EnergySavvy Welcomes Tom King to its Board of Directors
SAN FRANCISCO, August 18, 2016 — EnergySavvy, a leader in cloud software for utilities, announced that energy efficiency industry leader, Tom King, joins its Board of Directors. With more than two decades of utility senior management experience in roles including CEO of Pacific Gas and Electric Company and more recently National Grid U.S., Tom King brings invaluable expertise and a unique perspective to EnergySavvy. The company continues to scale its demand-side management software and solutions for utilities, powered by modern customer engagement, analytics and automation.
“Tom has run two of the world’s leading utilities that operate in the #1, #2, #3 and #7 ranked states for energy efficiency. His experience is only matched by his passion for industry progress,” said Aaron Goldfeder, CEO and co-founder of EnergySavvy. “His leadership and insights will help enable EnergySavvy to continue to provide breakthrough and increasingly valuable solutions to our rapidly changing industry. We’re honored to have him join us.”
“I’m excited to join the EnergySavvy team as we drive the next wave forward,” said Tom King. “The EnergySavvy team has demonstrated a strong ability to deliver a software-based solution that drives customer engagement, manages customer programs and quantifies results in real-time. After a deep dive with the team, I was captured. Our evolving industry demands better data and software-driven methods more than ever before. I look forward to continuing to make an impact as an EnergySavvy board member.”
Tom King has been a leader in energy efficiency for many years. He spent the last eight driving success as President and Executive Director at National Grid U.S., while serving as Chairman of the Alliance to Save Energy over the past three years. Tom is credited with the Northeast utility’s successful turnaround, improving returns and customer service led by a program of regulatory engagement and filings, plus a major restructuring in 2011. National Grid manages over $550 million annually in energy efficiency across its US business. And the states it serves, including Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York, are ranked at the top of the national scorecard developed by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
Before National Grid, Tom served in a series of senior operating positions at PG&E Corporation from 1998-2007, including President of PG&E Corporation and Chairman and CEO of Pacific Gas and Electric Company from 2003-2007, and prior to that as President of PG&E National Energy Group.
About Hobbs & Towne
There is only one executive search firm which has specialized in the Power & Energy, Technology, and Sustainability & Impact markets for nearly 20 years. Hobbs & Towne, Inc. remains the premier firm in the sector, having completed 200+ CEO searches and averaging more than 150 executive searches per year. Ranked as one of the 25 largest search firms in North America, Hobbs & Towne has 9 Partners and a team of 38 across offices in Philadelphia, San Francisco, Houston, New York and Toronto.
CEO & Founding Partner