Bert Haskell, Director of Pecan Street Project Inc.

Bert Haskell is Technology Director of Pecan Street Project Inc., a smart grid research and development organization headquartered at The University of Texas at Austin. After being assigned to the MCC Consortium by Eastman Kodak, Mr. Haskell spent nearly a decade working for the consortium, rising to the position of MCC's Vice President of Portable Electronics Product Research. In addition to his work for Kodak and MCC, he has held product development, product marketing and advisory rolls at a number of start-up companies including Stellar Display Corporation, Wireless Age, Motion Computing, Portelligent. Prior to joining Pecan Street Project, he was Director of Product Development for Heliovolt, a developer of CIGS based thin-film photovoltaic modules. Mr. Haskell holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester.