Meet Our Advisory Board

Advisors

Don Sturek
CTO & Co-founder, Grid2Home

Co-founder and CTO of Grid2Home with more than 20 years experience in the software design of IP, mesh networking and wireless protocols and products. He has been an active member IEEE, ZigBee, Blue tooth and ISA, holding key chair positions. He is actively involved in ZigBee in defining the next generation standards for Smart Energy. Don formally co-founded Figure 8 Wireless, which developed the original ZigBee stack and was acquired by Chipcon and then Texas Instruments.

Michael Thomas
CEO & President, Founder Active Worldwide

Michael is a strategic alliance, channel sales and business development leader with a proven track record of leading global organizations to build high impact partnerships. His primary objective in the Advisory Board role at Wireless Glue Network is to actively in develop key partnerships to increase technology integration, global joint solution development, delivery and go-to-market to greatly enhance our customer value and delivery capabilities. Michael was held senior roles at Polycom, Alcatel-TITN Inc and Cisco.

Matthew Jacobsen
Ph.D. Candidate at UC San Diego

Pursuing a degree in artificial intelligence. He currently holds a BS degree from UC Berkeley and a MS degree from UC San Diego. Recent internship positions at Microsoft Research and Google X have explored large-scale distributed systems and machine learning problems. Prior to his Ph.D. work, Matthew worked in the technology sector of the San Francisco Bay Area for 8 years. He has worked as an enterprise software engineer, technical architect, and consultant at large corporations and startups.

Jonathan Skelding
Global Solutions Director, ServiceMax

Jonathan Skelding has been in Enterprise Software for over 20 years with roles in engineering, product management, sales, and professional services working predominantly with early to middle stage startups, he also spent several years at Oracle where he was responsible for the global expansion of North American Consulting projects in Europe, Australia, and Asia. Jonathan’s focus for many years was network security, identity and access management and he owned his own consulting firm for a number of years. Recently Jonathan shifted focus to energy management and analysis, and resource optimization running the Global Services Organization for Hara before joining WirelessGlue. Jonathan’s focus is the capture of building performance data and the modeling and analysis in order to drive a pre-emptive efficiency model.

Andrew Green
Energy Consultant

President of his own energy advisory firm, Mr. Green has over 25 years' experience and expertise in the energy industry with a full range of knowledge in energy supply and demand management. Mr. Green designs energy strategies for commercial, utility, and government markets and has successfully designed, developed and implemented efficiency, renewable, on-site power and demand response solutions. He has held management positions with Duke Energy, Pacific Gas & Electric, Navigant Consulting, Aeris Communications and numerous US Dept. of Energy funded programs. Mr. Green was awarded "National Energy Manager of the Year, 2006" by the Association of Energy Engineers and the "Early Adopter Innovator Award, 2007" - for Automated Critical Peak Pricing and Demand Response.