Skipping Stone Chairman and CEO Peter Weigand, says, “As an accomplished innovator and entrepreneur as well as an award-winning inventor and good friend, Ross adds so many dimensions to Skipping Stone. To say I am thrilled Ross is joining us would be an understatement.”
Malme, who has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and a M.B.A. in Industrial Marketing & Finance, has over 25 years of experience in the energy and technology industries, including executive positions with Schneider Electric’s Demand Response Resource Center, Enron Energy Services, Schlumberger, and Chevron. Malme was also the founder and CEO of Demand Response Technology firm RETX, which was acquired by Schneider Electric. Additionally, he served as Chairman of Peak Load Management Alliance (PLMA) and has formed a global demand response initiative in conjunction with the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Malme notes: “At this stage in my career I wanted to return to my entrepreneurial roots as I see so many opportunities in my areas of expertise that I want to pursue. Skipping Stone provides a unique opportunity to partner with like-minded entrepreneurs who share the same vision and have built an impressive roster of industry veterans to help turn ideas into reality. I really enjoyed my time at Schneider Electric, and I believe they are on the right path, I hope to continue contributing to Schneider’s success as a trusted advisor.”
Established in 1996, Skipping Stone is an energy consulting firm that provides market assessment, strategy development, and strategy implementation and managed services. Skipping Stone has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, and Houston.