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.
 
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 Commercial Officer

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
Fujia Zhang

B.A. marketing candidate Western Governor's University

Araya Turner

Marketing Intern

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

Team Guatemala

Alexander Alvarado

M.Sc. in urban management from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany. Architect graduated from the University of San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC).

Alejandro Alvarado

Local Project Manager

Edna Cao

Vocational and labor guidance technician, home education teacher. Closed curriculum in the degree in psychology from the University of San Carlos de Guatemala.

Edna Cao

Trainer and pedagogical advisor

Edna Figueroa

Professor of applied sociolinguistics, teacher of bilingual intercultural education and tenth semester student of the Bachelor's Degree in Applied Sociolinguistics at the Mariano Gálvez University of Guatemala.

Edna Figueroa

Q’eqchi’ trainer and interpreter

Rosita Ordonez

Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of San Carlos de Guatemala.

Karen Avila Maldonado

Project assistant

Yadira Morales

Expert accountant and eighth-semester student of information systems engineering at Mariano Gálvez University.

Yadira Morales

Technician in information and communication technologies

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.