Ed Koch is Senior Fellow in Honeywell Building Solutions and is a co-founder of and chief technology officer at Akuacom, Inc., a leader in automated demand response software, which Honeywell International acquired in May 2010. He served as chairman of the Open Automated Demand Response (OpenADR) Standards Working Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), and helped drive the development of the OpenADR protocol, a key smart grid interoperability standard. Prior to founding Akuacom, he was co-founder and CTO of Coactive Networks, and before that, he managed the Automotive Systems Department of Navteq. He earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering at the University of Florida.