Member since: 2013
Microgrid Labs, Inc.
Advisor: 2014 to Present
Developed product plans, conceptual and preliminary designs for projects, performed industry surveys and developed technical reports
Siemens Smart Grid Division
Product Manager, Microgrid Systems for Large Facilities: 2011 to 2013
Analyzed industrial, commercial and government, facilities developed strategy for market entry developed microgrid projects and managed projects
Siemens Energy Automation Division
Business Development Manager: 2008 to 2011
Developed the following major projects:
A large remedial action scheme processing system for BPA’s EMS.
Distribution automation system for SMUD
Large protective relay installations from Boeing
Proposal Manager: 2007 to 2008
Performed testing and created final user manual and marketing material for new application, which extends SCADA to the end user though interfaces with the utilities’ AMR system.
Developed all proposals for utility SCADA market. C3-ilex primary customers were municipal utilities, and I developed several projects with these utilities
IPS Group, Inc.:
Vice President Utility Sales & Marketing: 2005 to 2007
Developed the IPS Group’s utility sales & marketing organization. The main product for IPS in the utility market was AMR communication systems using digital cellular.
Western Sales Director, Director of Channel and Product Management (AMR): 2002 to 2005
Sold $25 million demand response application service to a SDGE,
Active in the California Energy Commission Working Group 3. Our work led to the AMI deployment by major electric utilities in California. Managed an AMI project at SMUD.
We completed the largest wireless Internet AMR System in the US when I was the product director for AMR products.
Siemens Power T&D, Inc.
Tactical Product Manager, Product Manager, Integrated Solutions Manager: 1998 to 2001
Lead the development of several advanced metering products and projects, including the first major AMI project in California at LADWP
Managed a team that created business development process for a new small SCADA system business
Landis & Gyr Systems (acquired by Siemens in 1998)
Application Engineering Manager, Marketing Manager: 1980 to 1998
Member of the management team that developed the small SCADA system segment
Member of the team that created the design and project plan for a new SCADA/EMS system (currently principal product for Siemens Power TG). Managed all proposals for small SCADA system business unit with over 200 systems sold.
General Electric Nuclear
Facilities and Manufacturing Electrical Engineer: 1977 to 1980
As the Facilities Electrical Engineer at Vallecitos Nuclear Center, I was a member of a team that reduced energy consumption by 30%. As a manufacturing engineer I supervised the construction of several boiling water reactor and liquid metal fast breeder reactor systems.
Rockwell Atomics International
Member of the Technical Staff: 1975 to 1977
Participated in the design of the Clinch River Breeder Reactor, Performed computer modeling of a liquid metal test facility.