Leadership

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Rod MacGregor

President & Chief Executive Officer

For more than two decades, Rod has led global companies across the United States, Europe, China and the Middle East. Rod’s companies have partnered with a range of multinational corporations across the energy, software and electronics industries, including AT&T, Intel, Volkswagen and Royal Dutch Shell. Rod is an engineer by trade committed to developing and scaling disruptive innovations. His first company, Insignia Solutions Ltd., received the Queen of England’s award for technical achievement and the Queen’s award for export achievement, and subsequently went public on NASDAQ.

Pete von BehrensPete von Behrens

Chief Technology Officer

Pete provides the technical vision and leadership for GlassPoint. The NanoMuscle product he designed is now embedded in VW, BMW and Mercedes automobiles, putting his concepts in daily use by millions of car drivers. He is the former founder of Alternative Motion Solutions, which focused on concept through production development of electro-mechanical projects requiring the use of traditional or alternative motors and solar-thermal devices. Pete also held principal engineering positions with Elliptec AG, NanoMuscle, Inc., The Tech Group, as well as serving in the U.S. Air Force. He is named on numerous U.S. and international patents.

David Allsworth CFODavid Allsworth

Chief Financial Officer

David oversees GlassPoint’s financial and administrative operations. He has more than two decades of financial experience with companies across the oil and gas and energy industries, most recently as a divisional SVP and CFO with IMI PLC. Previously, David held senior financial roles at Alstom Power, where he oversaw a $10B+ project portfolio for Alstom’s global gas power plant business. Before that, he served as CFO of the industrial gas turbine division for Siemens AG.

 

Ben BiermanBen Bierman

Chief Operating Officer

Ben leads global engineering and manufacturing operations at GlassPoint and oversees the execution of projects worldwide. He has more than 30 years of management experience at energy and technology companies, including Applied Materials (AMAT), Lam Research (LRCX) and Coherent (COHR) where he held executive positions across the engineering, operations, facilities design and construction fields. Most recently, as EVP of operations and engineering at Solyndra, Ben was responsible for design, manufacturing and field support and helped deploy nearly one million solar panels in more than 1000 installations across 20 countries.

Hussain Shehab_Kuwait ChairHussain Shehab

Kuwait Country Chairman

Hussain is leading GlassPoint’s expansion in the State of Kuwait. He was previously Managing Director and CEO of Al-Dorra Petroleum Services Company and prior to that served as the Deputy Managing Director of Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) overseeing the West Kuwait Fields. Hussain was with KOC for more than 30 years holding various management positions across reservoir development, drilling and production operations. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), and served on the Board of Directors for three years representing the Middle East region.
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John O'DonnellJohn O’Donnell

Vice President, Business Development

John brings tremendous depth of experience in the solar thermal arena to GlassPoint as former founder and president of Ausra, Inc., one of the early leaders in the solar industry. John started his career at USDOE’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. He was founder and holder of executive positions at Venearth Group, Pixelworks, Inc., Equator Technologies, Inc. and Multiflow Computer, Inc. John is named on nine U.S. patents. He has a B.Sc. with Special Distinction in Computer Science from Yale University.

PalmerDaniel Palmer

Vice President, Sales

Daniel works with leading oil companies to develop and expand business opportunities in the Middle East for GlassPoint. He previously spent more than 20 years at Schlumberger in various roles across the globe, working across sales, operations, marketing and technical positions. Daniel is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), holds a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Cambridge and attended Heriot-Watt University for post-graduate studies in petroleum engineering.

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