Director of Market Facilitation, OpenADR Alliance
Don Dulchinos serves as Director of Market Facilitation for the OpenADR Alliance. In this capacity, Don seeks to drive the awareness and adoption of the OpenADR standards, both across global energy utility markets as well as in an expanding array of use cases ranging from distributed energy resources to battery storage to in-home thermostats or other prosumer devices.
In prior work as a Senior Vice President at Cable Television Laboratories, Don was an active participant in the NIST Smart Grid Interoperability Project (now the Smart Electric Power Alliance), the OpenADR Alliance, the ZigBee Alliance (Smart Energy Profile), and other organizations driving support for integration of in-home devices with the grid. He also managed a range of standards development, certification and interoperability activities. Don has served as Executive Director of the Entertainment ID Registry, a global media and entertainment metadata standard and data base. Don has also worked as a gas and electric utility economist on regulatory and legislative issues at the U.S. state and Federal levels.
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