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SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Voltus, Inc., a leading provider of cash-generating energy products, announced today that it has hired Todd Krause as Senior Vice President of Sales. Todd will report to the CEO, Gregg Dixon, and will be responsible for delivering on a 2018 sales goal of more than 1,000 MWs of new demand response, globally.
Over the past 15 years, Todd has distinguished himself as the top sales leader in the energy management industry, having delivered impressive revenue growth at Blue Pillar, EnerNOC, and GE. At Voltus, he will recruit the industry's best sales team, build out a brilliant sales development and compensation plan, and continue the Voltus march toward becoming the world's leading provider of demand response.
"We're getting the band back together. I hired Todd at EnerNOC as a front-line salesperson in 2007, a year in which I hired 60 front-line salespeople," said Matt Plante, President of Voltus. "Todd was exceptional from day one and was promoted to every role in the sales organization until he was the global sales leader. He gets results, he hires well, he leads by example, and he's an energy markets expert who earns the trust customers put in him. In short, he's everything Voltus looks for in a leader. Together, Todd, Gregg, and I have brought more than 10,000 MWs of new demand response to market and we're fired up to do it again."
"Voltus leads demand response for three reasons: they're the world's leading experts in demand response, they have a no-cost, no-risk, single page commercial agreement that makes it simple for customers to sign up, and their technology is best-in-class, unlocking multiple revenue streams for the customer that deliver more than twice the value of the competition," said Todd. "I'm excited to bring this platform to market with a fully scaled sales team equipped with the differentiated advantage of offering more demand response programs to commercial and industrial customers than any competitor in the market."
Voltus has embarked on a rapid growth plan that has created 40 new jobs in the energy industry in 2017 alone, as appetite for demand response has been reinvigorated with innovations from Voltus that unlock entirely new opportunities for customers, grid operators, and regulators.
About Voltus, Inc.
Voltus represents the "potential of us" to better manage energy through simple, cost-free energy management products. Our commercial and industrial customers generate cash by allowing us to be their energy expert while we deliver innovative demand response, energy purchasing, and energy efficiency programs to them. It's this simple: a customer signs up with Voltus and every quarter we deliver dollars. Voltus makes money when our customers make money by sharing the cash generated from working together. What's more, there are significant community benefits that accompany working with Voltus - a cleaner, more reliable energy future and dollars invested back into your business and jobs instead of being wasted on a larger energy bill.