Erik Stokes is the manager for the Energy Deployment and Market Facilitation Office at the California Energy Commission. During his time at the Energy Commission, Erik has worked on a number of R&D topics related to electric vehicles, renewable energy, and storage.
More recently, he has led initiatives to foster and support clean energy entrepreneurship across the state. Prior to joining the Energy Commission, Erik worked in the computer industry developing next-generation storage solutions for desktop computers and consumer electronics. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Chico State University and an MBA from Sacramento State University.