Aaron is Managing Director, Market Development of the Gridium Alpha team. Like many before him, Aaron started his career in Hollywood before transitioning into the clean tech arena. Aaron most recently worked at ENGIE NA in a similar capacity. Previously Aaron worked in energy efficiency project finance, led PG&E’s Emerging Technologies Program, and developed wind projects in Northern California and the Northwest for PG&E and Puget Sound Energy respectively. Aaron has an MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington and a dual BA in Television, Radio, Film and Political Science from Syracuse University. In his spare time, he is either playing with his two young sons, can be found on a basketball court, or is off on a hike somewhere.
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.
Allison is a Full-Stack Developer living in Seattle, WA with her husband and two kids. She enjoys competing with her horse, exploring with her kids and reading when she isn’t trying to find elegant solutions to challenging problems.
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.
Boyd is the Senior Account Manager at Gridium. Before joining Gridium, Boyd helped build businesses in the renewable energy, food, and investment consulting industries. He has completed a fellowship with the Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI), is a LEED AP, and has attained the CFA designation. When not delighting customers, you can find Boyd at an SF Giants game, around a campfire, or on a golf course.
Chelsey lives in Michigan with her husband, daughter, and dog. During her free time (which is somewhat rare with a busy toddler running around), she loves to go out and try new restaurants, take photos, and create things by hand.
Dawn is a backend engineer at Gridium with a background in mechanical engineering. She lives in Dallas with her husband and their dog, Hank. Besides taking Hank on outdoor adventures, she enjoys reading and good coffee.
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.
Katy came to Gridium with a background in Product Development. She has an SB and SM in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. She enjoys reading, camping, and cross-country road trips with her family.
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.
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.