Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Business Development @ CPower Energy Management
Vice President, Distributed Energy Development @ National Grid
Vice President, Originations @ K Road DG LLC
State University of New York at Buffalo
Vice President, Originations @ Formulated strategy and originated opportunities for investment in Distributed Generation (DG) platform focused on behind the meter intelligent energy storage, micro-grid and customer-sited dispatchable generation. From December 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Vice President, Corporate Development @ Spearheading strategic initiative to evaluate how YGEA can better participate in the broader renewable
Vice President, Originations @ Formulated strategy and originated opportunities for investment in Distributed Generation (DG) platform focused on behind the meter intelligent energy storage, micro-grid and customer-sited dispatchable generation. From December 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Vice President, Corporate Development @ Spearheading strategic initiative to evaluate how YGEA can better participate in the broader renewable and PV markets through investment, acquisition and partnership in order to diversify cash flow and increase profitability.
Targeted sectors include energy storage, lead-generation, C&I solar and analytics. From March 2014 to January 2015 (11 months) Vice President, Sales and Commercial Operations @ Built and led Yingli’s sales and commercial operations teams in the Americas resulting in top line growth from From January 2013 to April 2014 (1 year 4 months) Director of Business Development @ Crafted sales strategy targeting key segments, identifying future market leading customers and simplifying value proposition that propelled Yingli from fringe player to market leader in US in under five years. With over 1.25GW [exceeding $1b] of aggregate US sales, Yingli modules now represent over 10% of the US cumulative installed capacity.
Built Yingli Americas sales team from scratch. Founding member (employee #2) of Yingli Americas and original member of its leadership committee responsible for planning US market entry and steering company through market challenges including rapid sales ramp-up, ~70% industry-wide price compression, tight industry cycles and ever-changing political incentives. From June 2009 to December 2012 (3 years 7 months) Consultant/Project Manager @ Strategy Group - Mergers & Acquisitions, Commercial Due Diligence
Managed strategy based engagements and work-streams for over 15 projects that contributed over $3m in revenue. Project work focused on merger & acquisition strategy, new market entry strategy and business plan analysis for private equity clientele. From 2007 to 2009 (2 years) Strategy Group Associate @ Analyzed economic feasibility of new market expansions and fit with 5 year strategic plan. From June 2006 to August 2006 (3 months) Project Manager @ Leading global manufacturer of capital equipment used in manufacturing of cutting edge electronics (printed circuit boards and chips)
Managed project teams from sale through fulfillment in the development of customer specific solutions to drive ~$50m of sales. From May 2003 to August 2005 (2 years 4 months) Design Engineer @ Responsible for the, research, design and implementation phases of customized, application-specific equipment generating ~$10m in revenues, From May 2000 to May 2003 (3 years 1 month)
MBA, Finance & Marketing @ Cornell University - S.C. Johnson Graduate School of ManagementBS, Mechanical Engineering @ State University of New York at Buffalo Mathew Sachs is skilled in: Mergers, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Strategy, Product Development, Solar Energy, Cleantech, Engineering, Project Management, Alternative Energy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Strategy, Start-ups, Due Diligence
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