About Our Speakers

Geoff Roberts

Advisory Board member
FiberSense LLC


Geoffrey D Roberts, Jr. has over 40 years of global executive and technical experience in the energy and water industries.

He currently serves as an Advisory Board member for FiberSense, a deep technology company that delivers actionable and timely insights from object and event detection in urban environments, at economic scale. FiberSense converts existing and new fiber cable networks into a highly sensitive sensor array, which allows FiberSense to provide situational awareness for continuous strike prevention, condition monitoring, and leak detection for critical infrastructure, leading to more resilient and reliable utilities. Geoff also serves as the President of RRRR Investments LLC, a consulting and private investment fund focused on the nexus of environment, water, technology, and energy since 1999.

His career includes technical, operational, and commercial experience with NextEra (formerly FPL), Shell Oil, Enron Corp. and Entergy, including international leadership assignments developing and operating energy infrastructure and building and managing energy origination and trading businesses in North America, Europe, South America, Australia and Asia. During the past 20 years, Geoff has served as a Board member for 9 different private equity sponsored portfolio companies, including 7 as Chairman of the Board, in the energy, infrastructure and environmental space. These companies included Innovyze, Synagro Technologies, Contanda Terminals, Midland Cogeneration Ventures, Peregrine Midstream Partners, Restaurant Technologies Inc, Entegra Power, and Primus Green Energy.

Geoff earned a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Miami in 1982, and an MBA from Florida Atlantic University in 1986. He is licensed by TCEQ as a Class A wastewater treatment operator. He completed an executive certificate in Strategy and Innovation from MIT Sloan in 2021.

Geoff is currently serving as the co-chairman of the ASCE Texas Infrastructure Report Card committee for energy and recently served as the ASCE Texas Committee Chair for the Beyond Storms task committee focusing on winter storms Uri and Viola and co-author of the Reliability and Resilience in the Balance report.

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Continuous Fiber Optic Sensing of Underground Assets: Real World Solutions for Real World Problems using Sensing as a Service.



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