Chief Executive Officer
Advisory Board Member
Amy Simpkins solves wicked problems at the intersection of energy technology and economics using math and modeling. She is currently Chief Executive Officer of muGrid Analytics, which provides bankable techno-economic analysis of renewable energy, energy storage, and microgrids to project developers, financiers, component manufacturers, utilities, and property owners using their proprietary Redcloud energy optimization platform. Prior to muGrid, Amy designed and operated spacecraft – microgrids in orbit – as a Systems Engineer with Lockheed Martin. Her technical expertise includes system and software architecture, system-level performance modeling, and design tradespace analysis. Amy has coached and consulted on business development, marketing, and sales for startups and small businesses, and is an internationally recognized speaker on Design Thinking and Iterative Development for entrepreneurs. Amy holds an MS in Astronautical Engineering from the University of Southern California and an SB in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.