Paul De Martini

Paul De Martini provides advisory services to utilities, technology firms, policymakers and research institutions regarding the integration of distributed energy resources, market designs and related business models. He plays a key role in California’s More Than Smart initiative and was an advisor to the New York REV Market Design & Platform Technology working group. Paul is also an industry advisor to Chrysalix Energy Venture Capital and several cleantech start-ups.

Paul was previously Chief Technology & Strategy Officer for Cisco’s global Energy Networks business unit. Earlier he was VP, Advanced Technology at Southern California Edison where he led SCE’s $2 billion grid modernization, distributed energy resource and transportation electrification efforts. Prior to SCE, he led ICF International’s Energy Strategy practice.

Paul is a visiting scholar at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and holds an MBA from the University of Southern California and a BS from the University of San Francisco.