Dave is a controls and communications enthusiast. He has conducted research, design and deployment of smart grids, smart buildings and automated demand response systems. At LBNL, Dave architected and helped manage the deployment of an automated demand response system that shed over 200 MW from the California Electric grid last summer. Dave has contributed to the California energy code (title 24) as well as numerous publications on Demand Response and Energy Information Systems. He previously held product development and management positions at Grid-Net, Honeywell and Echelon Corp. where he helped create hardware and software products for the monitoring, controlling and visualizing the use of energy.