- Cree Edwards
- eMeter Corporation
Cree A. Edwards co-founded eMeter Corporation in 1999 and serves as its Chairman and CEO. Previously, he co-founded CellNet Data Systems, Inc. in 1984. He led the company to becoming the industry leader in providing advanced electricity metering data and communications to utilities, with over 12 million gas and electric smart meters on line via wireless networks and culminating in its 1997 IPO. Long an industry visionary, his ideas for revolutionizing utility efficiency via real-time data, automation, and demand response first began to be realized in CellNet's successful hardware and software products. At eMeter, he continues to drive that vision into next-generation enterprise software supporting clean energy technologies. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Davis.