Chris Campbell is responsible for A123 Systems’ global go-to-market strategy for the Energy Solutions Group business unit. He is defining and developing the worldwide markets for A123's energy storage solutions, exploiting a rapidly expanding smartgrid and renewable energy marketplace around the globe. Prior to joining A123, Campbell was the Chief Strategy Officer for BPL Global where he was responsible for developing and implementing the corporate strategy for rollout of BPLG’s integrated smart grid platform for distributed energy resources. Before that, he was CEO of Connected Energy Corp, a company he founded in 1997 that developed solutions to network distributed energy resources to enable real-time Internet based command, control and monitoring. Campbell holds a degree in mechanical engineering from Rutgers University.