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  1. 1. ResumeTed Howard509 North San Mateo DriveSan Mateo, CA 94401Home Tel: (650) 579-7347Mobile Tel: (650) 430-4800globalconscience@sbcglobal.netPrimary Skills and Abilities:* Developing creative and forward-looking policies to resolve Californias critical smartgrid, energy storage, renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate change, and waterchallenges. Actively participating in California energy storage and energy efficiencyproceedings, writing white papers, creating partnerships, and organizing Thought Leadersseries.* Over 20 years of experience in managerial, economic, and financial tools andtechniques for developing global services, and comprehensive abilities in creating andexpanding strategic business alliances.* Skills include strategic planning, business development, marketing, sales, research anddevelopment, and provisioning of services, with a solid technical backgroundcomplemented by broad operations experience and strong management skills.* Hands-on supervisory and leadership experience in the strategic negotiation, businessplanning, budget management, human resources management, office management, multi-cultural integration, and legal requirements of creating and managing organizations.* Expertise in Return on Investment ("ROI"), Net Present Value ("NPV") and relatedfinancial analyses.Work History and Highlights:California Public Utilities Commission: 6/05 to presentAnalyst, Emerging Technologies, developing policies for smart grid, clean energy,energy efficiency, and climate change mitigation in California. Actively participating incurrent energy storage and energy efficiency proceedings. Writing white papers onemerging energy generation technologies and smart grid. Developing CPUC’s ThoughtLeaders Series featuring visionary experts proposing their views on the critical challengesrelated to CPUC policies on climate change, smart grid, and clean energy. Led the effortto create a proactive Water Action Plan for California privately-owned water utilities, andimplementing these policies.
  2. 2. San Mateo County Medical Center: 7/04 to 5/05Quality management analyses and tele-health development.Global Dealz: 1/02 to 4/04Co-Founding Partner of international consulting company dedicated to assistingcompanies seeking to expand their business globally.Quantum Bridge: 6/00 to 11/01Sales Director, Asia-Pacific and Latin America: Initiated and developed the businessmarket for optical access equipment of a high profile start-up company, in Asia-Pacificand Latin America. Worked closely with Value-Added-Resellers to develop the marketfor our products, and implemented pilot projects.Deutsche Telekom Business Development 1/97 to 4/00:T-Nova North America:Chief Operating Officer: Started-up USA research and development subsidiary forDeutsche Telekom in San Mateo. Executive responsibilities included: finance, corporatepolicies, human resources, business development, legal matters, operations, andmarketing.ThinkOne, Inc.:Chief Financial Officer: Negotiated and implemented an integration with the local FranceTelecom research and development organization for a unified USA R&D corporation(ThinkOne, Inc.) founded in the San Francisco Bay area. Executive responsibilitiesincluded finance, corporate policies, human resources, business development, legalmatters, operations, and marketing.Executive Founding Sponsor of Silicon Valley World Internet Center, located in PaloAlto, California.DT Advanced Solutions:President: Deutsche Telekoms Board of Directors approved my business plan inDecember, 1996, for the founding of the USA research and development subsidiarycompany in the Silicon Valley. On April 1, 1997, I founded Deutsche TelekomAdvanced Solutions in Palo Alto. Subsequently organized and led a team of 12 engineersand business managers to evaluate, test, and develop new Internet andtelecommunications services in partnership with leading high tech companies.
  3. 3. Deutsche Telekom, Inc.: 5/91 to 1/97Regional Director: Opened Western Region office for Deutsche Telekom in May, 1991.With a small sales and marketing team, managed and expanded telecommunicationsbetween the Western US and Germany. Exceeded sales targets. Organized successfulmarketing campaign. Published a quarterly newsletter. Developed strategic businessplans for Internet and telecommunications services.AT&T: 7/88 to 5/91International Account Executive: Planned and delivered international services forbusiness customers in the Silicon Valley. Stimulated AT&T internationaltelecommunications revenue growth in the Silicon Valley by over 50 percent to $1.5million monthly. Functioned as the international telecommunications expert and liaison.Won several sales awards, and developed Sales Tool Kit for AT&Ts international salesforce.AT&T: 6/83 to 7/88Supervisor, International Marketing: Responsible for the development of an overallstrategy for expanding telecommunications services in the USA and internationally.Managed a project which led to the introduction of AT&Ts very successfulUSADIRECT service globally.Assistant Manager, Treasury: Conducted financial and statistical studies to supportcorporate return on investment testimony for public regulatory organizations.Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities: 1/81 to 6/83Economist: Cross-examined and critically evaluated testimony of experts, and wroteregulatory decisions based on economic and financial analysis.Education:M.S., Resource Economics, Virginia Tech, 1980B.S., Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts, 1977Post Graduate Courses: Numerous managerial and technical courses in the areas of theInternet, telecommunications, and natural resources, including an intensive one weekcourse at Stanford University for executives: "Strategic Uses of InformationTechnology". Currently pursuing certificates in Sustainable Energy and Storage fromStanford University, and Smart Grid from UC-Berkeley.Personal Interests:
  4. 4. Policies and technologies which address Californias energy, water, climate change, andtele-health challenges. Active participant in many conferences and workshops focused onthese issues. Enjoy travel, and learning about other languages and cultures, withconversational ability in German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese.References Available Upon Request.