Randell Johnson, PE PhD

President & CEO

Dr. Randell Johnson's PE career spans 25 years across 70 countries to deliver grid optimizations, power and energy market risk analysis, M&A guidance, as well as planning and strategy for utilities, developers, investors, and governments. Altogether, the energy infrastructure projects Dr. Johnson has advised are valued at a cumulative $35 billion. Furthermore, Dr. Johnson led modelling efforts for the ground-breaking Massachusetts State of Charge Report and spearheaded analytics for NYSERDA Energy Storage Road Map, in addition to contributing to several other major energy storage studies which have not yet become public.

Dr. Johnson currently leads Acelerex as President and CEO. Acelerex is an independent consulting and software firm providing data analytics services with specialties in energy storage and grid studies. Acelerex provides these services for a range of clients including utilities, governments, grid operators, regulatory commissions, developers, equipment makers and others. Headquartered at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) in Boston, Acelerex also has a Houston office.

Dr. Johnson earned both his PhD and Masters of Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Upstate New York, receieved his Masters of Science in Quantitative Finance from Cass Business School in London, and specialized in Gas and Electric Utility Corporate Finance at UConn School of Business.