Dr. Leo Casey

Power Systems Lead Engineer, Google X

Dr. Leo Casey is the Power Systems Lead Engineer at Google X. Prior to that, he was Satcon’s Chief Technology Officer and EVP of Engineering. Leo has over 35 years of experience in power electronics and power engineering, including ultimate responsibility for the design and commercialization of numerous utility scale power conversion products. These products included inverters, solid state switches, converters, and flywheels, with a focus on the management and integration of alternative, renewable and distributed resources into the grid. He has served on NREL’s solar advisory board and the NIST/DOE Hi-MW Leadership Committee; been an editor of the IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion; and is active in IEEE and NEC code and standard development for Grid Electronics. He is a Fellow of the IEEE. Dr. Casey has published over 75 papers related to power conversion and Grid Power Electronics and has more than 25 issued patents. He has a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from the University of Auckland and Masters, Engineers and Doctorate degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology