As Director of Software, Ivan brings extensive experience in backend software development and network security, combined with strong knowledge of energy delivery and energy storage. In multiple prior roles, Ivan worked in network security, web tools and IT automation before joining SolarCity (now Tesla), where he led development of their solar monitoring hardware and firmware, and developed advanced analytical techniques. More recently at GELI (Growing Energy Labs Inc.), an energy storage industry pioneer, Ivan developed the company’s storage software cloud+embedded (GENI+EOS) platform to manage and aggregate behind-the-meter battery systems. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.