Shouldn’t our homes be smarter?
12 patent pending inventions and oodles of awards later, we’re bringing you Curb – a single product that figures out where all your electricity goes, lets you control your home remotely, gives you money saving tips, and does lots of other cool things.
a grand idea
The home should be just as tech savvy as your phone or your car
Solar customer pain points spark a dream and a plan
Curb is born
A wildly talented team of data-loving engineers comes together
First units installed for testing and development
Installed in ~200 residential homes and commercial spaces
DEMO GOD Award
Accepted into Capital Factory, featured at SXSW Eco, and named DEMO GOD
Curb featured on Innovation of Tomorrow Freescale Tour
Curb wins Alphalab Gear National Hardware Cup
“At Curb, we believe that the cheapest and cleanest energy is the energy that you don’t have to use. We are excited to share our solution for safer and more energy efficient homes with the world."
Founder & CEO
As a former solar executive and Boeing rocket scientist, Erik has been building products that push the boundaries of technology and bringing them to market for over a decade. Erik leads CURB’s strategic vision.
Chief Operations Officer
As six-sigma expert and experienced supply chain manager, Bill has led multiple companies from early stage to M&A. Bill targets CURB’s visionary goals while ensuring the product works and ships.
Chief Experience Officer
Award-winning inventor of 100+ patents & app’s. 30+ yrs product design strategy (Microsoft, Yahoo!, Logitech, Samsung, Apple). Eric ensures that CURB is intuitive and positioned for success.
Director of Hardware
From his contributions in plasma fusion to architecting the worlds most advanced LED lightbulbs, Tim is an expert in developing new technologies. He leads the design of CURB’s breakthrough hardware.
Dir. of Product & Software
Emilie Yeager is a dev ops pro, engineering manager, small business owner, North Carolina native and DIY aficionado. For the past 15+ years Emilie has worked in technology, from systems administration to engineering to devops. Her specialties include AWS, Icinga, Python and butternut squash soup. In her spare time, she enjoys the Austin music scene, yoga, rock climbing, and two-stepping.
Courtney is passionate about energy efficiency and sustainability. With degrees in Environmental Engineering and Green Design, she is well equipped to ensure that internal operations and business development opportunities, helps partners make environmentally conscious decisions and push CURB to become a leader in energy intelligence.
Product Experience Evangelist
Deeksha comes from a multidisciplinary background that includes bioinformatics and data science. She ensures that end-user voices are represented in the software development process and works to ensure our customers' product experiences are as empowering and frictionless as possible.
Cody has been building web applications since 2008. His career began developing browser-based experiences for clients such as BlackBerry, Samsung, and Southwest Airlines. Prior to finding CURB, Cody and his wife spent nearly a year living in Melbourne, Australia, working for GreenSync, a local startup that helps its clients respond quickly to changes in the energy grid through monitoring and automated controls.
Brandon has developed software systems in a wide variety of fields, including IoT, casinos, gaming and more. He works to ensure CURB's backend services run efficiently, reliably, and scale to demand.
Neil's dedication to creating a renewable future started with projects in industrial automation and waste heat capture, and that passion for energy efficiency continues with CURB.
Patrick is an experienced software engineer, and works on CURB's firmware and cloud services.
Terri has over 20 years of sales experience working with large companies and start-ups in the electronic component industry.
Sales & Business Development
With over ten consecutive years of work experience in the solar industry, Zack has worked on residential and commercial solar installation, system design, solar equipment sales and distribution, public education and outreach, implementation of solar related policies for local and State governments, as well as off-grid solar system design.
We’re always on the lookout for self-starters and high performers who are all-around amazing.
Board Members & Advisors
Pete started his career as an equity analyst following software that an engineer would use for several investment banks. He then managed money for about 10 years and then retired. He unretired to found several companies in the electric energy industry. He is now working full time at RKB Energy LLC doing greenfield utility-scale solar development in the US.
Ron is the former President & CEO of SolarBridge Technologies. He has a proven track record of creating value for all stakeholders in early-stage, turn-around and larger scale businesses. He has deep experience in organization design and development across all functions, corporate/competitive strategy, international business and global accounts, technology road maps, business development and high-level B2B partnering.
Roger spent 11 years on Wall Street working at Oppenheimer, Brown Brothers and Lehman Brothers as the senior utility research analyst. While at Lehman Brothers, Roger headed the equity electric power group which covered electric distribution, generation and fuel cell technology. Roger then moved into managing money for Nomura and Carlson Capital before starting his own fund, the McOmber Energy Fund.
John's areas of focus include strategy, research & development, marketing & sales, business development, product support & services and profit management in 180 countries. As a member of the IBM chairman’s senior executive team, he was also a member of the IBM Industry Academy Board and the IBM Energy, Efficiency & Sustainability Executive Board.
Howard is the former President & CEO of SunPower Corporation. He has worked for more than 30 years in the solar and utility power field as an entrepreneur, engineer, policy-maker, and ultimately as an executive and board member of leading solar power companies --from start-ups to multi-billion-dollar public companies. He continues to help enable a clean all-electric future for buildings and transportation.
Gil has has held positions as a global, multi-site, multi-cultural R&D/Operations leader and Business Unit GM. He is a proven and highly accomplished large-scale R&D and operations leader. He has developed and delivered new industry-leading technologies and driven them to successful businesses. Gil has also captured #1 market position in key markets including WiFi, LAN.