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 young daughter.
Andy is a Midwestern adventure seeker with an unnatural enthusiasm for trail mix. A front-end engineering & design specialist by trade, he spends the rest of his time outside and/or making funny faces at his daughter.
Chelsey lives in Michigan with her husband, daughter, and dog. During her free time (which is somewhat rare with a busy and highly active kiddo), she enjoys reading, baking, and staying up way too late binge-watching Netflix.
Derek Hoagland is a sysadmin by trade and at heart. He spends his days slapping around servers like old televisions and his nights raising a variety of North American amphibians. Ask him about his toads if you have an hour to spare.
Greg is the Director of Data Science 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.
Joseph Thomas is a Senior Software Engineer at Gridium. He has a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Arizona. Besides building robust software systems, he likes to explore the mountains of Colorado and tend to his garden of spicy chiles.
Julia graduated with a BA in Global and Local Sustainability. Living in New York with her husband and cat, she enjoys free time at the rock climbing gym, playing board games with friends, and winding down at cafes.
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.
Ian is Managing Director of Gridium Alpha. He has been designing and implementing commercial, utility and residential distributed energy solutions for nearly 15 years. He is passionate about accelerating the transition to a clean economy for environmental, social and geopolitical reasons. He received his MBA from ASU’s Thunderbird School of Global Management and an undergraduate degree from Clemson University. Ian spends his free time exploring the great Northwest with his wife and two young children.
Mark works on legal, finance and operational issues at Gridium Alpha. He was at McKinsey & Co. in the Firm’s energy and cleantech practices. He has also been a product manager for software companies large and small. Mark has a BA in history from Dartmouth College, and an MS in environmental policy and a JD, both from the University of Michigan. When he’s not falling off a surfboard, he’s riding a bike on the Bay Area’s roads and trails.
I have a Masters in Accounting and am officially a numbers nerd! When I am not working, I spend every moment I can hanging out and snuggling with my three-year-old daughter while she still lets me!
Pete Nelson is an energy analyst who got his start in cleantech riding home from nursery school on the back of his dad’s bike. His pre-Gridium exploits include organic agriculture in Germany and New Jersey, implementing software for non-profits, and coaching college track and field. Pete enjoys running, playing and watching soccer, and spending time with his family.
Peter Karman is a full stack engineer at Gridium. He loves to play soccer and music, not simultaneously.
Rustem is a backend engineer with a background in aerospace engineering. Living in Huntsville, Alabama, he spends his free time playing video games and piano.
Shannon is a software engineer who loves working on user-facing applications. She spends her free time competing semiprofessionally in ultramarathons while burning through audiobooks. Shannon lives in Baltimore, Maryland with her partner.
Shawn enjoys building cloud-native enterprise solutions in Python, bicycling on Chicago’s Lakefront Trail, playing board games with friends, and exploring the world. He’s happiest when his hands are covered in all-purpose flour, a river otter swims past his campsite, or his unit tests finally pass.
Tim Canavan is the Director of 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.
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.