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GELI (Growing Energy Labs, Inc.)

GELI's software, Energy Operating System/EOS, makes energy storage smart and connected to the grid so the world can run on renewable energy.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2010
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

Our software allows any energy manufacturer or integrator to make smart energy storage systems that can be sold into rapidly growing global energy storage markets for enterprise, residential and utility applications. The EOS enables storage value to be maximized by stacking, staggering and bundling services including renewable energy reliability, demand response, TOU shifting and market participation.


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    Ryan Wartena
    Chief Executive Officer, President & Founder

    Prior to founding GELI, Dr. Wartena worked in both the public and private sectors, developing Li‐ion battery architectures and materials, patenting novel energy systems and designs, and integrating energy storage systems into the grid. Dr. Wartena holds degrees in chemical engineering from UC San Diego and the Georgia Institute of Technology, earning his Ph.D. in 2001. As a post-doctoral researcher at the Naval Research Lab in Washington DC, he

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    Crispell Wagner
    Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

    Crispell directs GELI’s hardware, software, and technology development. He comes from a diverse background of software and hardware engineering, computational biology, natural language processing, bioinformatics R&D, and design. He brings over ten years of industry experience from LION Bioscience Research, Formulatrix, Harvard University, Entagen, and ISPACE/artlab, in roles ranging from machinist to Chief Technology Officer, along with operating

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    Margarita H. Colmenares
    Vice President, Business Development

    Margarita has worked extensively with Fortune 500 companies and brings over 30 years experience from the public, private and non-profit sectors. She has served twice as a political appointee in two Presidential administrations in Washington D.C. Given her broad network, she provides guidance and direction on targeting and developing strategic partners and relationships to raise awareness of and to deploy GELI’s software. She is passionate abou

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    Joseph Unruh
    Vice President, Software Engineering

    Joseph comes from the financial sector where he led the team developing the software infrastructure, data storage and calculation engine of a software package for modeling the stock market. He oversaw the development and continuous improvement of a time-series database that is among the fastest in the industry as well as a system for building complex model factors. He has extensive experience with Software Design and Architecture, highly paralle


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