Thought Leaders

Paula Gold-Williams

President & CEO
CPS Energy

Nancy Bui-Thompson

Board President
SMUD

Calvin G. Butler Jr.

Chief Executive Officer, Exelon Utilities
Senior Executive Vice President, Exelon

Gil Quiniones

President & CEO
New York Power Authority

Jackie Sargent

General Manager
Austin Energy

Badar Khan

President
National Grid USA

Jan Vrins

Leader of Guidehouse’s global Energy, Sustainability, and Infrastructure segment
Guidehouse

Sadzi Oliva

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

Suzanne Russo

CEO
Pecan Street

Paul Lau

CEO & General Manager
SMUD

Andrea Ruótolo

Senior Director, Grid Modernization & Innovation
Liberty

Abhay Gupta

CEO & Founder
Bidgely

Rebecca Foster

Chief Executive Officer
VEIC

Kevin E. Walker

President and Chief Executive Officer
Duquesne Light Company

Damali Rhett Harding

Strategy & Innovation Specialist
Oracle | Opower

George Hunt

Chief Strategy Officer
SEW

Emeka Anyanwu

Energy Innovation & Resources Officer
Seattle City Light

Gregg Knight

Executive Vice President, Customer Transformation and Business Services
CenterPoint Energy

Josh Gould

Director of Innovation
Duquesne Light Company

Brian Savoy

Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer
Duke Energy

Deepak Garg

Founder and Chairman
Smart Energy Water

Karl Popham

Manager - Emerging Technologies & EVs
Austin Energy

Erin Autin

Director, Research Programs
Zpryme