Judd Moritz has worked in the energy industry for more than 17 years, engaging with utilities and regional transmission organizations (RTO) across North America to design and deliver energy efficiency and demand response solutions. His career has spanned program operations, DSM program planning, sales and product development. As the SVP, Solutions at Simple Energy, Judd will apply his understanding of utility DSM/DER programs, rates, regulatory motivations and the evolving utility landscape to help utilities achieve their goals as they redefine their behind-the-meter relationship with their customers. Judd will leverage his industry knowledge and network of industry partners to shape Simple Energy’s product design into the next generation of the utility engagement platform. Prior to Simple Energy, Judd was a Senior Director at CLEAResult Consulting and managed business development and engagement strategy for a diverse array of electric and gas utilities in the Midwestern and Southeastern United States promoting CLEAResults products and capabilities and continuously defining new product and program opportunities to drive innovation while also pushing short-term and long-term growth. During this time, Judd also acted as the vice-chair of Policy for the Midwestern Energy Efficiency Alliance. Judd got started in business development when he worked as a Director of Utility Solutions at EnerNOC where he collaborated with vertically integrated utilities and RTOs to implement a suit of innovative C&I Demand Response solutions as well as a portfolio of utility DSM consulting capabilities. Prior to providing services to utilities, Judd worked at Ameren Energy, where he acted as the liaison to the Midcontinent ISO (MISO) for the Demand Response Working Group. He also led a team that developed and delivered electric and natural gas DSM program portfolios in both Illinois and Missouri, conducted extensive cost-effectiveness analyses for various energy efficiency and demand response measures and programs, and investigated the nuances around various DSM cost recovery mechanisms. Judd’s energy career started at APX in Santa Clara, CA where he managed the California Demand Reserves Partnership Program, which at the time was the largest capacity-based demand response program in the country. He has a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from The University of Kansas and an MBA from Webster University.