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GRIDiant Corporation

GRIDiant offers the most advanced software tools for power network simulation, planning & operations analysis, and visualization/display.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Software
  • Location Durham, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2009
  • Employees 10
  • Website gridiantcorp.com

Company Summary

GRIDiant works with utilities and power network operators to build today’s most advanced power network simulation, optimization, analysis, and visualization tools for utility and stakeholder use, using GRIDiant software and the host utility’s existing data resources -- network equipment, sensors, meters, systems, and asset, load, and resource databases. Grid problems are quickly simulated, visualized and analyzed, and best solutions displayed.

Team

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    Dr. Soorya Kuloor
    CTO (Co-Inventor), Acting CEO

    Ph.D., Elec. & Comp. Eng., Univ. of Calgary (power network optimization). 16+ years R&D, power system design/optimization. Sr. tech development roles, HP, Agilent, Verano, focused: design, development of real-time, distributed mission critical systems; their integration into ERP systems (SAP, Oracle); design, development and testing of real-time SCADA databases. Published on grid power flow, power system simulation, and sub-station switching.

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    Roger Friedberger
    CFO

    Univ. of Leeds, B.Com., Accounting & Law. CFO, Director, Advisor, Investor for multiple private and public companies. 25+ year career spans software, IT professional services, cleantech, oil & gas E&P, telecom, computer hardware manufacturing & internet security industries. Qualified as CPA (California), UK Chartered Accountant with Big 4 firm. As CFO has led multiple successful company growth-phases and "exits", including IPO and acquisitions.

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    Richard E Hammond
    SVP

    Harvard College, Columbia Law School. Admitted to Bar in CA & NY. 10+ years in structuring, funding, and implementing GRIDfast technology R&D & demonstration projects. Env. Law Partner, int'l corporate law firm, 1986-2000. Undersec. for Resources, State of California; Sr. Energy Advisor, CA Gov’s Office of Planning & Research; Legal Counsel, CA Coastal Commsn, lead author, Commsn’s coastal energy facility siting plans, policies, procedures.

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    Kelly Dietz
    VP of Sales

    BS in Business Administration, The Ohio State Univ. 15+ years utility ind. sales. Dir. of Sales, SmartSynch (Smart Grid technology); VP, Sales, DevonWay, (software solutions, nuclear industry). VP, N.Amer. Sales, Mincom, Inc., (Enterprise Asset Management Solutions for Utilities, Mining, Government, Defense). Dir., Int'l Sales,Tava Technologies, (global Systems Integration, Mfg & ERP systems. Int'l sales (Eur, ME, Africa) Network Power Systems.

Advisors

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    Fenwick & West, Mountain View, CA
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Burr Pilger Mayer, Palo Alto, CA
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Alistair Milne
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    Grant Sardachuk
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    Management
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