Founder and CEO
Kenneth Westrick is the Founder and CEO of 3TIER Inc. Propelled by his vision and under his leadership, the company has grown from a small, boutique consultancy into a global leader in renewable energy information services. Prior to founding 3TIER, Mr. Westrick earned both Bachelor and Masters degrees in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington, with a focus on numerical weather prediction (NWP), remote sensing, and other weather and environmental forecasting technologies. Mr. Westrick is a regular spokesperson on a wide-range of renewable energy topics. His perspectives and thoughts have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, CNN, The Financial Times, Forbes, Time, The Washington Post, Seattle Times, and a wide-range of renewable energy trade media.
Founded in 1999, Seattle-based 3TIER is one of the largest independent providers of wind, solar, and hydro energy assessment and power forecasting worldwide. With a global footprint and a highly scalable across-renewables (wind-solar-hydro) information-based offering, groups around the world turn to 3TIER when they want the most accurate scientific information to make renewable energy related decisions.