Mr. Chad Byers is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at Susa Ventures. He is a Board Observer of STORD. Prior to Susa, Chad served on the management team at Integrate.com as the Sr. Director of Platform, managing the buildout and sales of AdHQ, a unified platform that allowed agencies and brands to manage all of their performance advertising spend through a single dashboard. While in operating roles, Chad was also an active angel investor, building a portfolio of close to 10 companies including Momentum Machines, Locality (Centzy), and True&co. Before Integrate, Chad spent close to four years at Silver Spring Networks, a leading Smart Grid technology provider. He started in Strategic Marketing, building business models for the adoption of the technology by electric utility companies, and eventually ended up writing and leading a winning $15M Department of Energy grant to build the world's first Smart Grid-enabled residential solar inverters. Before Silver Spring, Chad spent time at Bloom Energy, a high profile venture-backed fuel cell company.