2019 - PI World - San Francisco - PI Geek Track
Data Analytics to enhance Advanced Energy Communities planning and operation (DERNetSoft)
In today’s energy marketplace, poor energy awareness and a lack of data visibility coupled with the technical complexities of DER integration leads to a gap in local Advanced Energy Community development. DERNetSoft provides a scalable solution to this issue, making it possible to build advanced energy communities increasing energy awareness, enabling Distributed Energy Resources planning and supporting their operational optimization. We transform data into actionable insight and value-added advanced analytics and machine learning technique in the energy industry at the community level.
Alberto is a clean tech energy industry innovator and thought leader with 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship, consulting, business development, research, sales and operations.
Currently, Alberto is the Founder and President of DERNetSoft Inc., innovative, US-based clean tech energy startup company focused on transforming the energy industry and providing Advanced Energy Communities as a Service. DERNetSoft is working to provide a low-carbon solution to shape more efficient and sustainable cities while improving the quality of life.
Before DERNetSoft, Alberto spent years working at the executive level, contributing to technology patents and California Energy Commissions and Department of Energy grant applications. He served previously as COO at a publicly traded IT company, wherein he managed all business units and workforce. He has also worked for 10 years in Accenture, helping corporate customer to find the best technology solution to run their business.
Alberto has a master’s degree in Electronics, Telecommunication and Computer Engineering from Bologna University (Italy), and he has been deepening his education ever since.
A recent graduate of Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA) with a B.S. in Computer Engineering and Masters in Energy Systems Engineering, John brings a unique combination of technical training and energy industry know-how, with proven experience in object-oriented programming, software support, and web development. He is the head of engineering team responsible for developing DERNetSoft machine learning engine. John is a member of Lehigh University’s Energy Systems Engineering Institute Strategic Advisory Council, providing guidance and support for the program and its students.
John has experience in startup development and is currently building DERNetSoft’s web platform, which will contribute to the wider deployment of Advanced Energy Communities. He has a passion for the growing digital transformation of the energy industry and is excited to contribute to it.