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Biography PhotoVikas Desai
Senior Vice-President and Global General Manager for the Residential and Small Commercial Business

As Senior Vice-President and Global General Manager for the Residential and Small Commercial Business, Vikas is responsible for the strategic direction and commercial, operating and financial performance of the business unit.

Prior to his current role, Vikas was CEO of EchoFirst, a Khosla Ventures and Sigma Partners funded solar technology and energy management company acquired by SunEdison in 2013. His professional career also includes roles as VP and General Manager of the Residential and Light Commercial Business at SunPower, and Head of Global Product Management and Customer Support for Control Techniques, the primary automation division of Emerson Electric. He started his career as a Design engineer at GEC Alsthom in the UK.

Vikas has an MBA from the Haas School at UC Berkeley, a MS in Power Electronics from Loughborough University in the UK and a BE in Electrical Engineering from Gujarat University, India.