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2022 Speakers

Virtual Speakers


Colleen Jansen, Chief Marketing Officer, ChargePoint

Bruce Sher, Head of Business Development, LG Electronics


Boris Besner, CEO, Okos Smart Homes

Kari Binley, Senior Manager, Energy Partnerships, ecobee Energy

Abigail Daken, Environmental Engineer, ENERGY STAR Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Keally DeWitt, Vice President, Marketing & Public Policy, GAF Energy

Jamie Haenggi, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, ADT Solar

Chuan He, Director of Product Management, Wyze Labs

Geoff Martin, President & Co-founder, vipHomeLink

Anne Arquit Niederberger, PhD, SVP Market Development, Enervee

Akash Sah, Chief Procurement Officer, Brinks Home

Paul Wezner, VP, Product and Customer Success, Powerley

Shawn White, Director, Commercial & Industrial Programs, Xcel Energy

In-person Speakers


Aaron Berndt, Head of Energy Industry Partnerships / Americas, Google

James Jackson, Director - Energy and Utility Partnerships, Emerson

Sadia Raveendran, Senior Director, Industry Solutions, AutoGrid

Samudra Sen, Vice President – Vistra and TXU Solutions, TXU Energy

Mike Wajsgras, Executive Director Innovation, Growth and Digital & Managing Director Constellation Connect, Constellation Energy


Erik J. Bernal, CEO, Elite Water Systems

Joel Berntsen, Vice President of Strategy and Partnerships, Vutility

Kris Bowring, Vice President, Radical Innovation and Development, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

Tom Brennan, CEO, Sol-Ark

Luis Castro, Utility Business Development Manager, Enel X North America

Bob Champagne, Vice President - Customer Experience Innovation, Smart Energy Water

David Chang, Chief Digital Officer, EIQhome

David Cohen-Tanugi, Head of Devices & Automation, OhmConnect

Jonathan Coons, Director of Marketing & Direct Sales, Energy Federation Inc.

Robert Cruickshank, Chief Technology Officer, GRIDIoT® by RCA

Brad Davids, Head of Utility Business Development, Span.io

Hamid Farzaneh, CEO, Alea Labs

Phillip Fite, Product Management & Innovation, Direct Energy US, NRG Energy

Dan Forman, CEO, Copper Labs

Dan Goodman, President, Building36, an Alarm.com company

Steve Herbert, Director of Business Development, Samsung SmartThings

Drew Higgins, Senior Director, CPS Energy 

Morgan Hertel, Vice President of Technology & Innovation, Rapid Response Monitoring

Alan Hoffmann, President, Hoffmann Homes

Matt Leckey, Business Development Director, Utility Programs, Cpower

Tray Leslie, Renewable Development Manager - Customer Engagement, Georgia Power

Paul McDonald, Senior Director of Product Strategy & Marketing, Oracle Utilities

Jeremy McLerran, Sr Director Marketing, Security Products, Johnson Controls

Don McPhail, VP of Product, General Manager - Engage Business Line, Uplight

Felicite Moorman, Founder, STRATIS; VP of CommunityConnect, RealPage

Wayne Morrison, Principal, Smart Energy, Reliant Energy

James Muraca, CTO, Enersponse

Wannie Park, CEO, Zen Ecosystems

Stan Pipkin, Executive Advisor, Co-Founder, Bodhi

Ansul Rajgharia, Director, Connected Products and Surge, Schneider Electric

Chuck Ray, US Business Development Director, ev.energy

Matthew Robbins, VP of Global Product, Resideo

Jason Rodriguez, CEO, Zpryme

Kevin Schwain, Sr. Director, EV Strategy, EnergyHub

Jigar Shah, Head of Energy Services, Electrify America

Will Shippee, Manager – Strategic Solar Accounts, Home and Distribution Division, Schneider Electric

Brad Stutzman, CEO, O3 Energy

Josh Teekell, Founder & CEO, SmartAC.com, Inc.

Scott W. Tjaden, Product Development Lead for Smart Home and Carbon Free Energy Products, Constellation

John Towle, CEO, EcoSmart Solution

Chris Vargas, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Chargie

Kenneth Wacks, President, Home, Building, and Utility Systems

Sam Wynn, Senior Vice President, ZOME Energy Networks / Z-Wave Alliance


Moderators / Parks Associates Analysts

Kristen Hanich, Director of Research, Parks Associates

Jennifer Kent, Vice President of Research, Parks Associates

Elizabeth Parks, President and CMO, Parks Associates

Jason Paris, Vice President, Business Development, Parks Associates

Chris White, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates

2021 Speakers

Visionary Speakers

Hannah Bascom, Head of Energy Partnerships, Google Nest

Anna Demeo, President, Savant Power

Abhay Gupta, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bidgely

Anthony Harrison, Head of Utility Partnerships, ChargePoint

Arsham Hatambeiki, SVP Product & Technology, Universal Electronics Inc.

Drew Higgins, Senior Director, CPS Energy

Taylor Jantz-Sell, Smart Home Strategy Lead, EPA ENERGY STAR

Debbie Kimberly, VP, Customer Energy Solutions, Austin Energy

Sean Miller, President, PointCentral, an Alarm.com company

Felicite Moorman, Founder, STRATIS; VP of CommunityConnect, RealPage

Amit Narayan, CEO, AutoGrid

Dhruva Rajendra, Chief Product Officer, Latch

Ansul Rajgharia, Director, Connected Products & Surge, Home & Distribution Division, North America Operations, Schneider Electric

Jenny Roehm, Senior Manager, Utility Solutions, Smart Grid Solutions, Schneider Electric

Paul Suhey, COO and Co-Founder, Revel

Emilie Tullis, VP of Product & General Manager, Demand Management Solutions, Uplight


Travis Allan, Vice President of Public Affairs and General Counsel, FLO | AddEnergie

Demetrios Barnes, COO and Co-Founder, SmartRent

Lauren Burke, Sr. Director of Marketing and Development, Enel X North America

Chad Burow, VP, Sales, SmartCon Solutions

Bob Champagne, GM North America, Grid4C

Erika Diamond, SVP, Head of Customer Solutions, EnergyHub

Kent Dickson, Co-founder & General Manager, Yonomi

Stephen Douglas, Head of Market Strategy, Spirent Communications

Brian Farhi, Head of Energy Services Partnerships, Google Nest

Rob Gilpin, Director of Business Development, American Water Homeowner Services

Michael Grasso, EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Sunnova

Divesh Gupta, Director of Strategy, Utility of the Future, Baltimore Gas and Electric

Arsham Hatambeiki, SVP Product & Technology, Universal Electronics Inc.

Steve Herbert, Director of Global Business Development, Samsung SmartThings

Jonathan Houle, Product Marketing Manager, ecobee Energy

James Jackson, Director of Channel Development, Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions, Emerson

Suleman Khan, CEO, Swell Energy

Brett Lasher, Executive Director, New Growth & Development, Cox

Rory Lewis, Director, Utility Solutions, North America, mPrest

Peter Lilienthal, Global Microgrid Lead, HOMER Energy by UL

Håkan Ludvigson, CEO & Co-Founder, Eliq

Peter Mathews, General Manager, North America, SolarEdge

Frank Menocal, Chief Technology Officer, ENTOUCH

Joel Miller, Principal Supervisor, DTE Energy

Felicite Moorman, Founder, STRATIS; VP of CommunityConnect, RealPage

Wannie Park, CEO, Zen Ecosystems

Mike Phillips, CEO and Co-Founder, Sense

Sce Pike, CEO and Founder, IOTAS, Inc.

John Romero, VP, Industry Solutions, Landis+Gyr

Laurent Schmitt, Head of Utility & European Markets, dcbel

Alex Segars, Innovation Manager, Reliant

Shawn M. Stover, Vice President - SmartHome Solutions, GE Appliances

Courtney Thier, Elevation Home Energy Solutions

Levi Tillemann, Vice President for Policy and International Outreach, Ample Inc

Candice Tsay, Senior Planning Analyst, Con Edison

Christopher Turner, Director of Community Solar, Arcadia

Mike Wajsgras, Executive Director, Constellation

Paul Williams, GM Product Management & Growth, GE Lighting, a Savant company

Moderators / Parks Associates Analysts

Jennifer Kent, Vice President of Research, Parks Associates

Elizabeth Parks, President, Parks Associates

Patrice Samuels, Sr. Manager, Market Research, Parks Associates

Chris White, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates

2020 Speakers


Rob Davis, General Manager, Intrusion, Johnson Controls

Rudy Garza, Interim Chief Customer Engagement Officer, CPS Energy

Abhay Gupta, Founder & CEO, Bidgely

Debbie Kimberly, VP, Customer Energy Solutions & Corporate Communications, Austin Energy

Elizabeth Parks, President, Parks Associates


Vikram Aggarwal, CEO, EnergySage

Eric Arnold, Residential Energy Efficiency Program Implementation Manager, Georgia Power

Rand Bailin, Partner, Sprosty Network

Shawn Barry, VP Strategic Sales, Alarm.com

Justin Berghoff, Director, Business Development & Product Management, Leviton

Joel Berntsen, Principal, New Technologies & Partnerships, Innovation & Growth Initiatives, Constellation Energy

Peter Butler, General Manager, Trusource Labs / Everise

Stacey Butler, Director, Security by Reliant, Reliant Home Services, and NRG Go, Reliant

Ron Chebra, Vice President, Grid Modernization, EnerNex

Jonathan Coons, Director of Marketing, EFI

Tim Costello, Chairman & Chief Executive, Builder Home Site

Eric Danziger, Chief Revenue Officer, Innowatts

Jeff Dion, Project Line Manager, FLO

James Douglas, President, Util-Assist Inc., a subsidiary of Alectra Utilities; Grid4C Board Member

Dan Forman, CEO, Copper Labs

Joel Gamoran, General Manager, Community Solar, Arcadia Power

Manny Garza, Customer Energy Solutions, Austin Energy

Ryan Gooch, VP of Sales, Powerley

Daan Goossens, VP of Growth, Mysa Smart Thermostats

David Goswick, Founder, HOUSE X

Roger Gregory, VP, Product, Ezlo Innovation

Sweta Hari, Director, Product Management, Lennox International

Scott Harkins, Vice President, General Manager of Connected Home, Resideo 

Dana Harmon, Executive Director, Texas Energy Poverty Research Institute

Reed Hinkel, Senior Manager, PSA Certified, Arm / PSA Certified

Joe Jankosky, Global Director, Utilities and IoT, Intel

Adam Justice, Founder and CEO, ConnectSense

Rahul Kar, VP of Industry Solutions, AutoGrid Systems

Christopher Keefe, Director - Product Management, Schneider Electric

Jay Lasseter, VP Sales, Landis+Gyr North America

Matthieu Loos, Director of Decarbonization, Hoa Cleantech

Håkan Ludvigson, CEO & Founder, Eliq

Emmanuel Maçon-Dauxerre, VP Global Accounts & Projects, Telit

Nathan Mancha, Director, EDF Energy

James Mater, GM, Smart Grid, QualityLogic, Inc.

Tom Matzzie, Founder, President & CEO, CleanChoice Energy

James McPhail, CEO, Zen Ecosystems

Martin Milani, CEO, Sunverge

Spencer Moore, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Rapid Response Monitoring Services

Felicite Moorman, CEO, STRATIS IoT

Troy Morgan, CEO & Founder, PanTech Design

Wayne Morrison, Principal of Emerging Technologies, Reliant

James Muraca, VP of Product, Zen Ecosystems

Allison Neves, President, A7 Advisors

Daniel Nguyen, Senior Director, Marketing, FLO | AddÉnergie

Anne Arquit Niederberger, VP Market Development, Enervee

Wannie Park, VP Corporate and Business Development, Inspire

Mike Phillips, CEO, Sense

Karl Popham, Manager, Electric Vehicles & Emerging Technologies, Austin Energy

Daniel Roesler, Co-founder & CTO, UtilityAPI

Dan Ross, VP of Sales, Racepoint Energy

Suzanne Russo, CEO, Pecan Street Inc

Paul Schueller, Founder & CEO, Franklin Energy

Katie Shrewsberry, Founder, EcoCred, Exelon

Jamie Staples, Head of Key Energy Partnerships, Google

Emilie Stone, Director of Product, Uplight

Jason Thomas, Associate Director, Advanced Systems Product Management, Carrier

Camille Vargas, B2B Marketing Manager, Yonomi

Ken Wacks, President, Home, Building, and Utility Systems

Mike Wajsgras, Executive Director, Innovation and Growth, Constellation

Michael Wenzlaff, Senior Program Manager, Electric Vehicles, BC Hydro

Steve Wheat, Sr. Program Manager, Grid Services, Sunrun Inc.

Paul Williams, GM Product Management & Growth, GE Lighting

James Wilson, General Manager, Silicon Labs

Don Wingate, VP Microgrid Solution & Strategic Alliances, Schneider Electric 


2019 Speakers


Leah Barton, VP & GM, Home Protection, Direct Energy

Aaron Berndt, Head of Central Region Energy Partnerships, Nest / Google

Erika Diamond, VP of Utility and Market Services, EnergyHub

Steve Hambric, VP Consumer Energy Management, Itron

Adrian Tuck, CEO, Tendril


Rolf Bienert, Managing and Technical Director, OpenADR Alliance

Michael Brown, Manager, DSM Services, NV Energy; Chair, PLMA, NV Energy / PLMA

Scott Burns, Head of Innovation and Customer Experience, Reliant

Joseph Carangelo, Executive Director, Strategy and Innovation, Baker Electric Home Energy

Evan Caron, Co-founder and Managing Director, Swytch

Dane Christensen, Team Lead, Residential Systems Performance, NREL

Brad Davids, Head of Demand Response Partnerships (Nest), Google

Jason Dudley, Senior Planning Analyst, SRP

Shane Fay, SVP Sales and Marketing, Grid4C

Tony Frangiosa, CEO, InstallerNet

Vish Ganti, Director of Strategy, AutoGrid

Abhay Gupta, CEO, Bidgely

Allison Hamilton, Senior Principal, Markets and Rates, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)

Scott Harkins, VP/GM, Resideo

Morgan Hertel, Vice President of Technology & Innovation, Rapid Response Monitoring

Gary High, SVP Marketing and Product Management, Landis + Gyr

Denver Hinds, R&D Project Manager, Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

Scott Hinson, Chief Technology Officer, Pecan Street Inc

Shira Horowitz, Manager, Demand Response, Con Edison

Joe Jankosky, Global Director, Utilities and IoT, Intel

Matt Johnson, VP, Business Development, EnergyHub

V Rory Jones, SVP, Franklin Energy

Dave Kaintz, Senior Program Manager, Southern California Edison

Debbie Kimberly, VP, Customer Energy Solutions & Corporate Communications, Austin Energy

Bob King, VP, Policy, Smart Energy Water

Michael Koenig, Head of the Honda Smart Home, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Patrick Maloney, Founder & CEO, Inspire

Alton Martin, Co-Founder, Trusource Labs LLC

Paul McDonald, Director, Solution Architecture, Oracle Utilities

Brian McKee, Director of Online Store, AM Conservation Group, Inc.

Joel Miller, Principle Supervisor, DTE Energy

Michelle Meyer, Director of Marketing, Greenlots

Felicite Moorman, CEO, STRATIS IoT

Judd Moritz, SVP of Solutions, Simple Energy

Robert Munin, General Manager, Thermostats, Johnson Controls Inc.

Dain Nestel, Director, ecobee

Anne Arquit Niederberger, VP Market Development, Enervee

Dave Oberholzer, VP/GM, Energy Management, Whisker Labs

Michael Phillips, Co-founder and CEO, Sense

Todd Rath, Marketing Service Director, Alabama Power

Matt Robbins, Head of Hive, North America, Hive

Rebecca Roberts, Section Manager, Innovative Pricing Pilot, Con Edison

Emmett Romine, SVP Business Development, Powerley

Suzanne Russo, CEO, Pecan Street

Zach Schroeck, Director of Product Management, Lutron

Samudra Sen, Vice President, TXU Energy

Craig Stepien, Sr. Director Digital Transformation, NextEra Energy

Marco Terruzzin, Director, E.ON Climate and Renewables

Louis Tremblay, President and Chief Executive Officer, AddÉnergie

Bud Vos, CEO, Enbala Power Networks

Ken Wacks, President, Home, Building, and Utility Systems

Paul Williams, GM Product Management & Growth, GE Lighting

Mark Willingham, Senior Vice President, EFI

Cengizhan Yenerim, Director of Demand Risk Management, ENGIE representing Green Button Alliance

Lisa Yops, DR / DERs Product & Operations Manager, CLEAResult

Please contact Mindi Sue Sternblitz-Rubenstein at Parks Associates or call 972-490-1113.