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The State of Solar Software

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It's the week after Intersolar, the second largest solar conference in the US.

How are solar software companies doing? How are they coping with the big changes in the market?

Join us and a panel of distinguished speaks from top solar software companies and find out!

Our Schedule

6:00PM - 6:30PM - Light refreshments and networking
6:30PM - 7:30PM - Presentations and Q&A
7:30PM - 8:00PM - Further refreshments and networking

Our hosts, The Smith Group JJR (http://smithgroupjjr.com) will be providing snacks and drinks for our event.

Our Speakers:

Claudia Eyzaguirre (https://www.linkedin.com/in/claudia-eyzaguirre-a275816/), CEO of PVComplete (https://pvcomplete.com/)
Claudia is the co-founder of PVComplete. PVComplete enables seamless solar design from concept to completion. Hundreds of companies big and small use PVComplete to sell and design solar. Claudia is equal parts business strategist and solar evangelist. Prior to PVComplete, Claudia led a multi-million dollar project to reduce California solar soft costs with the Center for Sustinable Energy. She worked with Governor Brown’s office on solar permitting standardization. She was lead author on the 2014 California Solar Permitting Guidebook. Claudia spent four years working on emerging solar markets in the US with Vote Solar. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

David Villagra (https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-villagra-341ba2a/), VP of Engineering at Sighten (http://www.sighten.io/)

Teresa Zhang (https://www.linkedin.com/in/teresa-w-zhang-301a43/), Angel Investor and VP of Operations at Folsom Labs
Teresa joined the Folsom Labs team initially as an investor, and later as VP of Operations. She is an environmentalist, entrepreneur, and expert witness with a decade of experience in solar, spanning module manufacturing, project development, technical advisory services, and now software. She holds BS and PhD degrees in mechanical engineering from MIT and U.C. Berkeley.

Folsom Labs is the company behind HelioScope, a powerful cloud-based tool that helps solar developers dramatically simplify their design and sales processes. HelioScope makes it easy for anyone to generate world-class solar layouts, performance models, and project financials; ultimately enabling the deployment of more solar projects at lower cost.

Page Crahan (https://www.linkedin.com/in/page-crahan-7594922/), Co-CEO of Clarus Power (http://claruspower.com/)
Page is co-founder and co-CEO of Clarus Power – a San Francisco based solar company that created the industry’s first social marketing platform to bring the right home solar options to homeowners nationwide. Page leads the Company’s sales, marketing, field development and business development efforts.

Prior to foundingClarus Power, Page served as Director of Retail Sales at Sunrun. Since her start at Sunrun in 2009, Page’s career has focused on making solar mainstream by increasing efficiency in customer acquisition. Her projects have included patent-pending work in lead generation, qualification and distribution platforms. She is active in leadership efforts with Women In Solar Energy (WISE) and Tech women.

Moderator: Elena Lucas (https://www.linkedin.com/in/elenafoukeslucas/), Co-organizer of CleanwebSF and Co-Founder of Utility API (https://utilityapi.com)

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Looking forward to seeing you all in two weeks!

Ravi