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AMS Appoints Toby Corey to its Board of Directors


January 30, 2018 — San Francisco, CA

(Photo above: Previously at Tesla and Solar City, Santa Cruz resident Toby Corey is currently on the board of Buoy Labs and is on the advisory boards of Inboard Technology, Ya Doggie and CruzFoam. Photo source: LinkedIn)

Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS), an energy platform and services company, has announced that industry veteran Toby Corey will serve on the company’s Board of Directors. Corey’s knowledge of the distributed energy industry and experience in growing companies will be an invaluable asset as the company prepares for its future.

“Toby’s entrepreneurial vision and history of guiding management teams and companies through rapid growth brings a tremendous benefit to AMS,” said Susan Kennedy, Founder and Chief Executive of AMS. “I am proud to welcome Toby to the AMS team.”

Corey is a lifelong entrepreneur, innovator and disruptor, and lectures at Stanford University in the Management, Science and Engineering College. Corey was previously a Tesla and SolarCity executive, where he served as President of Global Sales and Customer Experience within the energy group at Tesla, leading sales, marketing, customer service and software development for residential, commercial, new homes, federal and military business segments. He also co-founded and led USWeb – the leading web developer – to a successful initial public offering (IPO) and $3 billion market capitalization.

“The distributed energy paradigm shift is accelerating, and AMS is leading the industry with the most advanced SaaS and transactive distributed energy platform combined with extensive development expertise,” said Corey. “Distributed energy management services will soon rival e-commerce in size and scope.”

In addition to AMS, Corey currently sits on the board of Buoy Labs and is on the advisory boards of Inboard Technology Inc., Ya Doggie and CruzFoam.


About Advanced Microgrid Solutions
Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) is an energy platform and services company that assesses, designs, develops, finances, aggregates, optimizes, and monetizes portfolios of distributed energy resources (DER) to maximize customer value, provide dynamic grid and utility services, and earn revenues in wholesale energy markets. AMS’s business is powered by its industry-leading Transactive Energy Management Platform, which AMS and its partners utilize to offer compelling and innovative energy management services to customers, utilities, and asset owners and operators. To learn more, visit and follow us on twitter: @advmicrogrid.


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