Sopogy, microCSP technologies developer, has another new addition to the company following the hiring of a new sales VP last month. The newly created role of VP of strategy will be filled by Craig Lobdell.
Lobdell is a veteran of the clean energy industry, with over 21 years of energy, clean technology and venture capital experience. Most recently he was a director of advisory services in San Francisco for KPMG where he led the Cleantech Advisory Services practice.
Darren T. Kimura, President and CEO of Sopogy said, “The solar power industry is undergoing change and through our unique offerings in thermal energy storage, solar air conditioning and industrial heat applications, Sopogy is undergoing rapid growth. Craig’s experience and wealth of sector knowledge will help us grow strategically and continue to deliver outstanding value to our customers.”
Prior to joining KPMG, Lobdell was a management consultant with CSC Index, Arthur Andersen, and BearingPoint. In addition he has worked for GE Capital and was a Legislative Affairs Analyst for the Department of Energy (DOE). Lobdell earned his BA from Carleton College, an MA from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and an MBA from Yale School of Management, Yale University.