Tom Tansy is an information technology executive dedicated to establishing distributed energy as a major power source for the world energy.
Tom serves as Chairman of the SunSpec Alliance (www.sunspec.org) where he leads the solar industry′s efforts to establish data and communication standards that enable seamless integration of solar PV into the Smart Grid.
The SunSpec Alliance has more than 70 members, including leading fleet operators, component suppliers, and software developers. He also serves as a board member of the Solar Energy Finance Association (www.sefa-finance.org).
Tom previously served as General Manager and Vice President of Business Development for the Vision Systems Group of Power-One (NASDAQ:PWER), as Vice President of Business Development of electric vehicle company Zero Motorcycles (www.zeromotorcycles.com), and founded several software companies including one (NetCarta Corporation) that was acquired by Microsoft.