CEO, Kay Aikin, Named to Mainebiz Next List

October 5th, 2020

Dynamic Grid announced today that CEO, Kay Aikin, has been selected as a Mainebiz Next Honoree. The annual list highlights business leaders who made significant contributions to Maine’s workforce and economy through their demonstrated leadership. Nominees to the list are selected through a nomination and vetting process. The complete list of honorees and Mainebiz profile articles are listed here.

On the nomination, Aikin said, “I feel so privileged to be selected for the Next List; after reading the profiles of the other honorees, I feel humbled to be a part of this incredible group of accomplished individuals.”

Aikin, who co-founded Introspective Systems in 2010, currently serves on the Maine Climate Council and the Gridwise Architecture Council. The energy arm of the Introspective System’s business, Dynamic Grid, is focused on building optimized energy management systems that use an economic-based software and hardware system propelled by artificial intelligence algorithms. The company produces hardware, namely controls systems, for microgrids and connected devices powered by its Intelligent Controls Software.

“In Maine, we are currently working on the island of Isle au Haut’s innovative microgrid, which demonstrates the electrical grid will transform into a more consumer-focused grid. Additionally, our other work includes projects in West Africa and Israel with an uptick in inquiries from several European countries,” Aikin said.

About Dynamic Grid
Dynamic Grid, an Introspective System’s brand, is a leading technology company headquartered in Portland, Maine. Using our patented xGraph architecture as the foundation, we can distribute intelligence to the grid’s edge, enabling better operational management of distributed energy resources. Our control systems optimize grid performance, leading to better efficiency, improved resiliency, and lower costs to consumers. The AI-driven algorithms in our microgrid controls, gateways, and edge devices transform the energy industry into a consumer-centered grid for a cleaner, greener future.