Senior Operational Leader brings 24 years experience to help new company scale to next level of growth
Boulder, Colo. – Jan. 13, 2020
Uplight, the leader in connected customer energy experiences, today announces the appointment of Angela Tucci as the company’s new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Effective immediately, Tucci will lead Uplight’s product, engineering, regulatory, sales, customer success and marketing squads.
“Angela is the right person to help Uplight meet our ambitious vision of accelerating a cleaner energy future. To succeed in that vision, we need a leader with deep experience aligning a fast-growing business to meet the rapidly changing needs of its customers both now and 10 years down the road,” said Adrian Tuck, CEO of Uplight. “Angela has a proven track record of helping companies rapidly scale their operations to reach new heights, and we’re excited to harness her talents to fuel Uplight’s growth.”
Tucci’s 24-year career as an operational leader has spanned roles from entrepreneur to public company executive. Most recently, she served as the CEO Of Apto, Inc. where her team delivered on a new business model that increased bookings and revenue per user and decreased costs. She has also served as the Chief Revenue Officer of publicly held Rally Software, Senior Vice President and General Manager of CA Technologies, and Chief Strategy Officer of Symantec. Most recently, Tucci was named to WomenInc. Magazine’s 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors.
She holds an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and an A.B. in physics from Princeton University. Tucci is also a trustee and Vice-Chairperson for AnitaB.org, a $45M non-profit focused on gender equality for technical women.
“Joining Uplight at such a critical juncture for both the industry and the company will be an incredible challenge that I’m eager to take on,” said Angela Tucci, COO of Uplight. “The opportunity of Uplight is nearly unlimited as the energy world evolves to be more customer centric. Uplight’s suite of connected applications, purpose-built for utility challenges, enables providers to work hand-in-hand with their customers and create better, more modern energy experiences.”
Uplight is powering the customer energy experience for more than 90 electric and gas utilities around the globe. Uplight provides the market’s leading energy applications for Demand Side Management, Energy Analytics, Disaggregation, Utility Marketplaces, Utility Personalization, Home Energy Management, Demand Response, and more. Connected by a unique Energy Personalization Architecture, Uplight’s platform blends advanced data science with energy-specific analytics, enabling utilities to create the personalized customer experiences that improve customer satisfaction, reduce service costs, increase revenue, and deliver sustainable energy outcomes—all in a simple, fast, and cost-effective way. A certified B Corporation, Uplight is on a mission to build a more sustainable future by accelerating the clean energy ecosystem.