Scott E. DePasquale

Executive in Residence

Scott E. DePasquale

Scott DePasquale is an Executive In Residence at Braemar Energy Ventures. He was a Partner at Braemar for 7 years. He also served as Chairman and CEO of Utilidata, Inc., a software company focusing on digital automation and cyber security solutions for the power utility sector. Mr. DePasquale has now taken the position as President of the Financial Systemic Analysis & Resilience Center (FSARC).

Mr. DePasquale’s career has focused on managing change elements related to commodity, security and technology development for some of the world’s largest users, suppliers, and financiers of energy. Prior to his role at Braemar, DePasquale was a senior vice president at GE Energy Financial Services, where he led the group’s Boston-based energy-tech activities. In this capacity, he worked closely with scientists and engineers across GE’s corporate R&D center, as well as executives from various internal businesses, to identify and commercialize game-changing energy technologies. Before joining General Electric, DePasquale spent several years managing analytics and dispute resolution for an energy security think tank, working closely with several multinational energy concerns, national oil companies, and governments to resolve issues related to energy security, trade and risk.

Mr. DePasquale also serves as the Chairman of the Rhode Island Cybersecurity Commission, appointed by Governor Gina M. Raimondo and is a member of the DHS Homeland Security Advisory Council Subcommittee on Cybersecurity. He currently sits on several boards including the Rand Corporation’s Center for Global Risk and Security and the Internet Security Alliance. DePasquale holds a Master of Arts in International Relations and Affairs from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a Master of Science in Finance from Suffolk University, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University. He is also a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security.

“We have real choices to make now about how to address energy security, the environment, and economic stability. There's a lot of upside to bringing innovation to bear on such a large and important problem, and I strongly believe technology is the answer.”

— Scott E. DePasquale

Past Portfolio Companies:

  • UtiliData
  • Ioxus
  • Grid Net
  • ChargePoint
  • Viridity Energy
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