Head of Retail Energy, Tom Gros, joined Talen Energy in December 2016, focusing on strategy, development, retail and wholesale gas, retail electricity and the Interstate Energy Company pipeline and oil storage system. He currently leads the company’s development efforts with solar, wind and battery storage, and the application of artificial intelligence across the Talen portfolio.

Mr. Gros joined Talen following seven years at NRG, where he served as chief customer officer and President of Distributed Generation. He also led member company, Reliant’s, Sales and Marketing divisions.

A graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, Mr. Gros holds a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering. He also achieved a M.S. in Business with a concentration in the Management of Innovation from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

In the community, Mr. Gros has served as Chairman of the Board at the Houston Technology Center, and he currently serves on the Google Cloud Energy Advisory Board.