Tim Keating, Executive Director
Tim Keating is the Executive Director of the Dynamic Grid council and a serial entrepreneur and business development expert. Previously as director of Development at the SunSpec Alliance he helped triple the size of the membership with a focus on distributed energy resources (solar PV plus storage,) plant operations, finance, development and asset management. Projects included solar PV plus energy storage specifications and alliance launch and field trials communication systems, and the development of best practices and cost models for DER systems operations and lifecycle finance.
As an industry consultant and an advisor to NREL’s Solar Access to Public Capital Initiative; he is coauthor of NREL’s SAPC O&M Best Practices and Financial Cost Model as well as SANDIA’s O&M Action Plan for 2014. For the last 7 years Tim has worked in distributed energy finance, operations and business development. Most recently, Tim was SVP for the financial software platform at Mercatus Inc., where he drove strategic marketing, project assessment software product definition, the fund raising program during the Company's fund A-Round and launch of the Mercatus Energy Project Finance Management platform.
Previous to this, he was VP of Marketing, Business Development and Field Operations at Skyline Solar during Series A to C round funding; where he drove company launch, business development , product certification and field operations. He delivered seven solar grid connected projects deployments in Italy, Qatar, Arizona, San Jose California, Mojave California, Hawaii, and Mexico.
Before entering renewables, Tim was the COO of ZVUE Corporation from company turn around funding to NASDAQ exit. At ZVUE he directed development, operations, manufacturing and distribution. Previous to this Tim was at Intel Corporation as Managing Director of Intel Capital Europe where he and his team made 105 high tech investments over a four year period. Tim’s other roles at Intel included European General Business Manager of Systems and Processors from 1994 to 1998 and World Wide Director of Pentium Marketing during the development and rollout of Intel’s first branded microprocessor.
Daryl Michalik, Associate Executive Director
Daryl Michalik is Associate Executive Director of the Dynamic Grid Council. He brings over 15 years of experience growing revenue and market opportunity for emerging companies in the life sciences, digital marketing and clean energy industries. He has worked on energy policy for the Local Clean Energy Alliance, developed solar projects for community organizations for Village Power Finance, and been on the roof installing solar systems for GRID Alternatives.
Earlier in his career, Daryl developed and launched a new product line for Ingenuity Systems, grew the search marketing product for Lyris, and created a dynamic financial plan for the subsidiary of a Fortune 500 company while consulting at McKinsey. He also advised on mergers & acquisitions as an analyst for Wasserstein Perella in New York City.
Daryl received a MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He believes everyone should be able to fight climate change while saving money.