Brian draws upon his extensive experience in the energy sector to guide Stream customers through the complex nuances of commodity electricity procurement, demand response, discussions with regulated utilities and more. His in-depth understanding of this dynamic industry, including renewable sources, provides Stream customers with a valuable advantage as they weigh their energy options for both near-term and long-term impact.
Before joining Stream, Brian served in leadership roles with Green Mountain Energy, including supporting renewable energy programs for Portland General Electric and Florida Power & Light. He has also consulted on national projects supporting the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts from George Washington University and an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin.
March 15, 2022
Between price hikes, turbulent market changes and aggressive imperatives around energy-efficient data center solutions, trying to establish smart and cost-effective energy procurement practices can make organizations feel like a small boat at the mercy of a big sea change — one that’s rarely in their favor.
Digital businesses are in a bit of a pinch these days.
August 6, 2020
When endeavoring to maximize the impacts of green initiatives, it’s not enough to be attentive to one’s own clean energy procurement. Forward-thinking data center providers also need to find a way to enable clients and partners to leverage their own specific strategies.
December 13, 2018
When it comes to energy procurement – whether conventional or renewable – data centers and other companies can benefit from leveraging outside expertise in energy consumption management, retail electricity contracting and strategic engagements with industry or government recognition programs. Through our
May 16, 2018
All too often, data center users enter new markets and are greeted with unpleasant surprises on their energy spending. For those who are considering acquiring data center space in deregulated markets, including Chicago, the Mid-Atlantic and Texas, this article is intended to drive transparency and uncover cost drivers that will impact your energy spend.
October 25, 2017
It's typical for a company to view energy procurement as simply another cost. Making the time to understand all of the options and what a company is buying is hard because of the complexity involved with the energy market.
October 5, 2017
Choosing a data center location is a vital decision for all organizations. Data center markets offering competitive options, low hazard risk, tax incentives, and business friendly environments are highly attractive to companies with infrastructure requirements.