Kiran Kumaraswamy is Vice President of Market Applications at Fluence. In this role, he manages a team of professionals that help customers identify applications that are attractive for energy storage development. As part of his responsibilities, he covers the globe in terms of developing and implementing Fluence's go to market strategies for key markets. He also works to educate potential customers and partners on the benefits of energy storage. His work involves implementing regulatory and policy solutions that create access to key markets. Kiran is a frequent speaker at industry conferences on policy issues that impact energy storage development and has testified multiple times at the U.S Congress and FERC on a range of subjects. He serves as a Board of Director at the US Energy Storage Association (ESA). Prior to joining Fluence, he worked as a Senior Manager in ICF International advising private sector clients on wholesale power market and transmission issues. He holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from University of Wisconsin, Madison and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Madras, India.