Meet Our Team

  • Adam Stein
    President and Co-Founder
  • Allison Inouye
    Full-Stack Developer
  • Andy Richardson
    Front-end Engineer
  • Boyd Arnold
    Senior Account Manager
  • Chelsey Van Naarden Richardson
    Data Analyst
  • Cristian Jansenson
    Senior Software Engineer
  • Greg Anderson
    Director of Data Science
  • Joseph Thomas
    Senior Software Engineer
  • Katy Martin
    Senior Energy Analyst
  • Kimberly Nicholls
    Technical Lead
  • Melanie Wade
    Assistant Controller
  • Millen Paschich
    Director of Marketing
  • Pete Nelson
    Energy Analyst
  • Tim Canavan
    Director of Operations
  • Tom Arnold
    CEO and Co-founder
  • Will Snavely
    Back-end Engineer
  • Sugar Ray
    Cofounder 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.

Allison Inouye

Full-Stack Developer

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 Richardson

Front-end Engineer

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 Arnold

Senior Account Manager

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 Van Naarden Richardson

Data Analyst

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.

Cristian Jansenson

Senior Software Engineer

Cristian Jansenson is a Senior Software Engineer at Gridium. Other than tinkering with code or trying new technologies, he likes to travel or learn new cooking recipes.

Greg Anderson

Director of Data Science

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

Senior Software Engineer

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.

Katy Martin

Senior Energy Analyst

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

Technical Lead

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.

Melanie Wade

Assistant Controller

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!

Millen Paschich

Director of Marketing

Millen has been thinking about the built environment since he was four, when he started with site walks on residential construction projects. He began his career at Cambridge Associates and has an MBA from UCLA. Talk to him about bicycling, buildings, businesses, and green chile burritos!

Pete Nelson

Energy Analyst

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

Director of Operations

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

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.

Will Snavely

Back-end Engineer

Will is a back-end engineer with a background in cyber-security, who generally enjoys breaking software in unexpected ways. Beyond juggling engineering problems, he also enjoys literal juggling, and other circus arts such as unicycling.

Sugar Ray

Cofounder Coach