Gregg PattersonChief Executive Officer & President
Gregg leads the development of overall business strategy, helping mold a high performance and innovative culture, and integrating the extraordinary contributions of the broader team.
Prior to joining Demand Energy in 2012, Gregg served as President of Advanced Energy’s Solar Business Unit – a division he rapidly grew into the market share leader in commercial and utility inverters in North America. He achieved similar success during his tenure as CEO of PV Powered from 2007-2010 (acquired by Advanced Energy in 2010).
Under his leadership, PV Powered increased revenues from $5M to $80M and claimed market share dominance of the commercial solar inverter market. Gregg also served as Vice President of Hewlett Packard’s successful Printing and Imaging Group, where he managed $1B+ businesses spanning both enterprise and consumer segments and oversaw HP’s acquisition and integration of several companies.
In addition to his general management roles, Gregg led strategic technology platform development (HW, FW, SW and online services teams) supporting multiple business sectors. He managed worldwide R&D teams of 300+ engineers and led global procurement and operational efforts at HP. Gregg received his BSME from the University of Washington, and was awarded an Hewlett Packard Fellowship to attend Stanford University, where he received his Masters in Engineering.