Brandon Spencer


President, Energy Industries

Brandon Spencer is currently serving as President for ABB’s Energy Industries division globally. In this capacity he is a member of the Industrial Automation Business Area management team. The Energy Industries division helps companies across the energy industry develop, produce and operate safely, efficiently and profitably. Brandon joined ABB in 2006 and has dedicated his career to helping ABB’s customers achieve their goals and be more successful. His responsibilities during his 15 years with the company include Global Account Management for both ConocoPhilips and ExxonMobil , Vice President of ABB’s Oil, Gas and Chemicals business in North America, as well as managing several of ABB’s large national accounts. Most recently (2018-2020), Brandon served as Managing Director for the Process Industries business line, covering Mining, Pulp & Paper, Metals, Aluminum, Cement, and Hybrid Industries. Prior to joining ABB, Brandon served in various roles within Siemens Power Generation. These roles included positions in operations, service, and sales & marketing. Brandon holds a bachelor's degree in economics and a master’s degree in business administration from the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. He is based in Houston, Texas.

Sessions With Brandon Spencer

Thursday, 10 March

  • 11:20am - 12:10pm (CST) / 10/mar/2022 05:20 pm - 10/mar/2022 06:10 pm

    Is Offshore Wind the New Juggernaut?

    Panel Hydrogen/Clean Tech & Power
    Offshore wind has matured in northern Europe and its development is accelerating in other geographies. As costs are falling and its competitiveness is increasing, many markets in Europe, the United States, and Asia are betting big on both bottom-fixed and floating technologies. However, increasing complexity, supply chain bottlenecks, insufficient infrastructure, and high commodity prices can slow down its development. What are the key challenges the industry will face? How can mature and emerging markets address them to meet the relatively lofty offshore wind ambitions?
  • 03:50pm - 04:30pm (CST) / 10/mar/2022 09:50 pm - 10/mar/2022 10:30 pm

    Electrification of Everything: How far can it go?

    Panel Power & Renewables
    Electricity is powering a growing number of sectors. Today, electric vehicles are gaining ground, tomorrow, electricity could keep us warm and replace gas use in industrial processes. Growing the role of electricity in the energy transition is an appealing prospect as its energy intensity is falling but can electricity power everything? What are the implications of an energy system based on power? What inherent hurdles need to be addressed?