Brad Luyster, is the Director of Business Development at IPERC, a wholly owned company of S&C Electric. He has spent most his 30 years in the industry, at Fortune 100 companies, in the electric industry and joined S&C/IPERC in March of 2017 to help lead their sales efforts in Microgrid Controls. His business experience spans a diverse range of professional development from selling electric products to managing large business units leading manufacturing, integration services, and automations solutions in the Utility and Commercial/Industrial markets. In particular, he joined Siemens as a sales person for the construction market, was promptly promoted to Business Development for the MV products, which led to a role as Business Unit Manager managing their MV Outdoor and OEM Products business in Raleigh, NC. Brad was recruited to ABB, as their VP of Smart Grid and Microgrids Business, where he developed and created the ABB Smart Grid Center of Excellence and Microgrid Regional Execution Center for North America. These two business units were created to develop solutions using innovative technologies that allow utility, heavy industry and large commercial customers to redefine how they generate, distribute and consume energy. His background gives him a unique view of Smart Grid and Microgrid technologies which allows him to see the possibilities these diverse assets bring to industries and local communities. Brad has an undergraduate degree in Marketing from the University of Akron and a Master of Business Administration from The Ashland University.