Amit is the Founder and former CEO of AutoGrid. He led the company from its inception in 2012 to successful acquisition by Schneider Electric in 2022. Under Amit’s leadership, AutoGrid became a recognized leader in Climate-AI solutions for decarbonization of the world’s electricity grids and developed its breakthrough technology platform AutoGrid Flex™, which utilizes the latest advances in AI, cloud, and distributed computing to perform large-scale, real-time optimization of Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) and Distributed Energy Resources (DERs). AutoGrid Flex has been ranked #1 for VPP and DERMS by independent industry analysts for several years. Prior to founding AutoGrid, Amit was the Director of Smart Grid Research in Modeling & Simulation at Stanford University, where he led an interdisciplinary project related to modeling, optimization, and control of the electricity grid and associated electricity markets.