Cleantech business development executive, leading the sales, marketing and business development efforts at Clean Power Research. Co-founded the Residential, Light Commercial and Components (“RLCC”) sales and marketing organization at SunPower in April, 2005, prior to the first shipments of modules into target markets and prior to SunPower IPO. Took business unit from zero market presence/no revenue to
Cleantech business development executive, leading the sales, marketing and business development efforts at Clean Power Research. Co-founded the Residential, Light Commercial and Components (“RLCC”) sales and marketing organization at SunPower in April, 2005, prior to the first shipments of modules into target markets and prior to SunPower IPO. Took business unit from zero market presence/no revenue to a major leader in the solar industry. Over 4 year, helped build the division into a market share leader with nearly $1 billion in revenue. Prior to SunPower, led Solar Depot to a doubling of revenue in 2 years and helped to position company for sale shortly after departure. Strong educational background and proven record of success.
Specialties:Business development, strategy, channel structure and management, sales, marketing, corporate law.
Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Business Development @ Leading the outbound sales, marketing and business development efforts for Clean Power Research, a rapidly growing software and consulting solutions provider for the renewables industry. Clean Power Research is powering intelligent energy decisions with fast, accurate analysis of the value of energy. From May 2012 to Present (3 years 6 months) Kirkland, WAMember, Board of Advisors @ Advise leading national utility scale solar project developer. From 2010 to Present (5 years) Greater Seattle AreaChapter Director, Pacific Northwest @ Re-founded the E2 Pacific Northwest chapter after moving to Seattle in 2009. Grown the chapter, conducted advocacy campaigns, organized informative events. From June 2009 to Present (6 years 5 months) SeattleVice President Business Development @ As Vice President, Business Development at EnerG2, a venture backed advanced nano-structured materials company in the energy storage space, leading outbound efforts to bring on initial customers and build the business development organization. Working with a great team to help build another billion dollar cleantech business and change the way the world stores energy. From November 2009 to May 2012 (2 years 7 months) Senior Business Development Manager (Director) @ Lead, mentor and manage business development team worldwide for the Residential, Light Commercial and Components business unit, SunPower's largest business unit, including, alliances and partnering, new product and service introduction, competitive intelligence, channel strategy and structure, public policy, new market entry and market analysis. From April 2005 to November 2009 (4 years 8 months) Vice President Business Develpment and Chief Operating Officer @ Managed sales force, marketing group and IT department of largest U.S. solar distributor. Oversaw and managed activities, including negotiating virtually all company relationships, automating and implementing new Accounting and Inventory/Materials Control systems. Chaired Policy Committee of the California Solar Energy Industries Association (CalSEIA). From August 2002 to April 2005 (2 years 9 months) Associate @ From October 1999 to August 2002 (2 years 11 months)
MS, Economics @ Harvard University From September 1995 to 1999 JD, Law @ Harvard Law School From 1996 to 1999 BS, Physics @ Stanford University From September 1991 to 1995 BA, Public Policy @ Stanford University From September 1991 to 1995 Phillips Academy Andover From 1987 to 1991 Mark Liffmann is skilled in: Corporate Law, Energy, Cleantech, Solar, Start-ups, Solar Energy, Strategy, Business Development, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Alternative Energy, Management, Product Development, Leadership, Market Analysis, Negotiation, Go-to-market Strategy, Product Management, Photovoltaics, Business Strategy, Venture Capital, Analysis, Marketing, Sustainable Energy, Project Management, Sales, Start-up
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