R. Blake Young
President and Chief Executive Officer
R. Blake Young was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Comverge in February 2010. He was previously a member of our board of directors since August 2006, where he served as chairman of the compensation committee and a member of the nominating and corporate governance committee. Mr. Young is the founder of Cap2ity Consulting Group, a business, technology and management consulting group based in Houston. Previously, Mr. Young was the Senior Vice President, Global IT & Technology for BG Group, an international London-based energy company. Mr. Young previously held various senior management positions with publicly-traded Dynegy Inc. from 1998 to 2005, including Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. He also served as President of Illinois Power Company – Dynegy's electric and gas transmission and distribution company – where he was responsible for corporate strategy and development, human resources, information technology, corporate communications and other major functions. Prior to such assignment, he was Executive Vice President & President of Global Technology at Dynegy. Before Dynegy, Mr. Young was with Campbell Soup Company at their World Headquarters and served as Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Grocery Division. Prior to his tenure with Campbell Soup, Mr. Young had a 14-year career with Tenneco Energy, a large integrated natural gas transporter and marketer and served in a number of senior administrative and commercial management positions, including Chief Information Officer and Chief of Staff to the Chairman and CEO.