Tom Georgis

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

Over the past 10 years, his efforts have resulted in the development of a portfolio of 1,100 MW of 24-hour solar thermal projects in Chile, a 3,700 MW portfolio of both solar thermal and PV in the United States, 300 MW of solar projects in Central America, and 800 MW of solar thermal and PV solar projects in Australia.

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, initially serving as the company’s Senior Vice President of Development, leading SolarReserve’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 this patented core technology with applications that leverage the company’s expertise in developing and commercializing innovative long-term thermal energy storage solutions.

Prior to joining SolarReserve, Georgis was Chief Operations Officer and Managing Director for a technology company delivering innovative products and services to the global financial community, where he oversaw all aspects of worldwide corporate operations including strategic planning and business development, international expansion, marketing, sales, and customer service. He also served as Principal and Managing Director for an energy advisory and development company, responsible for creating and executing strategic business plans through structuring transactions for energy and infrastructure projects, leading all aspects of energy project acquisition and managing greenfield project development. 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.