Con Edison Battery Storage
John Schaaf is Managing Director of Distributed Energy Storage at Con Edison Battery Storage. His areas of expertise include distributed energy resources, building technology, and corporate innovation and entrepreneurship. In his 27 years with Johnson Controls, John has held leadership roles in all of the company's businesses. He has led the Distributed Energy Storage startup from its inception in 2014 to its current status as a standalone business. He previously led market development for the Power Solutions advanced battery technology group, and federal government marketing for Building Technologies & Solutions. John began his career serving on active duty in the U.S. Air Force from 1985 to 1990 as a contracting officer working in systems acquisition and manufacturing. He is a 1984 graduate of Clemson University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering.