Chief Executive Officer
Wayne Greenberg is responsible for the overall strategy and direction of E Source. He is a seasoned senior executive with more than 35 years in business management in the energy information sector who has an incredible track record of transforming organizations, motivating teams, and driving sales growth. Wayne was one of the founding board members of the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association; on the association’s behalf, in partnership with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, he was the founding director of the Cleantech Fellows Institute.
President, UtiliWorks Consulting Division
Dale Pennington is president of UtiliWorks Consulting. With more than 35 years of experience with emerging technologies in the utility and municipal space, he’s an expert at guiding utilities toward successful investments in advanced metering infrastructure, smart grid, smart water, smart gas, and smart cities. Before founding UtiliWorks Consulting in 2005, Dale served as executive vice president for Petroleum Information/Dwights Petroconsultants. Dale holds a BA in geology/American studies and a BS in marine science/political science, both from Long Island University, as well as an MS in geophysics from Adelphi University.
President, Trove Predictive Data Science Division
Ted Schultz is president of Trove Predictive Data Science; he has more than 30 years of industry experience and a relentless focus on providing value to customers. Prior to joining E Source, Ted was senior vice president of utility solutions at Ecova, and he also spent 13 years at Duke Energy, where he was vice president of marketing and energy efficiency. Ted has held several advisory board positions at the national level including the Edison Foundation, National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency, EPRI Energy Services, and JD Power Smart Grid Services. He currently serves on the Marketing Executive Conference. Ted holds an MBA from Syracuse University and a BS from State University of New York at Albany.
Dr. Adam Stotz
Chief Technology Officer, Trove Predictive Data Science Division
Dr. Adam Stotz is CTO of Trove Predictive Data Science; he has led the company’s product vision. Adam makes data useful by incorprating predictive data science and problem-solving into his leadership of the technical organization. Before joining Trove, Adam was a principal research scientist at CUBRC, a leading data science research and development firm, where his team delivered predictive-analytics solutions for the US defense and intelligence communities. Adam holds a BS in computer engineering and a PhD in operations research from the University at Buffalo.
Chief Strategy Officer
Matt Burks oversees new product development, strategic partnerships, and corporate strategy for E Source. He has years of experience advising North America’s largest utilities on the connections between energy, technology, society, and policy. Matthew is an industry thought leader in the rapidly evolving electric and gas utility sectors, with a vision for innovating energy-related products and services and an extensive knowledge of customer experience. He focuses a behavioral lens on energy consumers and takes a holistic view of utility markets, disruptive technologies, and new business models.
Senior Vice President, Consulting
Fil Gogel leads the Consulting and Advisory Services group within E Source. Fil’s experience ranges from leading complete turnarounds of customer services operations to CX consulting. Prior to joining E Source, Fil held leadership roles at Public Service Electric & Gas and Pacific Gas and Electric Co. Her consulting background at KPMG LLP and Capgemini crosses multiple industries, include healthcare and life sciences. Clients value her ability to help them create strategic visions; she excels at translating those visions into tactical execution to achieve their business objectives.
Senior Vice President, Sales, Subscription Products Division
Kelly Dietz oversees sales and customer success for the E Source subscription membership business and is responsible for customer engagement, renewals, and customer and partner acquisitions. Kelly has over 25 years of sales and sales management experience in the utility industry and a deep understanding of technology and solution delivery in advanced metering infrastructure, smart grid and smart city solutions, and advanced analytics. Before joining E Source, Kelly worked with companies such as Landis+Gyr, GRIDiant Advanced Analytics, Smart Synch (now Itron), and Mincom (now ABB). Kelly holds a BSBA in business and marketing from Ohio State University.
Vice President, Subscription Products Division
Alanya oversees the E Source subscription products and is responsible for the delivery team’s strategic direction. She also manages the company’s mergers and acquisitions. In past roles, she developed new products including the E Source Distributed Energy Resource Strategy Service, which she ran for two years. Before joining E Source, Alanya worked at several companies in the energy industry, including Duke Energy, where she was the director of Strategy, Communications, and Continuous Improvement in the Emerging Technology Office. Alanya has an MBA and MS from the University of Michigan and a BA in architecture from Yale University.
Vice President, Operations
Kym Wootton is responsible for the shared services of E Source: marketing, human resources, project management, IT, facilities, business intelligence, and content management. She focuses on building a high-performing business with a commitment to coaching for performance and growth. Kym’s work establishes a clear vision for the organization with respect to strategy, mission, and organizational effectiveness that ensures alignment and collaboration across departments.
Jonathan Willcox, CPA
Vice President, Finance
Jonathan Willcox is Vice President of Finance at E Source. As an active member of the Buffalo startup community he has been a judge for Ignite Buffalo, an organizer for Techstars’ Buffalo Startup Weekend, and an advisor to startups and seed funds. Jonathan serves as the Board Treasurer of Westminster Economic Development Initiative, Board Treasurer of Field and Fork Network, Board Member of Niagara University Accounting Advisory Board, and was the former Chair of the New York State Society of CPAs’ Buffalo Chapter Technology Committee. He holds a BBA in accounting from Niagara University.
The E Source Advisory Board is the executive committee providing guidance and thought leadership to E Source and to the energy utility market in general. Their wisdom, dynamic insight, innovative advice, and utility experience influence E Source decisions about research, strategy, and market direction. Their unbiased opinions provide wide perspectives as well as wise counsel on big-picture issues.
Former CEO, Tucson Electric Power and Illinois Power
Charles Bayless was one of the first utility leaders to recognize the promise of distributed generation as a less risky and cleaner alternative to investment in conventional central-station generation. Bayless has been chairman, president, and CEO of both Tucson Electric Power (UniSource Energy) and Illinois Power (Illinova Corp.). Before that, he served in senior positions at Public Service of New Hampshire and Consumers Power (now Consumers Energy). Bayless has served on the boards of more than 15 organizations, including the Ontario Power Authority, the Electric Power Research Institute, and the Edison Electric Institute.
Senior Attorney and Codirector, Natural Resources Defense Council Energy Program
Ralph Cavanagh is a champion of the notion that environmental solutions should contribute to the bottom line of polluting businesses, something that traditional regulations prevented. Cavanagh’s unparalleled success in persuading regulators of the merits of this once-unorthodox view helped to prove that utility regulatory reform is viable and that it yields substantial environmental gains. He has used public policy in an exemplary way to bring about positive, widespread changes in existing regulations and practices. Cavanaugh has been with the NRDC since 1979; he also served for 10 years as a member of the US Secretary of Energy’s advisory board.
John Di Stasio
President, Large Public Power Council
John Di Stasio was formerly the general manager and CEO of SMUD, where his accomplishments included improving reliability and offering some of the lowest electricity rates in California. He was also instrumental in securing a $127.5 million grant from the US Department of Energy to pursue a smart grid infrastructure project. Di Stasio is the past president of both the Northwest Public Power Association and the California Municipal Utility Association and the vice chair of the Large Public Power Council.
President and CEO, Smart Electric Power Alliance
Julia Hamm has 15 years of experience advising and collaborating with utilities, manufacturers, and government agencies on renewable-energy and energy-efficiency strategies and programs. The knowledge and experience she’s gained at the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) since 2004 makes her one of the world’s foremost experts on the nexus between utilities and solar energy. She guides and oversees all of the research, education, and collaboration activities for SEPA’s more than 1,000 member companies. Prior to joining SEPA, she worked for ICF International, where she supported the US Environmental Protection Agency’s implementation of the Energy Star program.
President and CEO, American Public Power Association
Sue Kelly guides American Public Power Association’s (APPA’s) efforts to influence power sector climate policy in a way that acknowledges the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while maintaining the financial health of public power. Prior to becoming president and CEO, she was APPA’s senior vice president of policy analysis and general counsel. Kelly is a former principal with Miller, Balis & O’Neil, PC, where she represented electric utilities and their trade associations as well as other governmental entities, assisting them with restructuring-related issues before the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, federal appellate courts, and state public utility commissions.
Founder and Managing Director, EnerTech Capital
Scott Ungerer has been a leader in venture capital investing for the traditional and advanced energy sectors for nearly 20 years. He is one of the few in his field with an extensive and proven investment and management operations history. Ungerer looks for opportunities that reduce the cost and improve the customer experience related to all aspects of energy supply, delivery, and usage. His areas of expertise include companies that sell into central and distributed power generation; electric transmission; electric, natural gas, and water distribution; energy management for the customer premise; intelligent grid; and transportation.
Principal, Mindset Matters
Roger Woodworth has dedicated his life to helping people favorably transform the forces that shape social and economic outcomes. Over his 37-year career at Avista, he held a variety of roles, including vice president of operations, vice president for sustainable energy, and vice president of customer solutions. Prior to his early retirement in 2016, Woodworth served as corporate vice president and chief strategy officer. He was also president of Avista’s development subsidiary. As principal of Mindset Matters, Woodworth helps people refresh strategies, align efforts, and expand connections to achieve greater things. His clients include a wide range of for-profit, municipal, academic, and nonprofit organizations.