About

Empowering New Energy Companies

Genability was founded with a simple goal, to enable New Energy Companies to include Smart Energy in their products and services. Our customers are some of the biggest names in solar, connected home and connected business. We help you to collect energy data, benchmark your customer, identify opportunities and savings, present these beautifully, convert and then operate. Whether via API or App, our technology is backed by our industry best database of residential and commercial electricity tariffs, incentives and rebates coupled with the fastest, most accurate and scalable rate engine available.

Our Team


Jason Riley

Jason Riley

Founder & CEO

Jason Riley is the founder and CEO of Genability where he works to help New Energy Companies build energy cost savings into their products and services. Jason has over 15 years of senior leadership experience developing energy technologies. Prior to Genability, Jason co-founded and was Chairman of Entessa, a provider of energy logistics enterprise software, which he sold to Energy Solutions International. Jason served an investor and advisor to ESI until it was acquired by OakTree Capital's GFI Energy Division. Jason was born in England and educated in Scotland.

Eric Danziger

Eric Danziger

Vice President

Eric oversees the Company's commercial aspects with an emphasis on strategy, business development and finance. Eric also manages Genability’s partner relationships, fundraising efforts, corporate development and SunShot project. Prior to joining Genability, Eric was an investment banker with GulfStar Group, a middle market sell-side M&A firm, and JPMorgan Chase. Eric received his BBA in Finance and MBA from the University of Texas.

John Tucker

John Tucker

Product Dev & Energy Guru

John is responsible for Genability’s product development, QA and testing and energy market research. John is Genability’s energy price guru and works with our current customers to incorporate their feedback into our offerings. Previously, John served in Product Management roles at Andiamo Systems, a brand-monitoring service, and Yaga, a micro-payment service company. John holds a degree in International Studies from the University of Dayton.

San Prabhu

San Prabhu

Data Operations & Support

San is responsible for Genability’s data collection processes and manages the team of Data Analysts. When a rate changes, San knows! Previously, San worked with the Yahoo! products team on the Yahoo! / Microsoft Search Alliance Initiative. He was also the Chief Product and Operations Officer at iMiners. San holds a Masters in Computer Science from Bowling Green State University.

Michael Ihle

Michael Ihle

Develops the Software

Michael is responsible for developing Genability’s products, including all of the APIs, Genability Explorer and the Genability Engine. Over his career, Michael has engaged in an engineering role for a number of companies including i365, AmbaSoft, SalesVision, S1 and Webvan Group. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Economics and a minor in Computer Science from the University of California at Davis.

Matthew Fong

Matthew Fong

Creates the Experiences

Matthew is responsible for the User Interface and Experience of Genability's products. Prior to joining Genability, Matthew spent two years as a UI Engineer for Lift Media where he contributed to the build out and expansion of the product, working with companies such as Fandango, Pizza Hut and Buy.com. Matthew graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

Ruben Garcia

Ruben Garcia

Master of All Things Data

Ruben manages and maintains the quality of Genability's data. Ruben is a solar expert and analyzes the complex interplay between building load, PV production and utility rates. Previously, Ruben worked at the Schatz Energy Research Center, where he conducted feasibility and impact analysis of small-scale hydropower development and electric vehicle adoption in Humboldt County. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley and is working toward a Master of Science in Energy Technology and Policy at Humboldt State University.

Kristen Bombon

Kristen Bombon

Office Manager

Kristen is the Office Manager at Genability, and she works behind the scenes to keep the team happy and the office running smoothly. She has previously worked as the Office Manager and raw materials buyer for an electromagnetics manufacturer. Kristen has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater from California State University, East Bay.

David Thorn

David Thorn

Designs the Visuals

David handles the visual and interaction design of Genability’s products. He previously worked as a visual designer at Greenstart. David has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from California College of the Arts.

Manjiri Mandhale

Manjiri Mandhale

Develops the Software

Manjiri develops Genability's products, primarily focused on the APIs. Before Genability, Manjiri has worked as a software engineer at Progressive Casualty Insurance, EDS and as a research assistant. Manjiri holds a degree in Computer Science from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Justin Lee

Justin Lee

Solar Savings Expert

Justin works one on one with customers to analyze their projects and find the best places to install solar. Justin has a wide ranging background in the energy and sustainability sector, including the wine industry at Jackson Family Wines, the green building construction sector and university energy management. Justin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Macalester College.

Martin Baker

Martin Baker

Develops the Software

Martin is responsible for automation and scaling of Genability’s processes and products, including Genability Switch. Martin has worked for several successful startups, including Dropbox, NeoPath Networks, IronPort and eGroups. Martin has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Harvard.

Dean Bateman

Dean Bateman

The Tariff Guy

Dean is a Senior Data Analyst and manages the quality assurance of Genability's tariff data and cost savings calculations. He also researches trends in tariff modeling and new approaches to energy savings primarily for our solar customers. Prior to joining Genability, he managed the analytics team at REC Solar. Dean has a B.A in Economics from Kalamazoo College.

Scott Harris

Scott Harris

Develops the Software

Scott is responsible for making sure that customers can easily integrate their software with Genability's APIs. Prior to joining Genability, he spent four and a half years as an analyst at PsomasFMG, a commercial solar project developer. He has undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Civil Engineering from the University of California, Irvine.

Nicole Khazanedar

Nicole Khazanedar

Attracts the Talent

Nicole oversees recruiting at Genability and is responsible for attracting talent and creating a memorable candidate experience. Prior to joining Genability, she worked as a Technical Recruiter at Fuze and previously held positions in both Talent Acquisition and Client Services at Deloitte. Nicole holds a Bachelor of Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Matthew Gerring

Matthew Gerring

Creates the Experiences

Matthew Gerring creates interfaces and visuals for Genability’s products that help customers get all the information they need at a glance. He previously worked for EMRL, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, and most recently as the editor of San Francisco’s Street Sheet. Matthew has a degree in Journalism from San Jose State University.

Kevin Timms

Kevin Timms

Analyzes the Data

Kevin is a Tariff Data Analyst and helps ensure that Genability’s tariff data is high quality so it can be used in models that accurately predict energy cost savings. Prior to joining Genability, Kevin modeled how human behaviors change over time and designed personalized treatment algorithms for smokers. Kevin has a PhD in Biological Design from Arizona State and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from the University of Dayton.

Sheena Carswell

Sheena Carswell

Develops the Software

Sheena is responsible for scaling Genability’s APIs, and working with Genability’s Data Analysts to optimize data algorithms. Sheena has worked at several startups, including high-volume social networks, and most recently worked at Opower, where she led the APIs team in enhancing APIs to meet utilities' needs. Sheena has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Glasgow, and a Master of Science in Software Engineering from Napier University in Scotland.

Andrew Fister

Andrew FIster

Develops the Software

Andrew specializes in developing new API products and third-party integrations. He has previously worked at technology startups such as E la Carte and 50Cubes. Andrew has a Master's degree in Linguistics from University of Illinois and a Computer Science degree from University of Maryland.

Tarpan Dixit

Tarpan Dixit

Markets the Products

Tarpan is responsible for Product Marketing at Genability with an emphasis on understanding market requirements and using them to drive products and partnerships. Tarpan has worked at multiple clean energy startups, most recently with Sunrun Inc. where he managed development and rollout of residential solar service offerings. Tarpan has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas.

Jenny Trinh

Jenny Trinh

Tariff Data Entry Specialist

Jenny is a Tariff Data Entry Specialist and is responsible for the data entry and quality assurance of Genability's tariff data. She has previously worked for the Quality Management team at Alternative Family Services, which is a mental health agency for foster care children. Jenny has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from University of California at Davis.

Trevor Kennard

Trevor Kennard

Tariff Data Entry Specialist

Trevor is a Tariff Data Entry Specialist, maintaining Genability’s tariff rate data at highest quality for usage in models that accurately predict energy cost savings. Before joining the team at Genability, Trevor cut his teeth in data analysis as a Pricing Analyst at Safeway, visualizing big data in meaningful ways.

The New Energy Companies


For the Solar Industry, we provide solutions to help you find prospects, convert to customers and keep them happy. We accurately calculate and present Solar Savings.

For companies selling Connected Appliances and Home Energy Management, we provide transparency into your customer's energy costs and usage. We know their utility, rate plan, available rebates and incentives. We can estimate their usage or connect to their meter data. More importantly we can identify options for saving money and sparing the grid. We embed real time smart energy into your products.

For automotive OEMs and EV service providers, we help you understand, quantify and present the cost savings and customer value of your Electric Vehicles. Our understanding of electricity tariff rates, usage and options is embedded in our web apps, dealership tools and smart charger scheduling.



Contact Us to learn how we can help you become a New Energy Company.


Our Customers


We work with over 500 innovative energy service, distributed generation, energy management and retail companies. Here are just a few. Contact us to learn more. When you work with Genability, you get instant access to our team of Savings Experts.


Our Partners & Investors


EnerNOC

EnerNOC (NASDAQ: ENOC) is a leading provider of energy intelligence software for utility and commercial customers, with a suite of services that includes demand management and energy efficiency. EnerNOC is an investor in Genability and also uses our technology to precisely find, maximize, and communicate energy savings. Read More on Our Blog and EnerNOC's Press Release

Greenstart

Greenstart is a design studio focused on brand and consumer interaction for energy companies. They have helped us beautify the user experience and communicate precise savings. Read More on Our Blog.

Department of Energy SunShot

Genability is a graduate and participant of the Department of Energy's SunShot Initiative. The SunShot Initiative provides funding to companies focused on research, manufacturing and technology to make solar in the U.S. more affordable and accessible. Read More on Our Blog.