The Team

Meet New Sun Road

Like ecosystems, the best teams form and evolve over time. Working together, they co-create a core that makes them innovative, adaptive and successful. The New Sun Road team unites motivated tech talent with strong experience in developing markets and a shared commitment to a smarter, cleaner, sustainable energy future, driven by our data-enabled vision to get there.
 

Leadership

Jalel Sager

PhD University of California Berkeley - Energy and Resources | Founding Director, California - Renewable and Adaptive Energy (CAL-RAE) | UC-Berkeley Research Associate & Lecturer (Energy access and economics) | Founding Director, Vietnam Green Building Council.

Jalel Sager

Co-Founder | CEO

Shivani Ganguly

MBA Presidio Graduate School - in Sustainable Management | BA Stanford University - Science, Technology, and Society | Advisor, NeuAxiom LLC.

Shivani Ganguly

Chief Financial Officer

Michael Goldbach

PhD Stanford - Engineering Economic Systems | Sr. Director for Africa Initiatives, Microsoft | Managing Director, Samzam Consulting, Tanzania | Chief Solutions Architect, Rapt, Inc., acquired by Microsoft in 2008

Michael Goldbach

Chief Product Officer

Farhad Farzaneh

PhD Duke University - Biomedical Engineering | VP-Products at Nexxo Financial Corporation | Co-founder and CTO at No Plan B productions | VP-Products at Valista

Farhad Farzaneh

CTO

Adrienne Pierce

MBA Thunderbird School of Global Management | B.S. Chemical Engineering, Lafayette College.| Head of Product Management, Iron Ridge | Program Director, REDI Project, SunEdison | Peace Corps Volunteer, Gabon, Africa | Board of Directors, Green Empowerment

Adrienne Pierce

Chief Marketing Officer

The Team

Susana Arrechea

Ph.D. Universidad de Castilla La Mancha – Nanotechnology | Affiliate Professor, Universidad de San Carlos la Guatemala | Visiting Researcher, University of California Berkeley.

Susana Arrechea

Global Projects

Austin Cappon

BS University of California Berkeley- Environmental Science | Co-founder, CAL-RAE, UC Berkeley | UC Berkeley & Cisco Net. Academy

Austin Cappon

Co-Founder | Networks & Hardware

Nathan Carnizales

BS, University of California Berkeley – Physics | Lab Assistant at Ramesh Labs, UC Berkeley

Nathan Carrizales

Data Scientist

Jose De Casas

BS University of California Berkeley - Energy Engineering

Jose De Casas

Engineer

Michael Cohen

PhD University of California Berkeley - Energy and Resources | Developer, Energy PATHWAYS modeling software Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP) | Lead developer for Griddle power system simulation | Business analyst, EnerNOC

Michael Cohen

Lead Developer

Alan Engbrecht

University of San Francisco | Co-founder, Ergomek | Mechanical Technician, Intelergy

Alan Engbrecht

Structural Designer

Lin Hein

BS University of Michigan - Computer Science

Sophia Haoui

Software Engineer

Lin Hein

BS University of California San Diego - Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy | Fellow in Humanitarian Engineering - Global Ties | Campus Representative – Clinton Global Initiative, UCSD

Lin Hein

Project Engineer

Jonathan Lee

MS University of California - Berkeley | Energy and Resources PhD Student in Energy and Development, Power Systems, Control and Optimization UC-Berkeley Research Coordinator, California Renewable and Adaptive Energy, UC Berkeley

Jonathan Lee

Co-founder | Senior R&D Engineer
Tyner Pesch

BA, University of California Berkeley – Environmental Earth Science

Tyner Pesch

Engineer
Ian Umeda

MFA School of Visual Arts - Photography, Video & Related Media. BA University of California Berkeley - Documentary Photography & American Identity.

Ian Umeda

Front End Engineer, Designer, Photographer

Jamie Yang

PhD MIT, Nuclear Science and Engineering | Technical Programs Lead in Energy Access, Facebook | Strategy and Operations Associate in Energy Access, Google | Founder and CEO, EGG-energy Tanzania

Jamie Yang

Director of Business Development and Strategy

Fujia Zhang

MA John Hopkins | International Relations and Economics Microgrid Data Standards Microgrid Market Research Hardware R+D

Fujia Zhang

Technical Researcher

Join our Growing Team

Are you ambitious, hard-working and full of innovative ideas? If this is you, New Sun Road provides a range of opportunities to work on exciting and challenging projects in an inspiring workplace.

Come on in.