Ivo Steklac, COO, Tendril
Mr. Steklac, a 20+ year industry veteran, is responsible for the day to day operations of Tendril globally, including business development, sales and marketing, product management and development. Most recently Steklac was CEO of Greenbox Technology, a company that provides interactive energy management for the smart home, which was acquired by Silver Spring Networks in late 2009. Previously, he worked as Vice President of Marketing for Energy and Utilities at Schlumberger, and founded Enspiria Solutions, a consultancy and systems integration firm. While Ivo started in a rather limited role at Tendril in 2010, it didn’t take him long to move into the COO chair.
Rick Stevens, VP of asset management, Hydro One
Rick Stevens has been with Hydro One, Ontario, Canada, for 27 years where he currently serves as vice president of asset management. Rick developed the overall business strategy and business case for the deployment of Hydro One’s smart meter program and led Hydro One’s Smart Meter/Smart Grid initiative which involved the rollout of 1.2 million meters. He is a past chairman of the Utilimetrics board of directors.
Dr. J. Kelly Truman, President & CEO, Deeya Energy
Kelly Truman has been President and CEO of Deeya Energy since 2010, bringing over 25 years of experience in renewable energy, semiconductor manufacturing and thin film technology. Prior to joining Deeya Energy, Kelly was a founding team member and SVP at Solyndra, where he led Marketing, Sales, Business Development,