Meet The iRestore Leadership Team

Deepak Swamy

Deepak Swamy

Founder & CEO

Deepak founded iRestore to create a better user experience for the industry’s 700,000 mobile workers and to help utilities operate the grid safely, effectively and resiliently. He is an expert on enterprise mobility and has been on the leadership team at 3 startups.

Michael Haeflich

Michael Haeflich

Executive Vice President

A former energy trading and marketing exec, Michael most recently served as director at Eversource Energy responsible for coordinating emergency processes with Homeland Security, local first responders and other utilities.

Mike Sabatino

Mike Sabatino

Principal Utility Consultant

Mike started his career as a lineman and rose up to Director of Operations at Iberdrola USA (now Avangrid). With 30+ years of operations experience, he helps utilities adopt iRestore & integrate it with their business processes.

Ravindra Karanam

Ravindra Karanam

Chief Technical Officer

With 23 years in tech leading product development & applied research, Ravi is passionate about building innovative products that transform the exchange & use of information in an enterprise.

Karen LaRose

Karen LaRose

Vice President, Administration

Karen brings many years of leadership experience as an entrepreneur and founder/CEO of a financial services firm serving Fortune 100 banks.

YP Chua

YP Chua

User Experience Guru

YP is an experienced designer who has created immersive experiences, apps and mobile games. The simplicity and user-centric design thinking across the iRestore suite of applications are products of YP’s creative genius.

Dean Girdis

Dean Girdis

Vice President, Strategy

Dean has 25+ years of gas & power sector experience as a founder, advisor & investor working with global oil & gas companies, integrated power firms, utilities and energy startups on strategy, market development, and product commercialization

Strategic Advisory Board

James Kelly

James Kelly

Member, Strategic Advisory Board

Jim is a renowned utility executive, advisor and industry expert who was formerly Senior Vice President of Transmission & Distribution at Southern California Edison.

Chris Bennett

Chris Bennett

Member, Strategic Advisory Board

Chris is a former technologist, strategy consultant and utility executive who was formerly Executive Vice President at Nextera Energy.

Dave McCarthy

Dave McCarthy

Member, Strategic Advisory Board

Dave is an accomplished entrepreneur, diver and managing director of VA-based energy tech incubator Potential Energy DC.

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