Director of Strategic Planning & Innovation
Duquesne Light Company
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Josh is Director of Innovation and Strategic Planning at Duquesne Light, where he leads the Innovation Center, identifies and maintains a portfolio of innovation opportunities, serves as the principal liaison with external parties focused on innovation, and directs/oversees the company’s strategy.
Prior to joining Duquesne Light in 2019, Josh founded and led a new innovation department called the Innovation Hub at Con Edison.
Previously he led the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E’s) commercialization efforts focused on the electric grid where we worked with companies such as AutoGrid and Smart Wires who raised over $300M from investors such as Bill Gates.
Josh has a Certificate in Electrical Engineering from Siemens Power Academy, a Master’s of Business Administration from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and a bachelor’s degree from Claremont McKenna College, is a limited partner of Climate Capital, and volunteers his time at CMU’s Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship to local entrepreneurs. In 2021, Josh was named as one of 11 “Champions of Innovation” globally, by industry magazine Energy Central.
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT