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This list showcases the top San Francisco based CFO’ operating in the Energy space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
VP, CFO and Controller of Pacific Gas and Electric Company of PG&E Corporation
David S. Thomason is Vice President and Controller of PG&E Corporation, as well as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Controller of Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Thomason joined PG&E in 2001 as a senior accounting analyst after starting his career with Arthur Andersen in Portland. During his 16 years at PG&E, he has held a multitude of roles, growing as a leader and gaining additional responsibilities with each new position. Functional areas he has overseen include external financial reporting, revenue forecasting, planning and analysis, corporate accounting and more. Thomason received a Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of Oregon, Eugene. He holds registrations as a Certified Public Accountant in the states of California and Oregon.
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About PG&E Corporation: PG&E is an investor-owned electric utility with publicly traded stock that is headquartered in the Pacific Gas & Electric Building.
Chief Financial Officer of TURN – The Utility Reform Network
Richard Perez joined TURN as Chief Financial Officer in January 2008. Perez is responsible for managing both day-to-day office functions and overseeing TURN’s finances. Perez is not afraid of a challenge – he began by taking on the formidable task of organizing a TURN office clean-up day. A native New Yorker, Perez comes to TURN with vast experience in financial and office management. He was previously COO at an internet start-up that processes online donations for nonprofit organizations . Before that he was Manager of Finance and Operations for Larkin Street Youth Services, an agency that serves homeless youth in San Francisco. In his spare time, Perez serves as Treasurer for LGBT Wednesday Night Community League, a LGBT bowling league. He holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Phoenix.
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About TURN – The Utility Reform Network: TURN is a non-profit organization that aims for fair rates and consumer protection rights in the clean energy sector.
CFO of Sigora
Sam Hartwell is the CFO & Founding Partner SoProCFO
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About Sigora, SoProCFO: Sigora provides microgrid management solutions making clean, reliable, and fairly-priced energy a reality in frontier markets.
CFO of Redaptive
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About Redaptive: Redaptive is an Efficiency-as-a-Service tool for commercial and industrial customers.
CFO of Transphorm
As Chief Financial Officer, Cameron is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the company. Prior to joining Transphorm, he served as Finance Director, Global Customer Organization and Director of Internal Audit with KLA-Tencor Corporation. He also served as Finance Director and Group Financial Controller at Atmel Corporation and had a 7 year tenure at National Semiconductor Corporation in a variety of Operational and Corporate leadership positions including Chief Audit Executive. He holds a BSc. Mathematics, Statistics and Accountancy from Strathclyde University and is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
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About Transphorm: Transphorm is a producer of gallium nitride-based solutions for high-voltage power conversion applications.
Chief Financial Officer of Sunfolding
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About Sunfolding: Sunfolding develops new approaches to solar tracking for commercial and utility systems.
Chief Financial Officer of Thomson Power
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About Thomson Power: Thomson Power develops and supplies sustainable energy software and power management systems.
Chief Financial Officer of Advanced Microgrid Solutions
Carlo Woods is a chief financial officer at Advanced Microgrid Solutions.
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About Advanced Microgrid Solutions: Advanced Microgrid Solutions installs advanced energy storage systems in buildings to lower energy costs for consumers and provide clean.
Chief Financial Officer of Catalyst Energy Technology
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About Catalyst Energy Technology: Catalyst Energy Technologies develops energy storage solutions for utilities, power marketers, energy services companies, and more.
Founder & Chief Financial Officer of Nimbus Engineering
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About Nimbus Engineering: Nimbus is developing advanced optical technology for ultra efficient energy logistics.
Chief Financial Officer of Plus Power
Josh Goldstein is the CFO at Plus Power.
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About Plus Power: Plus Power offers electric utilities that provide capacity, energy and ancillary services to energy industries.