Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Audrey Zibelman is the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Viridity Energy, Inc. Ms. Zibelman formed Viridity after more than 25 years of electric utility industry leadership experience in both the public and private sectors. Ms. Zibelman is a recognized national and international expert in energy policy, markets and Smart Grid innovation. Prior to forming Viridity, Ms. Zibelman was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of PJM, a Regional Transmission Organization that operates the world’s largest wholesale power market and serves 14 states throughout the eastern United States. While there she was responsible for all aspects of PJM’s transmission planning, market grid operations and corporate administration. Ms. Zibelman was previously an executive at Xcel Energy, Inc., where at various times she oversaw transmission operations and planning, energy market trading, risk management, fuel procurement and renewable energy development. She is a former General Counsel of the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission, and has participated as both counsel and expert in numerous electric utility proceedings before state and federal regulatory and legislative bodies. She has testified before Congress and federal and state agencies on the benefits of power markets and Smart Grids to consumers. Ms. Zibelman has also served on the Boards of numerous entities responsible for assuring the security and reliability of the nation’s power system, including, Reliability First and the GridWise Alliance.