R&D and Marketing Manager for Smart Cities and Solutions, ABB
Dr. Marija Zima-Bockarjova is the R&D and Marketing Manager for Smart Cities and Solutions. As a part of ABB Electrification, she leads the Smart Cities initiative which promotes safe, smart and sustainable electrification solutions to meet customers' and the world's increasing demands.
Dr. Marija Zima-Bockarjova started her career at ABB as a Research Scientist and Project Manager in 2010 and has contributed to the development and assessment of many innovative and disruptive technologies, providing strategic technical consulting to ABB leadership and supporting ABB business development across multiple key industrial segments. Prior to her engagement with ABB, she conducted research at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETH Zürich) after holding responsibility for the electrical power system planning as an engineer within Latvenergo energy utility.
Marija is a member of CIGRE and is the Swiss representative of the CIGRE Study committee “System Operations and Control”. She publishes in IEEE, Elsevier journals and lectures at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich.