Josh proactively engages partners, projects and communities to drive the transition to distributed energy resources. He leads the team supporting go-to-market regulatory and policy strategy development across Generac Grid Services. He previously held leadership roles in product development, strategy and planning at Portland General Electric, Cadeo, LO3 Energy and the Cadmus Group. Josh is a thought leader in DER integration, having developed several industry-leading programs in distributed flexibility, and is often asked to speak about his work. He received his BS in economics and MS/PhD ABD in systems science at Portland State University, where he is now an adjunct professor. He is a voting member of Regional Technical Forum, faculty for RMI’s eLab Initiative, and an active contributor in various standard making bodies around grid integration and flexible loads. When he’s not working he spends his time being chased by wild children, having his heartbroken by the Trail Blazers, and finding new ways to break his ebike.