Sep started in power industry designing and manufacturing seismic rated battery charger cabinets. He has a deep understanding of application engineering and analysis of critical battery systems. An exceptional educator, he has trained and advised many engineers and consultants tasked with designing some of the largest industrial plants and mines. He has founded companies in wide range of industries including consulting, software, information technology and transportation. He holds a BASc in systems engineering and is a licensed professional engineer. He is an active member of IEEE ESSB, PES, and EPRI Energy Storage Integration Council WG.