CEO, President & Board Director
Gregg Patterson is CEO and President of Demand Energy Networks. Prior to joining Demand Energy Gregg was President of Advanced Energy’s Solar Business Unit, where he successfully grew that business to be the market-share leader in Commercial and Utility inverters for North America. Advanced Energy acquired PV Powered, the company that Gregg led as CEO from January 2007, through May of 2010. Gregg turned around and built PV Powered from $5M to $80M in revenues and the market share leader of the commercial solar inverter market.
Prior to joining PV Powered, Gregg was a Vice President of Hewlett Packard in the successful Printing and Imaging Group, where his responsibilities included general management of $1B+ businesses spanning both enterprise and consumer segments, and HP’s acquisition and integration of several companies. In addition to his GM roles, Gregg led strategic technology platform development (HW, FW, SW and online services teams) supporting multiple business sectors. Gregg has managed worldwide R&D teams of 300+ engineers and led global procurement and operational efforts at HP growing the Deskjet Product line from several thousand units per month to more than 3 million units per month over a period of 5 years. Gregg graduated from the University of Washington with a BSME, and was awarded an HP Fellowship to attend Stanford University, where he received his Masters in Engineering.