Ian Rogoff is Executive Chairman of HelioPower and its affiliated companies.
Ian is a Co-Founder and General Partner at Sierra Nevada Partners, an investment management company established to buy and grow sustainable businesses located in the Western U.S. He also serves as Chairman of NIREC (the Nevada Institute for Renewable Energy Commercialization) and as an Investment Committee Director for the CalCEF Clean Energy Angel Fund.
Ian actively supports development of clean energy public policy initiatives in the U.S., and has been appointed to Federal and State-level economic development and energy industry committees and task forces. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of a number of technology companies, nonprofit organizations, and higher-educational institutions.
Ian has diverse industry experience including software, discrete manufacturing, aerospace and energy, and a functional background in sales, consulting, software development, systems integration, business development and M&A. His prior roles include Vice President of the Worldwide Partner Group and Vice President of Enterprise Services at Microsoft, District Manager for Systems Integration at Digital Equipment Corp., and Co-Founder and President of Optimum Software, a privately-held software and consulting firm.
Ian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Miami, a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from The Georgia Institute of Technology, a Master of Liberal Arts from Stanford University, and has completed an executive management program at Dartmouth College.