Sunverge’s storage solution is one of the world’s first energy services platforms delivered via the cloud. The opportunity to build new and innovative partnerships to extend Sunverge’s success in the distributed energy resources market is truly exciting.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014
Sunverge Energy, Inc. on Tuesday announced that Matthew F. Kennedy has been named vice president of business development and a member of the company’s executive team reporting to Kenneth Munson, Sunverge president and chief executive officer.
Kennedy joins Sunverge Energy from SunPower Corporation, where he most recently served as general manager of the Rooftop Products Group. In that role, he managed a business unit responsible for world-wide product strategy and product development of SunPower’s rooftop solar solutions for the residential and commercial markets.
“Matt shares our worldview and knows what it takes to drive new growth in the ever-changing renewables industry,” Munson said. “His experience uniquely positions him to lead Sunverge’s business development efforts, and he will be a great addition to our senior management team.”
Kennedy will be responsible for driving business deals and strategic partnerships with utilities, solar, software, and service providers, OEMs, and industry influencers. Throughout his career, he has held various leadership positions across engineering, marketing and business development functions, and has played an instrumental role in shaping products and markets in the renewable space.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Sunverge Energy at such a pivotal time for the company and the industry,” Kennedy said. “Sunverge’s storage solution is one of the world’s first energy services platforms delivered via the cloud. The opportunity to build new and innovative partnerships to extend Sunverge’s success in the distributed energy resources market is truly exciting. I look forward to leading these efforts.”
Kennedy has an M.B.A from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, an M.S. in aerospace engineering from Stanford University, and a B.S. in mechanical engineering, with distinction, from Cornell University.
Sunverge Energy is a California-based company founded in 2009 with the vision of integrating solar, storage, and smart controls to maximize value for both electricity consumers and providers. That vision led to the creation of the Sunverge Solar Integration System (SIS), a distributed energy storage solution comprising batteries, power electronics, and multiple energy inputs controlled by software running in the cloud. The energy services delivered from this platform lower costs, ensure energy reliability, help strengthen the grid, and accelerate the integration of renewable energies and electric vehicles for customers throughout the world. Sunverge investors include Southern Cross Venture Partners, Siemens Venture Capital, and Total Energy Ventures International.
For more information, please visit http://www.sunverge.com.