Peter L. Corsell is Chairman and founder of GridPoint. MIT’s Technology Review has recognized Mr. Corsell as one of the world’s top innovators under age 35 and the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader in 2010.
Mr. Corsell founded GridPoint in 2003 and served as the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer until 2010. GridPoint is an established cleantech leader, providing energy management solutions powered by big data analytics that enable enterprises, government agencies, and public utilities to maximize energy savings, operational efficiency, and sustainability benefits.
GridPoint has received various honors including designation as a 2008 Technology Pioneer by The World Economic Forum, inclusion in the 2009 Global Cleantech 100 by The Guardian, and the 2013 Leadership Award for Energy Management Solutions from Frost & Sullivan. The company has also been featured in several books including Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Thomas Friedman, Perfect Power by Robert Galvin and Kurt Yeager, and Earth: The Sequel by Fred Krupp.
Mr. Corsell was Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Energy (2008-2009) and a founding member of the Electrification Coalition, a nonpartisan group advancing the widespread adoption of electric vehicles. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Young Presidents’ Organization, and the Association of Former Intelligence Officers. Mr. Corsell serves on the boards of inStream, a software platform for independent financial advisors, Clearpath, a software platform that simplifies the U.S. immigration process, and the Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach, Florida.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Corsell served with the U.S. Department of State in Havana, Cuba and as a political analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency. He holds a BSFS degree from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.