Leadership Team

Dr. Pablo Ruiz, Chief Executive Officer, is an electrical engineer with over ten years of experience in power systems analysis, research and software development. As the Principal Investigator of the DOE ARPA-E project “Transmission Topology Control for Infrastructure Resilience to the Integration of Renewable Generation,” he led a multi-institution team in the development of topology optimization software technology. He is also Senior Associate at The Brattle Group and Research Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Boston University.

 

Dr. Richard Tabors, Executive Vice President, is an economist and scientist with 35 years of domestic and international experience in energy planning and pricing. In addition to NewGrid, he is President at consulting firm TCR, Visiting Scholar and Co-Director of the Utility of the Future Project at the MIT Energy Initiative, and Visiting Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.

 

Xiaoguang Li, Director of Product, is an electrical engineer with experience in power systems analysis, research and software development. His expertise is in renewable power integration and the modeling and analysis of the transmission system and wholesale electricity markets.

 

Dr. Stanton Cady, Director of Engineering, is an electrical engineer with experience in power systems research, modeling, and analysis. His expertise is in networked and distributed control for power systems and software development for analysis and simulation of large-scale systems.

 

César Ballardini, Senior Consultant, is an information systems engineer with over thirty years of experience in software design and development, systems administration and database development. At NewGrid he is advising on the development of NewGrid Router, including early stage prototyping.