Expert is a Business Executive with 25 years’ experience in the energy and high technology sectors. Expert is a successful fundraiser for both private and non-profit companies as well as an experienced investor (with venture and private equity experience).
Expert has written articles on the emergence of digital technologies like A.I. and their use in making wind and solar technologies more effective and better performing.
✔ Managing Director of a new venture fund investing in digital climate solutions in North America.
✔ Member of the Board of Directors for a technology accelerator company serving the Midwestern US [more]and helping to launch new clean energy companies. The Expert founded the company as CEO before transitioning to a Board Director.
✔ Expert was a Member of the Board of Directors of a software tool company for designing rooftop solar.
✔ Expert was the Managing Director of a company investing in digital solutions in energy and industry.
✔ Expert was a Member of the Board of Directors of an artificial intelligence software company that helps industrial companies improves performance and profitability.
✔ Expert was a Member of the Board of Directors of a cloud-based software solution company for automatically settling wholesale energy trades.
✔ Expert was the Founder and Managing Director of a clean energy investing venture capital firm of a venture fund that invests in high growth technology companies that make energy more affordable, reliable and secure.
✔Expert was the Senior Vice President of New Ventures and Corporate Affairs of the world’s largest independently owned renewable energy developer. Responsible for leading the evaluation and investment in new technologies. The existing portfolio includes: wind, solar, natural gas and battery storage; with expansion into new areas of: demand response, distributed generation and microgrids.
✔ Expert was the CEO and Co-Founder of a non-profit, clean energy accelerator that launches, funds and grows new cleantech businesses.
With over 20 years’ experience within the software industry, this Expert is a thought leader in the field of Graph Analytics to reveal structures within real-world networks and predict dynamic behaviour.
✔ Having co-authored a book on the subject, this Expert helps teams apply novel approaches to generate new opportunities for companies in Silicon Valley.
✔ Currently the Director at a leading graph database platform.
Expert has 9 years’ experience in the application of statistical modelling and machine learning to renewable energy and other weather-related areas. This Expert has also published several scientific articles on use of machine learning within power forecasting.
Senior Data Scientist at a technical engineering company focussed in the wind turbine industry:
✔ Providing analytics and software solutions for turbine operators, owners, and developers.
✔ Responsible for data analysis, Python software development and maintenance of data management and IT infrastructures.
Postdoctoral Researcher at two European Universities:
✔ Focused on wind energy forecasting – specifically on high-dimensional time series models for short-term predictions.
✔ Lead one of three groups of related tasks within a project of an autonomous intergovernmental organization on forecasting of wind energy, managing the collaboration of researchers from 11 countries.
✔ Researched probabilistic weather forecasting with a focus on distributional and spatio-temporal regression methods.
✔ Counselled their national weather service on the implementation of an ensemble post-processing system.
✔ Organised a conference session regarding advances in statistical post-processing for deterministic and ensemble forecasts at a large European geosciences event.
Expert is a Lead Data Scientist with 5 years’ experience in data analytics and machine/deep learning knowledge.
✔ Worked to streamline medicinal distribution business by applying various machine learning techniques and AB Testing, product stocking predictions, monitoring and reporting production levels of various steel mills, real-time data administrator ensuring well data continuity for up to 22 drilling rigs, and troubleshooting of Real-time related issues, including server issues, connection problems, internal issues and contractor issues.
✔ Helping develop an IoT platform incorporating Digital Twin technology to provide deep insights into data, along with predictive maintenance and anomalous behaviour detection.
✔ In charge of determining and tuning ML/DL algorithms to be used, including but not limited to random forests, boosting ensembles, simple regression models, recurrent neural nets, etc.