Our Team

Gridsteer's team features members from 3 different continents, bringing together heterogeneous knowledge and ideas, alongside their experience. Thanks to our diverse backgrounds, we bring together our expertise, ranging from theoretical knowledge to field experience in installing microgrids, combined with high skills in computer science, software engineeringcyber security and business.

We combine our mutual experience to present innovative and secure products fulfilling industrial expectations.

Furthermore, we are closely followed by both Professor Mario Paolone and Professor Jean-Yves Le Boudec, who combined are leading the research in Smart Grid technologies at EPFL.

Core Team

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Max Chevron

Partner & CEO

MSc in Electrical Engineering at EPFL (graduates in August 2021). Master in Energy Economics and Policy (graduated in September 2014). Has worked on the design of batteries and was a financial services management consultant.

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Enea Figini

Partner & CTO

MSc in Electrical Engineering at EPFL. Has worked on the design of batteries for the Hyperloop Pod Competition organized by Elon Musk's Space X. Has experience with batteries, linear motors and smart grids.

Advisor Team

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Jagdish Achara

Co-Founder

Master and PhD in computer science, especialized in computer services, security, privacy, and netwroks. Since Jan 2017, working in the energy sector to digitalize our future electric grids by applying his IT expertise.

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Jean-Yves Le Boudec

Co-Founder, Tech. Co-Author

Full Professor at EPFL. Head of the Laboratory for Communications and Applications (LCA2) at EPFL. He has been working in the area of smart grids for 15 years.

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Lorenzo Reyes

Co-Founder

Power systems Engineer from University of Chile, obtained his PhD at EPFL. Has worked on the design and commissioning of currently-operating microgrids and has experience real-time control and energy management systems. Lorenzo is currently Assistant Professor at the Austral University of Chile.

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Mario Paolone

Prof. at EPFL, Tech. Co-Author

Full Professor at EPFL. Head of the Distributed Electrical Systems Laboratory (DESL) at EPFL. Director of EPFL Energy Center. Head of the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research (SCCER) FURIES (Future Swiss Electrical Infrastrucure).