Senior Technical Director, Intelligent Energy Services Department
Mr. Sanders leads Energy Solutions intelligent device analytics and optimization growth areas contributing to deeper, more persistent energy savings for utilities. As Senior Technical Director he provides support and guidance to regional, national, and international bodies regarding the future of intelligent lighting systems, implications of real-time performance data, IoT business intelligence, and emerging opportunities for energy and non-energy benefits.
As a thought leader, Mr. Sanders pulls from deep experience in lighting, controls, IT, Big Data, Smart Grid, organizational process maturity, and energy efficiency to champion a vision of cognitive energy optimization, driven by the integration of IoT, cloud computing, and machine learning.
Prior to joining Energy Solutions, Mr. Sanders worked for Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), as a Senior Product Manager, leading vision and strategy for accelerating the adoption of luminaire level lighting controls (LLLC). He also led the development of market intervention strategies for NEEA’s Retail Product Portfolio (RPP) regional program. Prior to NEEA, Mr. Sanders worked for Alstom Grid, a global leader in Generation, Transmission, Distribution, and Smart Grid products and services, where he managed their consulting practice of power engineers.
- Oregon State University, B.A. Business, focus in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science