Echelon Corp. (San Jose, Calif.): Michael Anderson is now senior V.P. responsible for smart grid sales and go-to-market strategies to utilities worldwide. He will report directly to Robert Maxfield, Echelon's president and CEO. Previously, Anderson was a senior exec with several telecommunication companies, including ADC Software Systems, Big Planet, Telismart, and AT&T. He has a BA in political science from the University of Washington in and completed a fellowship at the Georgetown University Law Center.