About Amperon

Bringing AI to global grids in the service of reliability, risk management, and sustainability.

With an experienced team that brings both depth and breadth to forecasting innovation, Amperon is a powerful solution for electricity providers adapting to a new, volatile grid paradigm.

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Our Mission

Grid market participants today are faced with a Brave New Grid, disrupted by extreme weather events, massive renewables deployments, and fluctuating consumption patterns caused by electric vehicles, storage, and distributed generation. Market players need to adapt to this new energy reality as quickly as possible. We formed Amperon to build the brain of the smart grid, powering real time operational analytics wherever electricity flows.

Building accurate, dynamic forecasting models with smart meter data requires deep expertise in power markets, data science, and meteorology. With an experienced team that brings both depth and breadth to forecasting innovation, Amperon is a powerful solution for electricity providers adapting to a new, volatile grid paradigm.

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Our Leadership Team

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Sean Kelly
Co-Founder, CEO

For almost 20 years, Sean has been at the forefront of the energy trading industry, working for Tenaska, Lehman, EDF, and E.On. While at EDF, he led the transition of two nuclear plants (Nine Mile and Ginna) into the NYISO market, then led the buildout of E.On’s North American trading desk. Next he co-founded Bridge Power Consulting, and sold to Ablireo Energy in 2019. He co-founded Amperon in 2018, and as CEO led the company to a $20M Series B fundraising round in 2023.

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Abe Stanway
Co-Founder, CTO

Abe sold his first company, Hacker League, to Intel. His work has since spanned a variety of top engineering and data science teams, including roles at Etsy, Planet Labs, and McKinsey; he's worked on large scale timeseries anomaly detection systems, telemetry platforms for low earth orbit satellites, insider-trading detection systems, and much more — all at the confluence of real-time machine learning on massive datasets. He's published AI papers in several venues including ICML and WSDM. He was a Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree in the Energy category for 2020.

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Alex Robart
Chief Revenue Officer

Alex has worked in energy for more than 20 years and is a successful commercial executive and entrepreneur. Alex has held a variety of leadership roles, including CEO, CCO, CRO, and CSO. He has successfully scaled multiple teams and build and sold companies, including to S&P/IHS and Genscape. Most recently, he was an executive at Microsoft, where he served as CSO for the company's energy BU and then CCO, where he built a new sustainability BU. Alex has deep experience commercializing data, software, and AI products. He has an MBA from the University of Michigan and BS from the University of Virginia.

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Ydo Wexler (PhD)
Chief Data Scientist

Ydo directs the technological vision and application of industry-leading AI models as the Head of Data Science at Amperon. He has a PhD in Computer Science from the Technion and 20 years' experience in data science and machine learning, holding positions at highly-regarded  organizations such as IBM Research, Microsoft Research, and top-tier algorithmic trading firms. Dr. Wexler has authored over 20 research papers in notable conferences and journals like NeurIPS, ICML, and JAIR, advancing AI innovation in this rapidly evolving field.

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Elliott Chorn
EVP of Product

Elliott oversees the product vision, strategy, and execution for Amperon in his role as EVP of Product. An energy data, analytics, and information expert, Elliott has worked in wholesale and retail energy for over 15 years in operational, technical, and product roles. Previously, Elliott held the dual role of Vice President of Pricing and Operations for TrueLight Energy LLC and Director of Analytics for TrueLight Energy Fund.

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Kalpana Narayanaswamy
VP of Engineering

Kalpana is a skilled technologist and business leader with over twenty years of experience building high-performing engineering teams for both large enterprise companies and startups. She was the VP of Engineering at EnergySavvy (acquired by Uplight) where she oversaw the delivery of SaaS products to serve their millions of users in 30+ investor owned utilities. She has extensive experience in B2B machine learning and data analytics platforms.

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Joe Kelly
VP of Finance

Joe serves as VP of Finance at Amperon and helped lead its $20 million Series B fundraise in 2023. Prior to joining Amperon, he served as Manager of Corporate Development at Archaea Energy (sold to bp) and as an Associate in Lazard's Energy practice where he advised clients in M&A, financial reorganization, and strategic initiatives. Before joining Lazard, Joe earned his MBA at Rice University and held corporate finance and consulting roles in the energy industry.

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