John is an energy entrepreneur and thought leader with 33 years experience in a variety of pioneering roles and projects, and a nationally-recognized innovator in energy (FierceEnergy: list of the 15 most influential players in the energy industry in 2011, GreenTech Media: The Networked Grid 100: The Movers and Shakers of the Smart Grid in 2012). Since 2017, John has worked with innovative startups to accelerate DER penetration and carbon mitigation in cities, regions and countries. In 2018, John co-founded REgrid.global to provide a product solution to Transportation Electrification that provides multiple benefits to the utility, transportation and public sectors. John now serves as VP Business Development Americas for Tritium, a global leader in the rapidly growing DC fast charging industry.
John is an accomplished author and public speaker and over the past two decades has published books, book chapters, and numerous articles on electricity and digital innovation in traditional /new media. John has an MBA with honors and a BA in Government from the University of Texas at Austin. John divides his time between his home in Austin, Texas, and airports across the Americas.