Gary Dorris

CEO & Co-Founder
Ascend Analytics
Gary Dorris
Dr. Gary Dorris has been a pioneer of innovative solutions for portfolio management and resource planning for over two decades with recent development to novelly optimize and value of battery storage. He has delivered expert testimony on resource planning, portfolio management, renewable integration, risk management, energy trading, and asset valuation and recently served as the lead expert for NorthWestern Energy and Hawaiian Electric in reshaping of their energy supply portfolios. His analytic vision to integrate the physical models of production costing with the financial models of energy markets has led to the development of over a dozen software applications used by over fifty energy companies. Dr. Dorris holds a Ph.D. in applied economics and finance from Cornell University and a BS in mechanical engineering and BA in economics with Magna Cum Laude distinction also from Cornell University.