Christopher Burmester

Chief Operations Officer

Chris leads the overall strategic direction for Energy Solutions and provides the vision for the company’s development of new initiatives.  He is the executive manager for integrated demand side management programs and oversees clean transportation, renewables, information systems, and intelligent grid services.

Before joining Energy Solutions, Chris was the CTO of Confoti, Inc., a consumer digital technology services company, and CEO of Formation Software services, a software contracting company supporting information systems for utilities, technology and financial companies including Pacific Gas & Electric, Hewlett Packard and Charles Schwab.  He was also a research engineer in Apple’s Advanced Technology Group, a research associate at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and he lectured in Advanced Topics in Integrated Demand Side Management at Stanford University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.