Kevin Williams is a serial entrepreneur who has started several successful companies. WISE Distributed Energy (WISE) is the latest brand that he developed as part of the WillCo group of companies which he founded. WISE a is a Deep Tech startup that uses patented technology to transform the electric utility industry. It provides an intelligent energy storage solution with Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to create a Distributed Energy Source System.
WISE technology empowers energy users to gain greater control of electric power through efficient energy management. Its software integrates with an on-premises controller and battery storage hardware. This patented technology enables users to save money on electric bills while creating value for electric utilities by providing usage data all the way to the grid’s edge. The system also allows energy users to control all the internet-enabled devices in their home or business from a smartphone or other mobile device through the IoT.
In 2005, Mr. Williams founded WillCo Technologies, Inc. The firm’s mission is to make information easy and accessible. As an intelligent information technology (IT) consulting firm, WillCo specializes in creating simple solutions to complex issues. WillCo develops custom programs and software to enhance the communication, interaction, and integration among various computer systems. In 2006, the company created a cybersecurity compliance program and related software platform. This program is licensed to the US Department of Defense and now has more than 1.5 million registered users.
Prior to starting WillCo, Williams served as the Programs Development Manager for Space And Naval Warfare Systems (SPAWAR) Info Tech training in Honolulu, HI. He then worked as Senior Program Manager - Information Assurance Training Group for Anteon Corporation (now General Dynamics IT) and was tasked with managing a Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) compliance program.