Meet Our Team

  • Adam Stein
    President and Co-Founder
  • Alexandra Rose
    Business Development Manager
  • Ben Straub
    Engineer
  • Ben Vickers
    Senior Developer
  • Boyd Arnold
    Business Development Representative
  • Daniel Wang
    Business Development Manager
  • David Strack
    UX Engineer
  • Greg Anderson
    Director of Research
  • Holly Wilson
    Business Development Representative
  • Jamaal Kantey
    Business Development Manager
  • Kimberly Nicholls
    Full Stack Engineer
  • Millen Paschich
    Market Development Manager
  • Nick Pleis
    Director, Engineering
  • Ray Lu
    Developer
  • Tom Arnold
    CEO and Co-founder
  • Tim Canavan
    Senior Manager, Operations
  • Ty Brookhart
    Senior Business Development Manager
  • Sugar Ray
    Cofounder Coach
  • Brewski
    User Experience Coach

Adam Stein

President and Co-Founder

Adam runs the product team at Gridium. Formerly he co-founded TerraPass, and before that worked at Tellme and Trilogy. He has an MBA from Wharton and a BS from Stanford, neither of which impress his one-year-old daughter.

Alexandra Rose

Business Development Manager

Alex is our Business Development Manager at Gridium, based in San Diego. Prior to Gridium, Alex was located in New York City working in sustainability consulting. Excited about green building and efficiency, she is a Toronto native who is always up for a new adventure.

Ben Straub

Engineer

Ben Straub is a lifelong developer, and enthusiast of the craft of making great software. He enjoys reading, taking his kids on bike rides, chocolate, dogs, those little notebooks you carry around with you, photography, a good weekend hack, traveling, writing, food, craftsmanship, a great pen, Markdown, music, movies, and talking to amazing people. He can frequently be found exploring his hometown of Portland with his wife and two kids.

Ben Vickers

Senior Developer

Ben Vickers is a back-end developer at Gridium living in St. Michael Minnesota (just outside Minneapolis). When he is not chasing after his kids, he is trying to hyzer flip Valkyries through tunnels at the local disc golf course. Except in winter… when he just freezes.

Boyd Arnold

Business Development Representative

Boyd Arnold is a Business Development Representative at Gridium. Prior to Gridium, Boyd was on the business development teams at Solar Mosaic and Kuli Kuli, and he began his career in investment consulting. Native to the San Francisco Bay Area, Boyd lives in Oakland, works in San Francisco, and enjoys taking advantage of everything northern California has to offer.

Daniel Wang

Business Development Manager

Daniel is our Business Development Manager at Gridium, based in Las Vegas. Before life at Gridium, Daniel was located in the Bay Area building sales teams in the digital media industry. Passionate about energy and efficiency, he is a Boston native who is die hard Celtics fan & world traveler.

David Strack

UX Engineer

David designs the user interfaces for Gridium’s products. When not pushing pixels, he enjoys watching football and spending time with his family in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a new dad and is *this close* to teaching his baby to fetch him a beer.

Greg Anderson

Director of Research

Greg is the Director of Research at Gridium. He has B.S. degrees in mathematics and physics, and an M.S. in statistics – which is what data science used to be called. Before becoming Gridium’s first employee, he developed applications in the fields of marketing research and biostatistics. Greg and his wife live in Chicago where they enjoy all kinds of music and spend their free time keeping track of their two grown children, two dogs, and a noisy parrot.

Holly Wilson

Business Development Representative

Holly is a Business Development Representative at Gridium, based in San Francisco. Previously, Holly was a junior consultant at Meister Consultants Group in Boston, focusing on international and domestic solar polices, local clean energy solutions, and corporate sustainability. Holly holds a B.A. in International Relations with a Minor in German from Tufts University. A Bay Area native, Holly loves traveling and is always up to visit new countries.

Jamaal Kantey

Business Development Manager

Mr. Kantey is Business Development Manager with Gridium. Prior to his present post, he operated of a facilities business that provided vending and break room services to commercial buildings, and is a former IBM executive. Mr. Kantey brings many years of professional experience relevant to energy, technology and facilities management. He’s an avid tennis player, and has coached several competitive junior tennis players, and taught tennis to players of all ages.

Kimberly Nicholls

Full Stack Engineer

Kimberly Nicholls is a full stack engineer at Gridium who loves to make data useful. She also enjoys reading books and playing outside, especially in the water.

Millen Paschich

Market Development Manager

Millen is a Market Development Manager at Gridium. Before Gridium, Millen was on the marketing teams at Cleantech Group and EnerNOC, and he began his career at Cambridge Associates. Talk to him about bicycling, buildings, businesses, and green chile burritos!

Nick Pleis

Director, Engineering

Nick is the Director of Engineering at Gridium. Before Gridium, Nick co-founded the lead generation company SnapROI. His experience includes many years in mobile software development as the lead technical architect at Quickoffice Inc. (now part of Google). His hobbies include playing soccer poorly and crafting pretty good wine.

Ray Lu

Developer

Raymond writes code, most of which works and all of which gets merged. He also enjoys fishing and lying about his hobbies.

Tom Arnold

CEO and Co-founder

Tom Arnold is co-founder and CEO of Gridium. Prior to Gridium, Tom Arnold was the Vice President of Energy Efficiency at EnerNOC, and cofounder at TerraPass. Tom has an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College. When he isn’t thinking about the future of buildings, he enjoys riding his bike and chasing after his two daughters.

Tim Canavan

Senior Manager, Operations

Tim Canavan is the Senior Manager, Operations at Gridium. He has worked for Cambridge Associates, as a venture fellow at SJF Ventures and at a number of cleantech startups. Tim has a Masters in Environmental Management and an MBA from Duke, and a Bachelors degree from UMass Amherst. He is an avid backpacker and backcountry skier.

Ty Brookhart

Senior Business Development Manager

Ty started his work at Gridium as the first energy analyst and was the company’s second employee. He has a decade of experience in energy and sales. Outside of his role as Senior Business Development Manager he is an avid outdoorsmen, potter, and loves to cook. He lives in Los Angeles, but escapes often.

Sugar Ray

Cofounder Coach

Brewski

User Experience Coach