Dr. Ahmad Faruqui has over 40 years of experience working on issues related to customer engagement, including rate design, load flexibility, distributed energy resources, demand forecasting, and electrification. In his research and consulting career, Dr. Faruqui has worked for over 150 clients on five continents, and has published more than 100 papers on energy topics in peer-reviewed and trade journals. His work has been cited in The Economist, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Forbes, and he has appeared on NPR and Fox Business News. He has provided expert testimony, appeared before commissions, and presented to governments across the globe. Dr. Faruqui has taught economics at three universities over a seven-year period and has delivered guest lectures at a dozen more universities, including MIT, Northwestern, Stanford, and UC Berkeley. Dr. Faruqui obtained his Ph.D. in Economics at University of California, Davis and M.A. in Agricultural Economics and B.A. in Economics, Mathematics, and Statistics from University of Karachi.