Founding Sponsor


Tuesday March 2, 2020

  • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM: EMC Welcome Reception – Sponsored by Energy Harbor
    Located in the Imperial Ballroom Concourse – 3rd Floor
    Drinks and hors d’oeuvre will be served…

Wednesday March 3, 2020

  • 7:00am – Registration
  • 7:30am – Networking Breakfast – Sponsored by Everlast
  • 8:15am – 8:30am – Executive Workshop – Presented by Sprosty Network
  • 8:30am – 8:45am – Executive Workshop – Presented by EC Infosystems
  • 8:45am – Welcome Address by the Founders: Jack Doueck and Larry Leikin
  • 9:00am – Keynote Address – John Kiani, Chairman of the Board, Energy Harbor.
  • 9:30am – 10:30am Panel #1: – “David vs. Goliath: How can the little guys compete with the behemoths?” – Sponsored by Innowatts
  • 10:30am – 11:15am Panel #2 – “Market Trends in Non-Commodity Billing and Community Solar” – Sponsored by Customized Energy Solutions
  • 11:15am – 12:15pm Panel #3 – “Navigating the Energy Landscape: Using Scenarios to Map Your Strategies”
  • 12:15pm – 1:30pm Networking Luncheon – Sponsored by EC Infosystems
  • 12:45pm – 1:00pm Executive Workshop – Presented by Capco
  • 1:00pm – 1:15pm Executive Workshop – Presented by by Excelergy

Wednesday March 3, 2020

  • 1:15pm – 1:30pm “REP of the Year” Award Ceremony – Sponsored by Everlast
  • 1:30pm – 2:15pm Panel #4 – ” Why the Best Channels are Partners ”
  • 2:15pm – 3:15pm – Panel #5 – “Customer engagement and value adds: What actually works and what really doesn’t” – Sponsored by Starion Energy
  • 3:15pm – 4:00pm Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break – Sponsored by EDF
  • 3:15pm – 3:30pm Executive Workshop – Presented by LED Plus
  • 3:30pm – 3:45pm Executive Workshop – Presented by ESG
  • 3:45pm – 4:00pm Executive Workshop – Presented by TLP
  • 4:00pm – 4:15pm Executive Workshop – Presented by Kabat, Chapman & Ozmer
  • 4:15pm – 5:15pm Panel #6 – The CEO Roundtable Discussion – Sponsored by SmartGridCIS
  • 5:15pm – 6:45pm Networking Reception – Sponsored by ESG – Located in the Windowbox room
  • 6:45pm – Program Concludes

EMC15 Keynote Speakers

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_hoverbox image=”4966″ primary_title=”” hover_title=”John Kiani” shape=”square” hover_background_color=”orange”]Chairman of the Board, Energy Harbor[/vc_hoverbox][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]John Kiani is Executive Chairman of the Energy Harbor Board of Directors. Energy Harbor is a privately held, independent power producer and a fully integrated retail energy provider. The company’s generating fleet is capable of producing nearly 50 TWhs of electricity annually, including substantial carbon free power. John plays a critical role in the Company’s operational and financial continuous improvement efforts in all business areas.

Prior to his role at Energy Harbor, John was the Co-Founder and a Portfolio Manager at Cove Key Management, a multi strategy investment fund focused on the utilities, power and infrastructure industries. John has also been a Research Analyst. Most recently he was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank where he was head of North American Utilities, Power and Pipelines equity research. John also has energy industry experience and began his finance career in the power industry at Enron.

John graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree and from Rice University with a Master’s of Business Administration.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Panel Disccusions

Panel #1: “David Vs. Goliath: How Can The Little Guys Compete With The Behemoths?” Sponsored By Innowatts
Moderator: Ananda Goswami, Ec Infosystems
Eric Danziger, Innowatts
Jason Huang, Griddy Energy
Lindsey Margiotta, Spark
Michael Parrella, Powwr
Kise Zettel, Pulse Power

Panel #2 – Sponsored By Customized Energy Solutions
Moderator: Stephen Fernands, Customized Energy Solutions
Cherie Fuller, Edf
Charles Russell, Customized Energy Solutions
Ed Toppi, Hero Power
Craig Tropea, Customized Energy Solutions

Panel #3 -“Navigating The Energy Landscape:
Using Scenarios To Map Your Strategies”

Jorge Lopez, Nedd
Kristie Deiuliis, Nedd
Alexandre Baldassano, Genscape

Panel #4 -“Why The Best Channels Are Partners”
Moderator: Huston Able, Tepa
Michael Drago, Wgl Energy
Susan Dray, Nrg
Jim Fluet, Vistra
Nate Richards, Powermatrix
Jeff Levin, Great American Gas And Electric
Craig Wall, Patriot Energy A Division Of Mantis Innovation Group

Panel #5 – “Customer Engagement And Value Adds:
What Actually Works And What Really Doesn’t”
Sponsored By Starion

Moderator: Alexandrea Isaac, Starion
Rob Cantrell, Pulse Power
Victor Howard, Formerly Lifeenergy
Jennifer Moore, Znalytics
Holly Paulus, Nexxa
Natara Feller, Feller Law
Emily Cipes, Ej Consulting

Panel #6 – Ceo Round Table Discussion-
Sponsored By Smartgridcis

Moderator: John Bastian, Smartgridcis
John Ballenger, Champion Energy
Jesson Bradshaw, Energy Ogre
Andy Cormie, Smartest Energy
John Geary, 4change Energy
John Judge, Energy Harbor
Ken Pedotto, Eligo Energy

Houston 2020 Executive Workshops


Ryan Watstein

Kabat, Chapman and Ozmer, LLP


Aileen Currier

Utilizing Data to Drive Customer Engagement OpportunitiesEC Infosystems


Josh Sacks

Tearing Up Turf: Creating Targeted Lead Lists on the Cheap from Public DataTLP Software


Dave Sprosty and Rick Rommel

Business Model Reinvention: Create an Execution Plan for Differentiated Growth Sprosty Network


George Behr

Don’t Fear the Conversion - ESG


Rob Roy

Living the Deregulated Dream – Worldwide!! - Excelergy


Deb Merril & Stacy Krostag

Empowering Success: Building teams that thrive in the dynamic REP markets - Capco


Jack Doueck

How to Contain the Epidemic of Churn in Retail Energy - LED Plus

Virtual Exhibit Hall Participants 2021

AGR Group
Astral Tech
Blackhawk Network
Connexion Research
CRAFT by Pariveda Solutions
Customized Energy Solutions
Earth Etch
EC Infosystems
Energy Harbor

Entertainment Rewards and Incentives
Euler Hermes Energy
Grand HVAC Leasing
Green-e | Center for Resource Solutions
LED Plus
Nexxa Group
Relay Network, Inc.
Sales Focus

Sciera, Inc.
Sirius Solutions
SVM Payments
TLP Software

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Conference App Sponsor
Photo Booth Sponsor
CEO Roundtable
Afternoon Break
Welcoming Reception Sponsor
Trade Bag Sponsor
“Most Innovative Marketer Award” sponsor
Networking Lounge
Conference Book Sponsor
Breakfast Sponsor
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