About Opus One Solutions
New technologies such as battery storage, electric vehicle chargers, and rooftop solar are connecting to local electricity grids rapidly, adding complexities to the already challenging task of planning and operating the distribution grid. That's where we come in.
Opus One Solutions is a software engineering and solutions company that helps utilities optimize energy planning, operations and market management using the advanced analytics software platform, GridOS®. This ultimately helps utilities create smarter, cost-effective and sustainable electricity distribution systems.
“The energy sector is rapidly changing, providing opportunities for utilities and organizations to deploy better energy solutions. At Opus One Solutions, our goal is to modernize the grid for two-way energy flows, big data analytics, and transactive business models.” Joshua Wong, Founder, Opus One Solutions
Joshua is the Founder and CEO of Opus One Solutions, a leading software engineering and solutions company empowering the electricity grid to contribute towards a digitalized, decentralized and decarbonized planet. His thought leadership and industry insights have enabled utility transformation in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Prior to Opus One, Joshua was the Director of Engineering at eCAMION Inc., a grid-scale energy storage provider. He was also head of smart grid at Toronto Hydro Electric System Limited, where he led the policy, strategy, regulatory, business, and engineering development of Toronto’s smart grid infrastructure, including Toronto’s 25-year smart grid roadmap. Joshua is a licensed Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto, Masters of Electric Power Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and has completed executive programs from MIT Sloan, IMD Business School and Harvard Business School.
Hari Suthan Subramaniam is the Chief of Strategic Growth for Opus One Solutions, with over 20 years of experience in R&D, marketing and management consulting. Prior to joining Opus One, he was the CEO of eCamion Inc., a community energy storage company and Vice Chair of Energy Storage Ontario. Hari was also a Vice President with GE Canada’s National Executive team where he drove growth in Canada by seeking out market opportunities across GE platforms and larger infrastructure projects. Additionally, he served in senior roles within Canada’s Provincial and Federal governments, including Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Policy with the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, and member of the Government Transition Team for the Premier of Ontario as well as Federal Ministers of Canada. Hari is also a veteran of the Canadian Navy. Hari currently sits on the board of Centre for Urban Energy at Ryerson University and has previously served on the Boards of the Distributed Energy Association of Canada, McGill University, and Rouge Valley Health System.
Edward brings to the company over 15 years of directing financial reporting and operations in both large public and private companies.
Prior to joining Opus One, Edward served as CFO for Sysomos, and also operated his own consulting practice with clients including Siemens and Tyco Integrated Securities. He consulted as interim CFO for several tech startups, leading the finance function and providing board support, financial reporting and MDA. Prior to that, Edward held senior positions at Ruggedcom Inc. (Acquired by Siemens), Sun Microsystems Canada (Acquired by Oracle), Entertainment One, and Pricewaterhousecoopers.
Edward has a Bachelor of Mathematics and Accountancy Studies from the University of Waterloo and is a Certified Professional Accountant.
Charles Chan is VP, Software Development at Opus One Solutions. Charles has over 15 years of experience in leading technology organizations to build large-scale mission critical systems.
Prior to joining Opus One, Charles was head of engineering at FlightNetwork, Aspire Financial Technologies, and Wattpad, and held Director-level positions at Kobo and Redknee. He holds an MBA from the University of Toronto, as well as an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Waterloo.
Wajid Muneer is Vice President of Product Management at Opus One Solutions, where he is responsible for leading the design and development of the next generation of the GridOS software platform and its applications. Wajid has more than seven years of experience in driving vision and innovation for electrical grid transformation, having developed new and complex products for the Smart Grid industry. Prior to Opus One, Wajid was a researcher at the University of Waterloo and CanmetENERGY - Natural Resources Canada. He is a published author and an expert in distribution system modelling, numerical methods and optimization. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from NED University and a Master of Science in Power & Energy Systems from the University of Waterloo.
Liana Karimova is Director of People and Culture at Opus One Solutions, a leading software engineering and solutions company that is empowering the electric grid to contribute towards a digitalized, decentralized and decarbonized planet. Since joining Opus One Solutions in 2016, she has been leading recruitment efforts across all departments, employee engagement, internal communications and leadership training. Prior to joining Opus One Solutions, Liana worked as an HR Administrator at Zipnosis and a Training & Development Consultant at Teamsoft. She holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Psychology from Kazan State University as well as a Master of Arts in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota.