QCoefficient Team

The QCo leadership team has diverse, complementary skills and substantial collective experience in energy management, building technologies, and secure service delivery.

Vcushingportraitv2Vincent J. Cushing, Jr.

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

Vince Cushing has 47 years of experience encompassing all facets of the electricity industry including power contracting; grid engineering, operations and markets; grid ancillary services; coal plant NOx/SO2 compliance; grid storage; financial risk management; SCADA systems; demand response; retail power supply; utility strategic planning; and transmission planning.  In addition to QCoefficient, he co-founded EnergyConnect, Inc. – one of the first demand response companies in the U.S. and also focused on engaging large urban commercial buildings in electric grid operations and markets.

He has developed and applied advanced analytical approaches to financial risk management, asset valuation, power supply planning, energy storage, and financial forecasting.

Mr. Cushing has served on the Operating Committee of the North American Electric Reliability Council, on executive committees of regional transmission associations, as Chairman of the Interconnection Arrangements Committee of the Edison Electric Institute and as a utility industry liaison to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. He earned his bachelor’s in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s in engineering administration from George Washington University.

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