Meet the Future Grid Team

A customer-centric culture dedicated to building reliable, user-friendly solutions for utilities and telcos

Instant value from data in motion

As the world flattens, the devices that power it and connect us are churning out more and more data. When we asked why no one was providing enterprises with a powerful, scalable, affordable, user-friendly data management solution to create value from their data, everyone said it was too much data to process. We built Future Grid Platform and proved them wrong.


Chris Law

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Chris has an extensive, 20-year history holding strategic positions across a wide variety of industries, including energy, pay TV, telecommunications and construction.

Chris’s accomplishments include delivering the strategic direction for large programs of work while more recently he has supported large enterprise innovation for companies, such as Foxtel, where he led a Field Workforce transformation program that delivered savings of over $30 million per year.

As the visionary shaping and driving Future Grid’s mission, Chris recognised early on the emerging problem  of an overabundance of data, as more devices become connected and produced more data. He recognised companies had no way to make sense of the reams of data in an efficient, cost-effective manner, and set out to make Future Grid an accessible, customer-centric solution for utilities and telcos. Chris holds a Bachelor of Electronics Engineering from Swinburne University.


David Ryan

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

A seasoned ICT professional, David has 23 years’ experience in developing, managing and deploying software products across the world for industries such as banking, energy and telcos.

The quintessential problem solver, David believes in a customer-centric focus that delivers better solutions which are both powerful and user-friendly. A master at seamlessly integrating hardware and network infrastructures with software elements, David has spearheaded the discovery and development process for countless enterprises, working with customers, partners and third-party vendors to build fully customised data management solutions.

In addition to co-founding Future Grid, David also created the technology stack ‘ARGOT’ to support data management for an increasingly interconnected world. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from RMIT University and a Certificate in Innovation Management from Melbourne Business School.


Quenton Pongracz

Co-Founder and Director of Systems Engineering

Quenton is a industry veteran, having worked in systems engineering for 18 years across a wide range of industries, including pensions, entertainment and telecommunications, utilities and IT consulting. His tenure has spanned both technical and leadership roles.

Career highlights include rebuilding the imaging system for a major pension fund, rewriting algorithm to correctly calculate retirement dates and implementing a anew breed of energy metering platform.

Quenton believes companies should have access to a stable system that is efficient, elegant, cost-effective and high-performance. He’s the key creator of Future Grid’s persistence layer, which enables analysts and developers to interact with databases without having to build manually, saving days of coding time for every new data source added. Quenton holds a diploma in Computer Systems Technology from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.


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