Board Member, Albireo Energy
Business Services (Energy Efficiency and Building Automation)
Rick brings over 40 years of industry experience in building controls and renewable energy with a successful track record at both large global corporations and venture capital start-ups, with his most recent position as Chairman of SkyFuel Inc., a provider of concentrated solar power systems.
Rick served approximately 20 years at Siemens AG in various roles and subsidiaries. Most recently with Siemens Building Technologies, Rick served as Division President with responsibility for the Building Automation and HVAC Products Divisions. While at Siemens, Rick led industry innovations in DDC technology and wireless controls. He oversaw the operations of the company’s branch offices and a different time managed the independent dealer network.
He has been a President or CEO of seven companies in different industries and has served on several Boards and industry trade associations. Rick is Chairman Emeritus of CU Cleantech at the University of Colorado – Boulder.
M.B.A. in General Management from Northwestern University; B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto; Professional Engineer in Illinois; Canada – LEED Accredited Professional.
Rick serves as a Director of Albireo Energy and Sciens Building Solutions.