Energy management services firm World Energy Solutions Inc. has named Martha Danly chief operating officer (COO).
Danly was promoted from chief product officer. As COO, Danly will oversee companywide operations, product strategy, product marketing, software development, information technology and the ongoing delivery of the company's signature online energy platform.
With 30 years in the high-technology industry, Danly has held leadership positions at a wide range of Silicon Valley startups focused on online trading, cloud computing, clean tech, social media, consumer video and ad networks. She helped pioneer two successful e-commerce platforms: the first online auction at Onsale and vertical B2B marketplaces at Ventro Corp.