5.24.18 NYAE Q2 Stakeholder Seriest: Smart Buildings & Grid Modernization

Discussion leaders include:

  • Aaron Ordower, Senior Policy Advisor, NYC Mayor's Office of Sustainability

  • Frank Norcross, ‎Vice President, Hudson Yards Energy, Related Companies

  • Gregg Fischer, Director of Energy Systems, Tishman Speyer

  • ‎Damian Sciano, Director Distributed Resource Integration, Con Edison

  • Janet Martin, Director Network Transformation, Verizon

  • John Rice, Partner, AKF Group Phyllis Kessler, Of Counsel, Duane Morris LLP

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3.8.18 NYAE Q1 Stakeholder Series: Resiliency, Critical Infrastructure & Microgrids

Discussion leaders include:

  • Susanne DesRoches, Deputy Director, Infrastructure + Energy, NYC Mayor's Office of Recovery & Resiliency and Office of Sustainability

  • Michael DeSocio, Senior Manager, Market Design, NYISO

  • Paul Tyno, Strategic Energy Advisor, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

  • Damei Jack, Manager - Strategy, Distributed Resource Integration, Con Edison

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11.30.17 NYAE Q4 Stakeholder Series: Energy, Mobility and Transportation

Discussion leaders include:

  • John Markowitz, Manager, Advanced Infrastructure, New York Power Authority

  • Thomas Abdallah, Deputy Vice President & Chief Environmental Engineer, MTA NYCT

  • Tim Kreukniet, Vice President Development, EVBox

  • Nick Hill, Market Manager, ReachNow by BMW

  • Mark Simon, Director, Metropolitan Planning NYC DOT

  • Nora Ostrovskaya, Director, Strategic Initiatives, MTA

10.5.17 NYAE Stakeholder Breakfast: IoT, Technology and Innovation

Discussion leaders include:

  • 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 include:

  • 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

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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.

Learn more about NYU Langone's sustainability goals here.

3.23.17 NYAE Stakeholder Breakfast: Critical Infrastructure & Microgrids

Discussion Leaders include:

  • 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 include:

  • 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, check out Columbia University’s Campus Energy Renewal Project.

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 include:

  • 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 include:

  • 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.