Dan Dwight has a leadership track record of building businesses and operating globally as both a Fortune 500 Executive and an entrepreneur. He is high-integrity executive recognized for being passionate, innovative and customer-centric in order to drive business growth, improve operational performance and increase shareholder returns. Dan has the ability to operate in challenging operational and financial environments.
Dan is a Partner and Cleantech & Renewable Energy Segment Leader at Tatum LLC, the largest executive services and consulting firm in the country. He works with select cleantech and renewable energy companies of any size or lifecycle stage, as well as providing operations and due diligence support to private equity groups and venture capital firms that invest in cleantech and renewable energy. He also sits on the Board of Satcon Technology, a NASDAQ listed leader providing utility scale distributed power solutions for solar photovoltaic, fuel cell, wind turbine and energy storage systems.
Previously, he was President and CEO of an energy efficiency air movement and purification technology company. Prior to building this successful startup and its subsequent sale, Dan spent 17 years in a steady progression of domestic and international executive roles for GE, including seven years in Asia developing new businesses. His global successes include building a $100+ million Asian private equity operation from scratch.
He earned an MBA in Finance and Marketing with honors from The University of Chicago and a BS in Accounting with honors from The University of Vermont.
Areas of excellence include:
- Builidng new businesses
- Leading and motivating teams
- Establishing vision and strategic direction
- Forming strategic alliances
- Negotiating and closing deals
- Demonstrating high integrity
- Commercializing disruptive technology
- Operating in emerging markets
- Restructuring and turning around businesses
- Raising capital
- Managing costs, cash flows and P&Ls
- Communicating effectively