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Ikehu, Inc.

Our software gives electric utilities a platform (cloud + mobile app) to offer airline miles as an incentive for responsible energy use.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Website

Company Summary

Ikehu’s patent-pending software/service gives power companies the ability to dispatch & manage mileage-based rewards. Consumers get rewards (via a mobile app) for shifting electricity consumption based on the utility's needs. We have a small pilot underway that's funded by a SBIR grant from the NSF. Our solution saves money, reduces CO2 emissions, and provides a real-time link to residential customers.


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    Holland Wood
    President & CEO

    Holland Wood is President and Chief Executive Officer. His day-to-day role is as team leader and to develop and implement corporate strategy. He is also responsible for sales, hiring, and financing the business. Holland has an MBA from UCLA and over 20 years of experience in high tech in strategy, business development, and marketing.

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    Rod Hinman
    Chief Technology Officer

    Dr. Roderick Hinman is Chief Technology Officer (CTO). His role is to drive the company's intellectual property strategy, standards efforts, and external lab engagements. Rod has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from MIT and has 6 patents awarded in his 15 years of experience in the areas of solar energy, energy efficient lighting, and electric vehicles.

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    Curt Jutzi
    Software Architect

    Curt Juzti is Lead Software Architect. He is responsible for defining the company's overall architecture including our cloud-based computing platform and related software development. Curt has a BS in Computer Science from Purdue and over 20 years of software management and development experience.

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    Suhail Wakil
    Software Engineer

    Suhail Wakil is Lead Software Engineer. He is responsible for managing software development and user experience for mobile platforms. Suhail has a MS in Computer Science from San Diego State University and 10 years of experience in software development.