Rafael Chaparro

Rafael Chaparro, Principal Advisor, has over 30 years of experience working in a variety of engineering, product management and business development roles in the protective relaying, relaying communications and metering areas. His career includes work with Schlumberger, RFL Electronics, ERLPhase and Encore Networks.

Areas of Expertise

  • Protective Relaying and Communications
  • Utility communication networks and IEC 61850
  • Power system metering, monitoring and quality
  • Analysis of energy market dynamics and regulatory environment
  • Technical specifications development and proposal evaluation

Experience and Background

  • Over 30 years of experience in the electric power industry................................... 1985 – 2016
  • VP International Sales, Encore Networks ..........................................................  2015 – 2016
  • Director International Sales, ERLPhase Power Technologies............................... 2011 – 2015
  • Area Manager Southeast US & LatAm, RFL Electronics ....................................  2004 – 2011
  • Sales Manager, CHD Tech Trading  ………….................................................... 2000 – 2004
  • Area Manager North Andean, Schlumberger Industries........................................ 1997 – 2000

Accomplishments and Industry Recognition

  •  IEEE member
  • IEEE/PSRC Working Group contributor

Education

  •  BS Electrical Engineering – Universidad de los Andes - 1984          
  •  MS Telecommunications – George Mason University - 2002

Rafael can be contacted at rchaparro@quanta-technology.com