Chief Operating Officer
Mark is a results-oriented, hands-on leader with demonstrated ability to scale a business with the proper balance of people, process and systems. He is a self-starter who is focused on driving results and successfully deploying corporate strategy. He was the Director of EPC Supply Chain at First Solar where he scaled the Supply Chain organization from a single Buyer to a global team that has delivered over 7 GW of PV Power Plants in the last 8 years. For the last two years he was the Director of Engineering Operations for First Solar’s Global Systems Engineering Organization, responsible for Strategic Planning and Deployment, Value Engineering and New Product Deployment to EPC Projects. Prior to joining First Solar, he held a variety of positions in Operations and Supply Chain, including VP of Supply Chain, Director of Logistics, Plant Manager, and Project Manager. His experience spans over 25 years in the automotive, consumer electronics, semiconductor equipment, and Power EPC industries.
Mark holds a Master of Science in Management from the MIT Sloan School of Management, a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the MIT School of Engineering, and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Mark holds two patents for Photovoltaic Mounting Systems.