Sila Kiliccote

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, EIQ Mobility

2014 Research Award Winner

Sila Kiliccote has over 15 years of experience in building and leading teams to deliver impactful and innovative research in demand response, vehicle-to-grid, and data analytics for the electricity grid. Before founding eIQ Mobility, Kiliccote was the Managing Director of Grid Innovations at Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University. She also formed and led the Grid Integration, Systems and Mobility group at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, where she received the 2017 SLAC Director’s Award. She spent more than 10 years at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where she served as the Deputy of the Demand Response Research Center, built the Grid Integration group, and worked with teams to develop OpenADR and deployment of micro-synchrophasors for the distribution grid. She also led a team developing VADER (Visualization and Analytics for Distributed Energy Resources) and GRIP (Grid Resilience and Intelligence Platform). Kiliccote received an MS in Building Science from Carnegie Mellon University, attended the MBA program Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business, and received a BS in Engineering from the University of New Hampshire.