Dan Shugar

Shug Speaks

NEXTracker CEO, Dan Shugar at the Commonwealth Club of California on The Future of Solar Power

March 1, 2016

Hear about the future of the burgeoning solar energy industry from a leader in the field. NEXTracker CEO and long-time senior executive in the solar power industry Dan Shugar has spent 28 years advancing renewable energy. As founder and CEO, Shugar has served NEXTracker from inception to one of the fastest-growing clean technology companies. As CEO of Solaria Corp., Shugar led the company through a 5-times annual revenue growth over a three-year period. During his leadership as president of SunPower Corp. and president of PowerLight, he oversaw revenue growth from less than $1 million to over $830 million and was responsible for the completion of more than 500 projects serving commercial, industrial and utility clients worldwide. He has invented various PV system applications, holds multiple U.S. patents and has published over 50 technical papers. Shugar holds a BS in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Golden Gate University.

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