2017: Distributed Energy Future
This year the conference will focus on companies paving the way to develop existing technologies in innovative ways and to modernize the grid to effectively utilize distributed energy resources.
We have keynotes from Cypress Creek Renewables and Intel to spark the conversation around installing more renewable generation in a cost effective localized way and what that means for the grid of the future to take on these resources and many others.
As CEO, Matt oversees all operations and investor relations for Cypress Creek Renewables. Prior to forming Cypress, he served as the CFO of Paramount Equity, a role he held from December 2012 to April 2014. As CFO of Paramount, Matt launched the firm’s first tax equity fund with US Bank in March 2013. Before joining Paramount, he was the CFO of Gehrlicher Solar America Corporation from 2010 to 2012, where he developed and financed a large portfolio of utility-scale and commercial solar projects.
Lorie Wigle leads Intel Corporation's IoT security efforts. She works across the company to set the strategy and drive execution. Lorie was named one of the three most powerful women in smart grid by Smart Grid Newsletter and one of top 10 women in sustainability by PINK magazine. In 2011, she received the Sustainable Business Leadership Award from Sustainable Business Oregon. She has been at Intel for 31 years with the last 2+ on assignment at Intel Security
Joseph A. Householder is corporate group president of infrastructure businesses for Sempra Energy, a San Diego-based Fortune 500 energy services holding company whose subsidiaries provide electricity, natural gas and value-added products and services. The Sempra Energy companies' 17,000 employees serve more than 32 million consumers worldwide.