Dave Ramm brings significant experience in general management, energy technology and infrastructure development in his role as Chairman and CEO at BrightSource Energy, Inc. He is formerly the Managing Partner of Dymar Development, LLC, a Houston based energy development and consulting firm. Prior to forming Dymar, he was CEO and director at Turner Bros., a heavy lift and heavy haul company serving the wind and refinery industries.
In 2002, Ramm co-founded DKRW Energy, LLC, an energy infrastructure development company. He previously served as president, CEO and director of Integrated Electrical Services, president of Enron Wind Corporation, managing director of Enron Renewable Energy Corporation and has held senior management roles at United Technologies Corporation including VP of Marketing and Sales for Otis Elevator and Chairman and CEO of UTC Fuel Cells. Prior to beginning his civilian career, Ramm served nine years as a U.S. Army officer.
Ramm holds an M.S. in Management from the Sloan School at MIT, an M.B.A. from Long Island University’s Roth School of Business and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Ramm co-founded and currently serves as director of BlueRock Energy, a Syracuse, New York based electricity and natural gas commodity provider. He is a member of the External Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and is Chairman of the President’s Energy Advisory Board at the University of Houston.