Liz Gannes

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Opower Adds Guidewire’s Marcus Ryu and LinkedIn’s Deep Nishar to Board

Opower, the energy usage data visualization company, today said that Guidewire CEO Marcus Ryu and LinkedIn SVP of products and user experience Deep Nishar would join its board of directors, citing their experience in strategy, company culture and big data. Opower, which aims to help consumers reduce energy consumption, counts 85 utility partners with 18 million customers, and has been discussed as an IPO candidate for some time.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik