Ty Jagerson, CEO
Ty has 20 years of experience in the energy industry, including over 10 years in solar. Ty was most recently President of HelioPower, a top 10 solar installer in CA. He was also the co-founder of SolFocus, a pioneering concentrated photovoltaics company. Ty was at Xerox PARC for five years, and is on the UC Merced Board of Trustees. He is also on the boards of Azzuro Inc. and Speck Design. Ty received his MBA from Wharton and M.A. from Wesleyan, holds four patents, and is a member of YPO.
Dave Kane, VP Project Development
Dave brings a range of experience in the development of both energy and real estate assets to his role at Village Power. He led the development of several high-profile mixed-use real estate projects in New York City and San Francisco before transitioning to the development of commercial scale solar projects. Prior to joining Village Power, Dave led East Coast sales for HelioPower’s commercial solar division. Early in his career, he taught math and science around the world before founding a middle school. Dave holds a M.Ed. from Harvard, a M.S. from Columbia, and a BA from Wesleyan University.
Alaeddine Mokri, Director of Digital Products
Alaeddine built software at the entire solar value chain from investigating how atoms inside the solar cell interact with sunlight, to inventing new solar cell structures, to manufacturing and testing them, to making mobile apps for mounting the panels correctly, all the way to deploying fully integrated software platforms for financing solar energy projects and monitoring them throughout their lifetime. He received many awards including the Middle-East Solar Entrepreneur of the Year, IREC Best Renewable Energy Research Award, etc. Alaeddine received BEng degree in mechanical engineering from Tlemcen University, MSc in materials science from the MIT-Cooperative Program in Masdar Institute, and a post-grad certificate on exponential technologies from the NASA-based Singularity University.
Gilee Corral, Business Analyst
Gilee brings experience in project analysis, planning, and program design. Gilee’s signature skill is coordinating projects from idea to ribbon-cutting, mitigating competing goals and regulatory complexity. She has worked on projects in myriad environments, including hospitals, a nonprofit housing corporation, grassroots organizations, and a statewide community action agency. Gilee earned her M.S. in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in Public and Urban Affairs from Virginia Tech.