Our Leadership Team

Meet the EnergySavvy leadership, Board of Directors & Advisers

EnergySavvy’s leadership team brings experience from both software and energy including Microsoft, Amazon, EnerNOC, and PG&E. Collectively, we have many decades of technology development expertise delivering large-scale software to more than half a billion users.

Leadership

Aaron Goldfeder

CEO and co-founder

Aaron Goldfeder

Aaron Goldfeder

CEO and co-founder

Aaron is responsible for the overall strategy, leadership and growth of EnergySavvy. As an innovator at the intersection of software and energy efficiency, he is frequently sought as a speaker at industry events.

Prior to EnergySavvy, Aaron was a Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft, where he was a key leader on Windows XP, the Dot Net Framework, Local Search and a Microsoft Cloud Services Platform. Aaron is an inventor on ten patents, has traveled to nearly 60 countries and loves to snowboard. He earned a MS and BS in mathematics from the University of Washington and Florida, respectively.

Scott Case

Chief Operating Officer

Scott Case

Scott Case

Chief Operating Officer

Scott leads EnergySavvy’s product strategy and ensures that we blend innovation and customer needs to achieve breakthrough solutions. He has authored numerous industry articles on consumer engagement with home energy efficiency and is frequently sought as a speaker on the topic. Scott’s expertise in online marketing and software product management stems from his five years at aQuantive (acquired by Microsoft), where he managed the development of aQuantive’s ad serving tools. Scott holds an MBA from MIT and a BA degree in political science and economics from Williams College.

Michael Rigney

SVP Client Solutions, Marketing & Regulatory

Michael Rigney

Michael Rigney

SVP Client Solutions, Marketing & Regulatory

Michael leads the commercial teams at EnergySavvy, including client solutions, marketing, regulatory affairs and sales operations. Driven by a belief that business could help address energy and environmental challenges, Michael entered the energy field in 2003 with GE Wind Energy; he brings over 10 years of sales, marketing and business development leadership to EnergySavvy. Previously, Michael was VP of Business Development at Gridco Systems, a leader in active grid infrastructure solutions. From 2005 to 2010, he held sales and marketing leadership positions at EnerNOC during its growth from $1M to $300M in revenue and from 25 to 500 employees. Outside of work, Michael enjoys spending time hiking, sea kayaking, and with his family. Michael earned an undergraduate engineering degree from Dartmouth College and received an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Kalpana Narayanaswamy

VP of Engineering

Kalpana Narayanaswamy

Kalpana Narayanaswamy

VP of Engineering

Kalpana leads EnergySavvy’s engineering team and is responsible for all development initiatives. Kalpana brings over 15 years of software development experience and holds several patents. She is passionate about startups and delivering new, innovative software products to market. She was recently director of engineering and product management at Doyenz responsible for the CloudDR platform and partner relationships. Prior to Doyenz, she cofounded and led the product strategy and development efforts for SynerG, federated data visualization and operational intelligence platform for large-scale enterprises. Kalpana also spent eight years at Attachmate as an engineer, manager and Director of Product Development managing SOA and user organized enterprise product initiatives. Kalpana loves to travel around the world and cares deeply about the welfare of animals. Kalpana holds an MS in computer science from the University of Texas.

David Wolpa

VP of Client Solutions

David Wolpa

David Wolpa

VP of Client Solutions

David leads the client solutions team at EnergySavvy. He honed his enthusiasm for solving big problems through technology while working at NASA on the robotics systems for the International Space Station. At Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) he drove performance improvements in the electric operations business including spearheading the successful upgrade of the company’s operational data management platform. After observing the unmet potential of energy efficiency in solving long-term energy needs, he joined EnergySavvy to make energy efficiency more accessible for energy consumers and dependable for utility resource planners. David has an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Texas.

Michael Albrecht

VP Client Engagement

Michael Albrecht

Michael Albrecht

VP Client Engagement

Michael leads EnergySavvy’s client engagement team and is responsible for helping our customers design and implement effective solutions utilizing our products and industry best practices. Prior to joining EnergySavvy, Michael led national service teams for Microsoft, Rapt and Macrovision and Synopsys and has developed solutions and strategic services for online advertising, software licensing and electronic design automation. Michael holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan.

Board of Directors

Aaron Goldfeder

CEO and co-founder

Aaron Goldfeder

Aaron Goldfeder

CEO and co-founder

Aaron is responsible for the overall strategy, leadership and growth of EnergySavvy. As an innovator at the intersection of software and energy efficiency, he is frequently sought as a speaker at industry events.

Prior to EnergySavvy, Aaron was a Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft, where he was a key leader on Windows XP, the Dot Net Framework, Local Search and a Microsoft Cloud Services Platform. Aaron is an inventor on ten patents, has traveled to nearly 60 countries and loves to snowboard. He earned a MS and BS in mathematics from the University of Washington and Florida, respectively.

Karl Siebrecht

Chairman and co-founder

Karl Siebrecht

Karl Siebrecht

Chairman and co-founder

Karl is a founding board member of EnergySavvy. Most recently, he was CEO of ad technology company AdReady. Prior to founding EnergySavvy and joining AdReady, Karl was president of Atlas at aQuantive, before its $6B acquisition by Microsoft. Prior to aQuantive, Karl was a manager at Bain & Company, and spent four years in the United States Navy as a Diving Officer. Karl earned an MBA with honors from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College, and a BA in economics from Duke University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of King FM and AdReady in Seattle.

Mike Galgon

Mike Galgon

Mike Galgon

Mike Galgon

Mike Galgon

Perceiving that online advertising was not advancing rapidly enough to meet the demands of marketers, Mike Galgon co-founded aQuantive, Inc. (formerly Avenue A, Inc.) in 1997 to drive the development of digital marketing and technology. As president and general manager of Avenue A from 1997 to 1999, he led the creation and execution of the company’s business plan. Mike also served as acting chief technology officer for the company’s Atlas DMT business unit from 2001 to 2002. Later, as aQuantive’s chief strategy officer, Mike oversaw the company’s strategic direction, including business development initiatives and marketing efforts. Prior to founding aQuantive, Mike served as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1990 to 1994 and spent one year as a full-time volunteer with Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA). He holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and an AB in economics from Duke University.

Dean Sciorillo

Director at EnerTech Capital

Dean Sciorillo

Dean Sciorillo

Director at EnerTech Capital

Dean has been investing in energy technology companies and projects for 14 years. He joined EnerTech in 2004 and focuses primarily on the firm’s power and utility related investments. Dean currently sits on the board of OwnEnergy and is a board observer on Tangent Energy Solutions and N-Dimension Solutions. He was a board observer of CoaLogix and key team member of its successful sale. Prior to EnerTech, Dean spent 15 years with Exelon Corporation in the corporate venture capital, strategy, several corporate start-ups and power generation groups. Dean received a BS in Finance from LaSalle University and an MBA from the Fox School of Temple University.

Tim Woodward

Managing Director of Prelude Ventures

Tim Woodward

Tim Woodward

Managing Director of Prelude Ventures

As Managing Director of Prelude Ventures, Tim builds on 25 years of venture capital investing experience working with talented entrepreneurs who want to change the world. Previously, Tim was a Managing Director for 15 years with Nth Power where he led investments in companies involved in renewable energy, demand response, advanced materials and outsourced utility customer management. He was the lead investment partner for that firm’s successful investments in Evergreen Solar (ESLR), Comverge (COMV) and Proton Energy Systems (DESC). Prior to entering the venture capital business, Tim was involved in the launch of First Source, a company providing industrial solvent recycling services. Tim currently serves on the board of directors for AllConnect and Allotrope, and has oversight for Prelude Ventures’ investments in Aquion and QuantumScape.

Bradley Zenger

Managing Director of Pivotal Investments

Bradley Zenger

Bradley Zenger

Managing Director of Pivotal Investments

Brad Zenger is co-founder and a Managing Director of Pivotal Investments where he focuses on resource efficiency. Prior to Pivotal, Brad was an entrepreneurial sales and marketing executive with over 20 years of experience in identifying new markets, building businesses and driving global growth. In 1997, he co-founded Pixelworks Inc., a fabless semiconductor company in the advanced display market listed on the NASDAQ in 2000. Prior to Pixelworks, Brad led marketing and new business development teams for In Focus Systems, the market leader in the digital projection market. He was part of the team that grew revenues from $50M to nearly $250M over five years. Brad started his career in the US Navy as a Nuclear Submarine Officer. Brad has a BSME from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Advisers

Leo Shklovskii

Co-founder and Technical Adviser

Leo Shklovskii

Leo Shklovskii

Co-founder and Technical Adviser

As co-founder of EnergySavvy, Leo was responsible for the overall technology and user experience strategy and process for the company. Under his leadership, our products received rave reviews and considerable imitation. He worked as a developer focused on web applications at Amazon.com, Redfin and D.E. Shaw. He created novel and effective data visualization at Amazon and performed critical architectural and scaling work at Redfin and Amazon. Leo loves to absorb new technologies, push boundaries and play ultimate frisbee. Leo holds a BS in computer science from Yale University.

Michael Blasnik

Technical Adviser

Michael Blasnik

Michael Blasnik

Technical Adviser

Michael is an expert in statistical analysis of utility billing and energy usage data, assessment and refinement of engineering algorithms for predicting energy usage and savings, and the mathematical modeling of building performance. In addition, he is a noted national expert with 25 years of experience working with utilities, private industry and government agencies.

Matt McCaffree

Industry and Regulatory Policy

Matt McCaffree

Matt McCaffree

Industry and Regulatory Policy

Matt has worked across energy, telecom and water on regulatory policy, demand side management and utility resource planning throughout his career. He has approached utility regulatory issues from the perspective of an industry consultant with the Brattle Group, an energy efficiency advocate at the Edison Foundation, and a utility vendor at Opower. Matt is currently Director of State Regulatory Relations for the National Association of Water Companies, serves as a faculty member at NARUC’s Rate School and is a member of the advisory board for the Center for Public Utilities at New Mexico State University.

Investors

EnergySavvy is backed by a group of private investors including Prelude Ventures, Pivotal Investments, Summit Capital and leading independent investors such as the Northwest Energy Angels.

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