Smart Wires has named Mac Irvin as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Irvin will oversee the company’s financial and accounting operations, including structured financing to promote the commercialization and global adoption of Smart Wires solutions.
“We are incredibly excited to have Mac joining the Smart Wires team at what is a pivotal point in the company’s history,” said CEO and President of Smart Wires, Gregg Rotenberg. “As utilities around the world increasingly turn to Smart Wires to solve the challenges facing their transmission grids, Mac’s financial expertise and experience leading companies through periods of rapid growth will be truly invaluable.”
Irvin has over two decades of experience as an influential executive across the energy, big-ticket leasing, and transportation industries. He held multiple senior roles in the solar industry during a period of significant industry growth, including as CFO of Sungevity and Managing Director of Structured Finance and Business Development at SunPower. Prior to joining the energy industry, he served as an executive for major rail transportation market leaders like GATX Capital and RailTex, Inc. during the rail industry’s landmark deregulation.
“Throughout my career, I have served with innovative companies who were well positioned to deliver new technology and business models to market,” Irvin commented. “Smart Wires has the right solutions for an electricity industry undergoing rapid changes and a widespread transition to renewable generation. I look forward to helping us work with utility partners around the globe to deploy Smart Wires solutions on their grids.”