ZOME has a compelling solution set for Distributed Energy Resource optimization, from delivering an algorithmic approach to wide-scale energy coordination and management, to motivating device manufacturer participation, to a simple integration proposition, to a transformed customer experience.
ZOME allows apartment building owners to enjoy energy savings (even converting their energy costs to revenue-generating), utilities to finally achieve sustainable energy programs, certain device manufacturers to enjoy added value, and consumers to easily enroll in– and the motivation to remain in– energy management programs from their local electric utilities. ZOME also provides analytics solutions to energy eco-system players to better optimize their programs and offerings.
Dr. Alex Papalexopoulos is the CEO & Chairman of ZOME Energy Networks. Dr. Papalexopoulos is also the founder of ECCO, one of the top energy market designers in the world. He is also an IEEE Fellow, has developed much of the ISO market system in the USA, and has designed energy markets on four continents.
Mr. Brad Kayton is ZOME’s COO leading marketing, finance, and is heavily involved in sales and business development. Mr. Kayton has a long background in networked devices and IoT, having co-founded both 2Wire, Inc. ($700M in annual revenue at its peak) and 4Home (smart home control platform) which was adopted by Verizon and later acquired by Motorola, then Google. He has been granted ten (10) patents in the area of networked devices and energy management, including several patents benefiting ZOME.
Mr. Igor Chernyy is the company’s CTO and head of product development. Mr. Chernyy is a cloud-computing expert, having previously worked at Amazon and Microsoft building Cloud Services. He was also senior cloud architect for Analog Devices. Mr. Chernyy leads ZOME’s development team, located primarily in Cambridge, MA.
Mr. Eric Smith leads Sales and Business Development for ZOME. Mr. Smith has a 30-year career in the electric utility and smart energy sector. His previous roles including Managing Director at Navigant Consulting, GM and Global Practice Head for Smart Grid and Utility Consulting at Wipro Technologies, and Director of the Smart Grid group at Structure Consulting, later acquired by Accenture.
Mr. Jeff Bernstein is ZOME’s Lead Data Scientist. Mr. Bernstein, an MIT alum, was previously the co-founder of both PictureTel in the 1980s, and 2Wire in the late 90s. He was also the lead architect of the TR-069 standards-based Central Management System adopted by broadband carriers throughout the world (over a billion devices under management worldwide by that protocol).
ZOME Energy Networks, Inc. began back in 2008 as an energy R&D entity. In 2011, ZOME entered into an exclusive patent / IP licensing arrangement with MIT in Cambridge, MA. In 2012, Dr. Alex Papalexopoulos became CEO of ZOME and leads the company to this day. ZOME has developed over the years a deep IP portfolio, with rights to over ten patents, either authored-issued or licensed, directly related to the solutions it is selling and supporting in the marketplace. ZOME is a DE C-corp with offices in Cambridge, MA and San Francisco, CA and Nashua, NH.