SmartMark CEO, Juliet Shavit, Graces Cover of European Communications Spring 2012 Issue

‘Smart Grid Queen’ Interview Focuses on Increased Opportunities for Collaboration Between Communications and Utilities Industries

Philadelphia, PA – SmartMark Communications, LLC announced that the company’s President and CEO, Juliet Shavit, graces the cover of European Communications Spring 2012 issue. The cover, which calls Shavit “Smart Grid Queen,” shows Shavit standing in front of an electric tower. Shavit is the founder of SmartEnergy IP™, a research division within SmartMark Communications, dedicated to smart grid customer education.

“Juliet Shavit has been groundbreaking in her work on smart grid customer education and is passionate about the collaboration between the communications and utilities industries,” said Justyn Gidley, Publisher of European Communications. “It is an exciting topic and we are pleased to feature her on the cover.”

The interview with Shavit entitled, “Smart Grid Opens Floodgates of Opportunities for Communications Sector” focuses on opportunities for collaboration between the two industries.

“It is important to understand that communications technology is helping transform the energy and utilities industry. Smart Grid is the infrastructure upgrade and automation of legacy transmission and distribution systems and can benefit greatly from solutions that have been developed to help transform the communications sector,” said Shavit.

SmartEnergy IP™ is producing the GridComms event in October 2012 focused on smart grid communications infrastructure. For more information about SmartEnergy IP™ or GridComms visit

About SmartEnergy IP™
SmartEnergy IP™ practice is a research and consulting organization within SmartMark Communications, LLC that is dedicated to helping utilities communicate the benefits of Smart Grid to customers. As utilities roll out Smart Grid initiatives – from smart meters to dynamic pricing programs – there are ways to ensure that customers are best prepared to make smart energy choices and positively support these rollouts. SmartMark Communications has over a decade of experience in the energy and utilities customer care domain, helping utilities and suppliers market effectively to customers. For more information, visit About European Communications
European Communications serves senior managers of communications service providers and their suppliers with news, interviews and insightful features in print, online and across social media. Comprising a quarterly magazine, a website ( and a dedicated Twitter feed (@eurocomms), European Communications covers the latest developments in four key areas: operator strategy, back office, networks and content and services.

Media Contact: Lindsay Ambrose SmartMark Communications, LLC 215-504-4272