Innovari Names Smart Grid Expert As VP

Austin-based Innovari, a developer of an energy management platform aimed at demand management and electric utilities, said today that it has named Brent Hodges as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Markets. Hodges joins the company from Tendril, where he was General Manager of that company's Australia and Asia-Pacific regions. Hodges also has served at Reliant Energy and Ember, and also was at the ZigBee Alliance.