SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2017 —
REstore, a leading energy technology company focused on demand side management, today announced that Helen Park has joined the company as VP, Internet of Things (IoT). With more than 20 years of experience in business development and sales across the technology, renewable and IoT sectors, Helen joins REstore from Silver Spring Networks where she was Senior Director, Strategic Alliances.
The addition of this role is designed to extend REstore’s position as a leader in demand side management for household appliances and battery storage applications and accelerate its growth in Internet of Things applications.
At Silver Spring Networks, Helen managed its global ecosystem of technology and channel partners, spanning the industrial IoT sectors across utilities and smart cities. Prior to Silver Spring Networks, Helen established and led the North American sales office for Bosch Solar Energy, developing the company’s direct and channel sales programs. She received a B.A. in Economics from Smith College and will be based out of the San Francisco office.
“During the second half of 2016 REstore developed its first IoT partnerships and earlier this year, opened its San Francisco office to continue to grow IoT partnerships in the US. Helen has joined REstore’s team at a stage of strategic, international expansion of its IoT and SaaS business. Helen brings extensive experience and a broad network within the fields of renewable energy and IoT. We are thrilled to have her join the REstore team”, said Jan-Willem Rombouts, REstore’s co-CEO.
“REstore has a very unique cloud-based IoT solution that helps solve the increasing problem of electricity grid imbalances in real time. This technology can be adopted by manufacturers seeking to provide value-added services and price discounts to their customers while also providing a positive environmental impact”, says Helen. “REstore’s innovative IoT application is already well established throughout Europe and I look forward to continuing to build out our IoT partnerships in the US and beyond”.
REstore is a leading energy technology company, focused on automated Demand Side Management. The company offers Demand Response programs to Commercial & Industrial consumers and delivers cloud-based Demand Side Management software to utilities.
REstore recently won the Energy Manager Today Top Product 2016 Award, the Ecosummit Award, the CleanEquity Award and the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Award.
REstore is the leader in the fast-growing European Primary Reserve / Frequency control market, and operates in all ancillary services and capacity markets in France, UK, Germany and Benelux. The company’s proprietary platform, FlexPond™, is used by more than 150 of Europe’s largest industrial energy consumers, and many utility clients, including 5 out of Europe’s top-50 largest utilities and grid operators. In addition to its services to participate in Demand Response programs, REstore also launched FlexTreo™, a 360° DSM-solution for Energy managers at C&I consumers.
Jan-Willem Rombouts and Pieter-Jan Mermans founded the company in 2010. For more information, please visit http://www.restore.energy