As Vice President of Operations for Meso, Inc. in Troy, New York, John Manobianco is in charge of all operational product production, including forecast services provided through AWS Truepower. Dr. Manobianco is also the co-founder and Chief Science Officer for Mano Nanotechnologies, Inc., a startup focusing on research and development of advanced environmental sensor technology. From 2008 to 2010, Dr. Manobianco served as Director of Research and Technical Services, and Director of Meteorology and Modeling at AWS Truepower, where he was responsible for managing and sustaining basic and applied research in support of company objectives and client-sponsored wind and solar projects. From 2003 to 2008, he was Director of Advanced Technology and a program manager at ENSCO, Inc. Dr. Manobianco has published more than 90 papers featured in refereed journals and proceedings for conferences and symposia. He has PhD (1988) and MS (1985) degrees in meteorology from Florida State University, and a BS degree (1983) in atmospheric science from Cornell University.