Thought Leaders

Calvin G. Butler Jr.

Senior EVP & COO
Exelon Corporation

Paul Lau

CEO & General Manager
SMUD

Jackie Sargent

General Manager
Austin Energy

Rudy Garza

Interim President & Chief Executive Officer
CPS Energy

Nancy Bui-Thompson

Director
SMUD

Philip J. Dion

Chief Customer Officer
AEP

Dr. Michael Webber

Professor, Josey Centennial Professorship in Energy Resources
University of Texas

Emeka Anyanwu

Energy Innovation & Resources Officer
Seattle City Light

Bryan Hannegan

President & CEO
Holy Cross Energy

Sadzi Oliva

Vice President Government Relations and Community
United Scrap Metal, Inc.

Kumi Premathilake

Division Vice President, AMI and Services
Hubbell Utility Systems

Suzanne Russo

CEO
Pecan Street

Lorraine Akiba

President & CEO
LHA Ventures

Cheryl Mele

VP, Customer Care & Corporate Communications
El Paso Electric

Quinn Parker

Founder & CEO
Encolor

Astrid Atkinson

CEO and Co-Founder
Camus Energy

Lindsey McDougall

Utility Strategist
Austin Energy

Deanna Rodriguez

President & CEO
ENTERGY

Liz Maberry

Chief Marketing Officer
Energy Texas

Mark Martyak

Chief Sales Officer, Distributed Infrastructure
PowerSecure

Bill Hetherington

CEO
Bandera Electric

David Morton

Microgrids Director, Edged Energy
Endeavour

Shuli Goodman

Founder & Executive Director
Linux Foundation Energy

Christen Waggoner

Interim VP, Customer Experience Operations
CPS Energy

Deepak Garg

CEO and Founder
Smart Energy Water

Scott Bolton

Senior Vice President, Transmission Development
PacifiCorp

Dr. Shelley Francis

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
EVNoire

Rick Luna

Director, Technology & Product Innovation
CPS Energy

David J. Irwin P.E.

Director of Project Development
U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives

David I. McGeown

Senior Advisor for Utilities
US Army Office of Energy Initiatives

Anita Ledbetter

Executive Director
Build San Antonio Green

Noah Oaks

State and Local Policy Manager
SPEER

T.J. Harper

President
Nationwide Energy Partners & Armada Power

Karl Popham

Manager - Emerging Technologies & EVs
Austin Energy

Doug Lewin

President
Texas Energy Summit

Judy McElroy

CEO
Fractal Energy Storage Consultants

Peter Muhoro

Chief Strategy, Technology & Innovation Officer
REC

Mary Anne Brelinsky

President
EDF Energy North America

Maria S. Bocanegra

Commissioner
Illinois Commerce Commission

Gerardo Delgado

Energy Attorney
Quarles & Brady LLP

Jason Handley

General Manager | Distributed Energy Group
Duke Energy

Erika Bierschbach

Vice President, Energy Market Operations & Resource Planning
Austin Energy

Elaine Veselka

Vice President, Customer Account Management
Austin Energy

Donny Holaschutz

Managing Partner and a Co-founder
Inodú

Steve Kiesner

Sr. Director, National Customer Markets
Edison Electric Institute

Tucker Perkins

President and CEO
Propane Education & Research Council

Ali Mohammed

Sr Director of the Digital Innovation and Transformation Office
NYPA

Cameron Freberg

Utility Strategist - Electric Vehicles & Emerging Technologies
Austin Energy

Khalil Shalabi

Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Transformation
Lower Colorado River Authority

Laxman Challa

Manager , SAP Cloud and Technology
Southwest Gas Corporation

Navneet Trivedi

Co-Founder and COO
Vrinda

Dwayne Stradford

Managing Director | ENRA Strategic Initiatives
AEP

Gary Rackliffe

VP Market Development and Innovation
Hitachi Energy

Matt Piper

Global Industry Director for Utilities and AEC
ESRI

Jay Lasseter

VP Industry + Growth
Landis+Gyr

Brian Behlendorf

General Manager
Open Source Security Foundation

Jason Rodriguez

CEO & Co-Founder
Zpryme

Joyce Deuley

Senior Research Analyst
Zpryme

Vivian Bouet

CIO
CPS Energy

Rick Cutter

Managing Partner
Cloud for Utilities

Jessica Christianson

Senior Director of Innovation and Sustainability
El Paso Electric Company

Tatianna Cannon

Executive Director
Solar Austin

Guillermo Salazar

Co-founder and CEO
ICwhatUC

David Dollihite

Managing Director
Bridgewater

Yuvaraj Mani

Chief Product Officer
App Orchid

Gerry Metzler

President
QBA

Russell Boyer

Global Energy Field Director, Utilities
Dell Technologies

Jim McArdle

VP Platform and Technology Regulated Industries
SAP

Andrew Singer

Vice President & General Manager, East Region
Constellation

Sol Bobst

President
Solar Ranch Development Company

Clyde Seepersad

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Training & Certification
The Linux Foundation

Hebah Bukhari

Research and Content Analyst
Zpryme

Kelly James

SVP & GM for Energy & Utilities
Salesforce

Kimberly M. Britton

CEO
EPIcenter

John Fernandes

Senior Consultant - Emerging Technologies
Customized Energy Solutions

Catherine Garcia Flowers

Co-Founder
Energy Well Texas

Mary Palmer

Environmental Program Coordinator
Austin Energy

Shaun Hoyte

Section Manager of Clean Energy Networks
Con Edison

Andy Vesey

President
SmarteMobility

Ryan Gerbrandt

Chief Operating Officer
Anterix

Cengizhan Yenerim

Director of Demand Risk Management
ENGIE

Rahul Kar

SVP and GM
AutoGrid

Evan O’Mahoney

VP, Technology Services
CPS Energy

Cherish Smith

Director, Energy, Sustainability, & Infrastructure
Guidehouse

Michael Oshetski

CEO
Micatu

Stephanie Knight

Key Account Manager
Apogee Interactive

Brian Lindamood

VP, Marketing & Content Strategy
Questline

Andrew Kling

Technical Director of Analytics Services
Sentient Energy

Maria Kretzing

Head of Innovation
Bidgely

Bashir Bseirani

CEO and CTO
Avertra

Jarred Metoyer

Senior Vice President / Managing Director Markets and Risk
DNV

Gabe Prado

Product Marketing Director, Power and Utilities
Cognite

Erika Myers

Director of Global E-Mobility
World Resources Institute (WRI) Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Trinity Lloyd

Energy Transition & Sustainability Lead
Google Cloud

Sally Dominguez

Futurist, Inventor, Creative Resilience Expert, Innovation Provocateur
Author

Amy Atchley

Sr. Lead, EV Equity Program
Austin Energy

Angel Lance

Founder and CEO
Motive Power

Eric Dresselhuys

CEO
ESS inc.

Adrian Rodriguez

Senior Vice President of Regulatory and Strategy
PSE

Jim Piotrowski

Director, Renewable Generation
Arizona Public Service

Elizabeth Gonzalez Brock

Vice President, Energy Solutions and Business Services
CenterPoint Energy

Katie M. Sloan

Vice President, Customer Programs and Services
Southern California Edison

Sadie Bronk

CEO and Co-Founder
Energy Bees

Ashley Nicholls

Co-Founder & Chief Strategist
Doer/Maker

Christina Oliver

Vice President of Strategy and Process Improvement
Lower Colorado River Authority

John Miri

Chief Administrative Officer
LCRA

Jason Smith

General Manager
Bright Canyon Energy

Andrew Higgins

Senior Director, Products & Services
CPS Energy

Carlos Nouel

VP, Transformation Programs
National Grid

Dylan Lockwood

Senior Editor
Zpryme

Ricky Murray

Senior Marketing Director
Zpryme

Erin Autin

Director, Research Programs
Zpryme

Laurel Morris

Utility & Mobility Project Manager
Zpryme

Bethany Ruhe

Director of Programing
Gridmates