Schneider Electric exec: Quick decision-making is key in Silicon Valley

By Stephen Ellison, Contributing Writer

Campbell-mugIt has been just two years since the French multinational Schneider Electric set up an innovation center in Silicon Valley. But already, the outpost is helping the $30 billion company experiment with new services and business models.

One of the first examples is an offering that uses connected devices inside a consumer’s home to help them save money on their electric bill. Vice President of Innovation Paul Campbell likens it to what Uber has done in the ride-hailing market and what Airbnb is doing in the room-booking space.

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