for BrightSide Technologies, which was purchased by Dolby Labs in 2007, and chief operations officer of Resolution Health.



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