We're creating the power grid of tomorrow, today

Our mission is to bring unprecedented speed, security, and flexibility to billions of power transactions each year

Why We're Unique

Backed by 100+ patents granted and pending, our blockchain-based EnergyNet™ platform lowers power bills, increases market transparency, boosts returns for distributed energy generators, enables flexible demand, and supports a cleaner power grid.

Who We Help
  • Owners of buildings and campuses, which can sell onsite power generation and other energy services to tenants and automate real-time transactions using smart contracts.
  • Retail electric providers, municipal utilities, and electric coops, which can directly procure power from distributed energy generators, and offer differentiated, higher margin, and greener products and programs to their customers.
Who Are We

Our team of technology executives and entrepreneurs is building on decades of prior experience starting and leading successful ventures and enterprises in telecommunications, energy, and mobile commerce. After three years in stealth product development, we are publicly launching our blockchain-based EnergyNet™ platform.

Leadership TeamExperienced Technology Executives and Entrepreneurs

Joe Forbes, Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Forbes is a multi-faceted executive whose ability to evaluate, manage, and create technology companies have driven historically high investor returns. He has created five successful technology companies in wireless communications, consulting, towers, hardware/software development and clean energy over the previous 17 years with 6 public/private exits, leveraged buyouts, and successful capital formation with Fortune 100 Companies. Most recently through Causam and private equity investors, he has created 4 new operating companies, focused on transactive energy, intellectual property, 4G focused distributed data centers on remediated land, and distributed energy.

Click here to Experience Joe's panel presentation at Stanford Digital Cities Summit, 2016

 
Tom Gordon, Chief Operations Officer

Tom Gordon has over 30 years of experience developing and managing innovative technology companies. Mr. Gordon has been a founder of several companies and has raised over $30 million in private equity from angels and venture capital firms. Mr. Gordon was one of the founders of SynXis, which was the first Internet based hotel reservation system that was purchased by Sabre Holdings (owner of Travelocity). SynXis had venture funding from George Soros and the Washington Investment Partners. He has held a number of leadership positions, and most recently was the Vice President of Software Engineering for OpenText Corporation (NASDAQ: OTEX) prior to joining Causam Energy. Mr. Gordon obtained his M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University, and has a B.S. in Management Science from Virginia Tech.

 
Taylor Brockman, Chief Technology Officer

Taylor Brockman is a software development expert. Taylor has 15 years of venture capital backed software product innovation and delivery experience in the mobile commerce, medical benefits management, and electrical Smart Grid industries. Taylor co-founded Motricity (NASDAQ: MOTR) in September 1999 and was instrumental in growing the company to more than $100M in annual revenues and 500 employees globally. As Motricity’s Research Technology Architect, Taylor invented, designed, and implemented one of the industry's leading mobile content delivery platforms - a platform that has delivered more than $3B of content to mobile phones.

 
Ian deCone, SVP Business Development

Ian DeCone brings over 25 years in product development, business development, technology strategy, and systems engineering for leaders in the wireless industry such as GTE Telecommunication Services and Verizon. Sample experience includes corporate technology strategy for cloud, wireless, and enterprise solutions; supply chain logistics; network operations; investment in startups focused on machine-to-machine learning; and Lean Six Sigma programs. He has catalyzed new business units generating over $100M of revenue per year and created systems to uncover billions of dollars of corporate inefficiencies. DeCone has a B.S in Accounting from Merrimack College and a Master Black Belt certification from Verizon.

9212 Falls of Neuse Road, Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27615