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Our Team

We're a group of engineering and operations professionals who founded GridMatrix to help renew and improve American infrastructure. We’ve worked with cities on projects ranging from laying fiber optic cable to rail transit scheduling.  Our team has also designed, tested, and shipped some of the world’s best-selling consumer electronic products, working on every stage of their development - from initial prototyping through mass production to sale. We have deep expertise in wireless technology, autonomous vehicles, transportation, cloud based software development, and hardware mass production.


Nicholas D’Andre

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder


Scott Hazard


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Eric Valasek

Vice President of Engineering

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Raffi Mesrobian

Senior Data Scientist

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Mike Areen

Chief Operating Officer

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Darcy Hoellwarth

Chief Legal Officer

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Kyle Pickett

Director of Government Affairs

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Ellee DeGhetto

Business Development Manager

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