Hishman Othman, Ph.D.
Hisham leads the transmission and regulatory compliance consulting practice at Quanta Technology providing technical and economic advisory services supporting regulated utilities, energy developers, and RTOs to address their evolving and challenging business needs.
Prior to joining Quanta Technology, Hisham spent 5 years in the Renewable Energy industry with SunEdison, and as CTO to Petra Solar, working on innovative approaches to grid integration, hybrid solutions, energy storage, and smart grids. Additionally, Hisham held leadership roles with global technology providers, ABB and GE, in the US and Internationally, delivering pioneering Network Management and Infrastructure solutions.
Throughout his career, Hisham worked with leading teams that pioneered Thyristor-Controlled Series Capacitors, Implemented the first ISO/RTO electricity market systems in the US at the California ISO, developed and delivered the largest distributed 40MW solar system on utility poles in the World, designed and implemented a high penetration fuel abatement solar-diesel system, and extensively modeled, analyzed, and invested in energy storage applications. Hisham continues his journey advising clients on prudent investment options in energy storage. Hisham holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.