William Burke, PhD - Founder & CEO

Bill is a serial entrepreneur with a PhD from UC Berkeley in Controls and Artificial Intelligence and 10 years of experience with high performance residential energy management and connected appliances. He was previously at GE as an Advanced Systems Engineer in the Connected Home Software Group, but left that role in May 2014 to pursue entrepreneurship full time.

Bill grew up in Louisville and returned with his family in 2010 after a long stint in the San Francisco Bay Area. He loves Louisville and is working to make it a better and more attractive city for high tech startups.


Joey Mudd - Senior Software Developer

Joey has been writing software since high school and now works on Virtual Peaker’s full software stack. He grew up in Louisville and he and his family are proud to call it home. He has a BA from Boston University and an MS from Emory University, both in computer science. In addition to his work with Virtual Peaker, he frequently mentors aspiring software developers as a part of the Code Louisville program.


Jeff Quigley - Head of Growth Strategies

Jeff joins Virtual Peaker with more than 12 years of experience in energy markets, business strategy and technology startups. After spending much of his career consulting with utilities and oil and gas companies, Jeff is driving the sales, marketing and public relations strategy for Virtual Peaker. He is originally from Boston, MA and now lives in Louisville with his wife and daughter. He has a BS from American University and an MBA from George Washington University.