Josh brings over a decade of experience in planning, developing, and deploying distributed energy resources to his role as a Director at Cadeo. He has a deep understanding of distribution system planning, regulatory strategy, product development, DER integration, electrification, and non-wires alternatives. Josh brings a perspective that combines a research background with a deployment mindset, helping clients find practical ways to scale solutions in a complex and evolving landscape. Prior to joining Cadeo, Josh was Senior Product Manager at LO3 Energy, where he designed transactive energy solutions. While at Portland General Electric, Josh held leadership roles in distribution resource planning and customer energy solutions, deploying a suite of demand response, pricing, transportation, and resilience programs. Josh is a voting member of the Regional Technical Forum, faculty for the Rocky Mountain Institute’s eLab Accelerator program, a board member of Grid Forward, and has been recognized multiple times by the Peak Load Management Alliance for programs developed in dynamic rates and virtual power plants.
Josh holds a Ph.D. A.B.D./M.S. in Systems Science as well as a B.S. in Economics from Portland State University. He spends his weekends wrangling his three kids, tinkering with his e-bike, and dealing with the emotional roller coaster of being a lifelong Trail Blazers fan.