Ross Chanin is a Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council's Global Energy Center. He has been a member of the Edison Foundation's Institute for Electric Innovation Management and Partner Roundtable. He is a repeat entrepreneur and speaks and publishes on energy policy and market orientations.
Previously, Mr. Chanin was the CEO and Founder of American Efficient, a venture-backed software platform for US regulated utilities and the deregulated power sector. He cofounded Reputation.com, a world leader in online privacy and reputation management solutions and a 2012 World Economic Forum (Davos) Global Growth Company. Mr. Chanin also served on the speechwriting staff of a major presidential campaign.
Mr. Chanin is a recent speaker at Annual Meetings of the National Association of Regulated Utility Commissioners (NARUC), Stanford University's Silicon Valley Energy Summit, the Edison Electric Institute, the South-Central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource (SPEER), and the San Francisco Emerging Technologies Summit: Accelerating Innovation in Energy Efficiency. He is a contributor to SPEER's Resource Adequacy Working Group publications on the inclusion of energy efficiency in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas's market framework, and is a Fellow with the Truman National Security Project.
Mr. Chanin is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Stanford Law School.