HISTORY

DC-NEXUS was founded in 2015 by individuals determined and focused on making a significant difference in the world. Based in Chicago with offices in PA, NJ and MD, DC-NEXUS works closely with leaders in industry, academia, government agencies and standards organizations to offer daily news and articles on the benefits of direct current (DC) technology. DC-NEXUS issues a weekly newsletter and advertises DC related products on its web site under the heading “Electric Avenue”. Through education of the public and promotion of DC technologies, DC-NEXUS is fostering an environment for the adoption of DC technologies in all facets of life, thereby increasing reliability and reducing energy costs.

FOUNDERS

Joe Suppers – Vice President and Senior Editor
Joe is the founder of NodeCom, Inc. which specializes in data center site selection and consulting. Founded in 1995 NodeCom has assisted numerous companies across the U.S. Including AOL in the early days when it expanded its dial up network in nodes across the globe. Recognizing the need for industry information. Joe founded CarrierHotels.com which became the go-to web site for industry news, information and knowledge. The site later evolved into DataCenterKnowledge.com which is still a significant news site for the industry. Joe is currently collaborating with companies promoting DC power for data centers and industrial sites to promote energy efficiency and reliability.

David Geary – Vice President and Senior Editor of Technology
Mr. David E. Geary, PE is a licensed professional electrical engineer with a distinguished career spanning more than 30 years. Throughout his career Mr. Geary has brought innovation and leadership to a variety electrical engineering projects in many markets, which include government and private infrastructure engineering, design, construction and operations. Mr. Geary is considered one of the pioneers and experts in the new evolution of higher voltage direct current (dc) power distribution for telecom/data centers and dc micro grids for the new evolution of alternative energy integration with energy storage in dc micro grids. He is a multiple patent holder, a key contributor to evolving worldwide standards and codes and is an expert speaker and presenter at many industry events, conferences and policy planning summits.

Tim Martinson – Vice President of Finance
Mr. Timothy E. Martinson is an experienced professional with more than 30 years of experience both developing and deploying value-based engineered system solutions for Fortune 100 Global Power and Control OEMs across the country. Tim is also cofounder and CEO of dcFUSION, where he is responsible for spearheading new business development. Tim works closely with industry leaders to establish collaboration between OEM’s, Architects, Design Build Firms, Academia and Government to help bring 380Vdc Micro grid applications to the market.

Anil Cherian – CEO and Editor in Chief
Anil comes from the consulting world, as founder and president of SDG Consulting, Inc. SDG Consulting is a multifaceted consulting firm serving a diverse client base in multiple markets. Anil enjoys helping companies chart implement new strategic plans and improve efficiency. He holds his Ph.D. from Northwestern University and has been in the field of consulting for nearly a decade. When not helping clients grow and improve their business, he continues to pursue his passion in Neuroscience.