Tom Georgis

Chief Executive Officer
Tom Georgis
Tom Georgis is SolarReserve’s Chief Executive Officer, driving the company’s continued worldwide growth through strategic solar project development and equipment supply activities, along with advancement of the company’s innovative thermal energy storage technologies.

Georgis has more than 28 years of experience in the energy, technology, and government service sectors. For the past 10 years, he has been an integral part of SolarReserve’s executive team, serving as the company’s Senior Vice President, leading it’s expansion across the Americas, Asia and Australia. He was instrumental in advancing strategic partnerships that will facilitate the deployment of the company’s advanced technology in China. He led the development and financing of SolarReserve’s flagship Crescent Dunes 110 MW project in Nevada, the world’s first utility scale solar thermal project with 1,100 MW-hours of integrated molten salt energy storage, and spearheaded diversification of its patented core technology with applications that leverage the company’s expertise in developing and commercializing long-term thermal energy storage solutions.

Prior to joining SolarReserve, Georgis was Managing Director at Globaltec Solutions, a privately held technology company delivering innovative products and services to the global financial community, where he oversaw all aspects of worldwide corporate operations. He also served as Principal and Managing Director at Exodus Energy, an energy sector advisory and development company, responsible for creating and executing strategic business plans on behalf of clients, leading project M&A activities and managing greenfield project development. Georgis was also a Director at Enron International focused on power plant development in Africa and the Middle East.  An entrepreneur with proven success in launching new technologies and business models, Georgis also served as Vice President for an internet startup company that served as an internet managed service provider for high performance e-businesses, later acquired by Verizon Business.

Georgis earned his Masters of Business Administration from the Anderson School at the University of California Los Angeles.  Georgis also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from Northwestern University.  Georgis served nine years as a Naval Special Warfare Officer in the United States Navy.  He also serves on the board of the Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.