10.5.17  NYAE Stakeholder Breakfast: IoT, Technology and Innovation

Discussion leaders included:

Sergey Shabalin, Director, Billing Programs and Analytics; City of NY, DCAS: Energy Management Jon Gordon, Senior Advisor to the CEO, NYSERDA

Emilie Buldoc, Vice President, Energy Manager, New York Power Authority

Sara Margaret Geissler, Section Manager Customer Operations, ConEdison

Jonathan Flaherty, Senior Director, Sustainability & Utilities, Tishman Speyer

6.28.17 NYAE Stakeholder Breakfast: Smart Buildings and Grid Modernization

Discussion leaders included:

Stephen Wemple, Director, Utility of the Future, ConEdison

Paul Rode, Director of Engineering, RXR Realty

Philip Skalaski Vice President of Engineering and Energy Services, The Durst Organization

Patrick Love, NYC Carbon Challenge Coordinator, NYC Mayor's Office

March 2017 Leadership Highlight: Richard Cohen, Vice President for Facilities Operation, NYU Langone Health

Mr. Cohen provides a first hand account of the impact of hurricane Sandy on such a critical NYC institution. With extraordinary leadership and 360 teamwork, NYU Medical Center made a full comeback in terms of services and operations within record time. The lessons learned have forever shaped the design, operations and vision of NYU Medical Center. NYU Langone is committed to being the greenest, most resilient hospital of the future, today.

Special thanks to Rich Cohen and Jenna Agins, Energy & Sustainability Specialist, at NYU Langone Medical Center for making this possible.

For more information on NYU Langone's sustainability goals:

3.23.17 NYAE Stakeholder Breakfast: Critical Infrastructure & Microgrids

Discussion Leaders:

Ke Wei, Sr Policy Advisor for Energy, NYC Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency

Frank Martino, Vice President, Facilities Operations, Columbia University

Jennifer Kearney, Executive Partner & Founder, Gotham 360

Andre Wellington, Distributed Generation Ombudsman, Con Edison

Phyllis Kessler, Of Counsel, DuaneMorris - Host Sponsor

Jenna Agins, Energy/Sustainability Specialist, NYU Langone Langon

Michael DeSocio, Sr. Manager Market Design, NYISO

12.15.16 NYAE Stakeholder Breakfast: Energy, Mobility and Transportation

Discussion leaders: 

Thomas Lamb, Chief Innovation and Technology, NYC Transit /MTA

Benjamin Mandel, Renewable Energy Policy Advisor, NYC Mayor's Office

John Shipman, Dept. Manager - Demand Management, Customer Engagement and Electric Vehicle Programs ConEd

John Tull, Senior Manager Utilities Management at Amtrak

Adam Ruder, Clean Transportation Program Manager, NYSERDA

February 2017 NYAE Leadership Profile: Frank Martino. Vice-President of Operations at Columbia University

Mr. Martino accountable for providing a full range of facilities services to the University. Frank leads a team of over 860 employees, providing services to over 14 million square feet of facilities. Recently, Frank led a breakthrough chiller plant optimization project in conjunction with ConEdison's Demand Management Program. For more information:

February 2017 NYAE Leadership Profile: Jennifer Kearney, Founder, Gotham360

In May 2008, industry leader Jennifer Kearney parlayed her position as the Director of Energy Programs for the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare network into her own energy management and consulting firm. Kearney founded Gotham 360 based on offering her clients a holistic approach to energy management from every direction. In addition,

Gotham 360 is proud to be a certified woman-owned business with an industry-wide, national reputation as a trusted advisor on energy management.

9.15.16 NYAE Stakeholder Breakfast: Technology, Buildings and Distributed System Optimization

Discussion leaders:

Phyllis Kessler, Of Counsel, Duane Morriss LLP

Steven Wemple, Director, Utility of the Future, ConEdison

Joshua Clyburn, Manager, Strategic Initiatives, NYSERDA

Jeffrey Davis, Vice President, Development, LL Holdings

Michael Norelli, Strategic Director Distributed Power, GE Power

6.23.16 NYAE Stakeholders Breakfast

Discussion leaders:

Charlie Marino, NY Director of Energy Services, AKF Group

Eric Davis, Specialist, Commercial Demand Response, ConEdison

Jim McDonald - Director of Environmental Impact, PowerSecure

Diana Sweeney - COO, EnergyWatch: Optimizing Energy Supply and Demand Strategies

William Vazquez - General Manager, 3 Bryant Park: Driving Owner Value

November 2016 NYAE Leadership Profile: Mathew Futch, Global Business Development Director for the National Renewable Energy Lab

Previously, Matthew served as Vice President, Strategy and Regulation for USGRDCO and Vice President, US Retail Regulatory Strategy for National Grid. Mr. Futch also worked as Global Policy Director, Energy & Utilities for IBM.