Alumnus, University of Colorado. More than 25 years of proven leadership in technology, energy and industrial companies. More than 16 years at General Electric, most recently as General Manager and Chief Marketing Officer, $7 billion GE Plastics global organization, leading global innovation, new technology efforts and product strategy for over 30,000 customers; was part of executive team that executed on the $12 billion sale of GE Plastics to SABIC in 2007; also led innovation efforts in the healthcare, electronics, business equipment, transportation and aviation, solar, wind, defence, telecommunications, security and media sectors. Former Executive Vice-President, Marketing and Business Development, First Solar, growing company revenue from $400 million to $2 billion, opening markets in the US, Asia and Europe. Formerly, Chief Executive Officer, film solar company MiaSole, the largest CIGS-based solar company globally with over $550 million of investments; executed on the sale of Miasole to Hanergy in December 2012. Currently, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Stem.