Operating Team

James Nelson

President and CEO

Mr. James Nelson began his executive career 30 years ago at Bain and Company, the premier business strategy consulting firm in the world, where he managed teams of consultants on four continents solving CEO-level programs for global companies.

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Tracy Welch

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Tracy Welch has over 30 years of global experience with public and private companies with revenue from $350 million to nearly $10 billion, including 15 years with two Fortune 100 companies.

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Abe Emard

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Abe Emard is formerly the CEO of Solar United Networks (dba SUNworks), a division of Solar3D, and is actively engaged in the design, installation and management of solar energy solutions for commercial, agricultural and residential customers.

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Daniel Mitchell

Director of Commercial Operations So. Cal.

Mr. Daniel Mitchell is formerly the CEO & President of MD Energy, a division of Solar3D, and is actively engaged in the design, installation and management of solar energy solutions for commercial and residential customers.

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Emil Beitpolous

Director of Residential Operations

Mr. Emil Beitpolous, was formerly the President of Solar United Networks (dba SUNworks) since early 2011.

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Mikhail Podnebesnyy

Director of Engineering

Mr. Mikhail Podnesbesnyy was formerly the Vice President of Solar United Networks (dba SUNworks) since February 2011.

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Kirk Short

Director of Commercial Operations Nor. Cal.

Mr. Kirk Short has been in the solar industry for over 15 years, focusing on the core business of providing solar.

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Technology Team

Nadir Dagli, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Advisor

Dr. Nadir Dagli, lead inventor of the Company’s breakthrough technology, is an expert in the field of photonics and nanophotonics for high-speed telecommunication devices.

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Changwan Son, Ph.D.

Director of Technology

Dr. Changwan Son, is an internationally published and recognized expert in the field of photonics and optoelectronic devices.

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