Kyocera Solar Grove
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Plugin Hybrid Vehicles
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Park Solar at UCSD
Park Solar at UCSD

Leadership Team

Desmond Wheatley

President and CEO

Mr. Wheatley has two decades of senior international management experience in technology systems integration, energy management, communications and Renewable Energy. Mr. Wheatley is a founding partner in the international consulting practice Crichton Hill LLC. Prior to founding Crichton Hill, Mr. Wheatley was CEO of iAxis FZ LLC, a Dubai based alternative energy and technology systems integration company. From 2000 to 2007 Mr. Wheatley held a variety of senior management positions at San Diego based Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, fka Wireless Facilities with the last five years as President of ENS, the largest independent security and energy management systems integrator in the United States. Prior to forming ENS in 2002 Mr. Wheatley held senior management positions in the cellular and broadband wireless industries; deploying infrastructure and lobbying in Washington DC on behalf of major wireless service providers. Mr. Wheatley’s teams led turnkey deployments of thousands of cellular sites and designed and deployed broadband wireless networks in many MTAs across the USA.

Mr. Wheatley has founded, funded and operated four profitable start-up companies and was previously engaged in M&A activities. Mr. Wheatley evaluated acquisition opportunities, conducted due diligence and raised commitments of $500M in debt and equity.

Mr. Wheatley sits on the boards of Admonsters, San Francisco CA  and the Human Capital Group, Los Angeles, CA and was formerly a board member at DNI in Dallas, Texas.

Chris Caulson

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Caulson brings close to 20 years of financial management experience including security infrastructure and technology integration, wireless communications, and telecommunications industries. From 2004 through 2009, Mr. Caulson held various positions including Vice President of Operations and Finance of ENS, the largest independent Technology Systems Integrator in the United States and a wholly-owned division of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. In this role, Mr. Caulson was responsible for the operational and financial execution of multiple subsidiaries and well over $100 million of integration projects including networks for security, voice and data, video, life safety and other integrated applications.  Prior to 2004, Mr. Caulson was CFO of Titan Wireless, Inc., a $200 million international telecommunications division of Titan Corp (subsequently purchased by L-3.).  Mr. Caulson, who has a BAcc from the University of San Diego, began his career with the public accounting firm Arthur Andersen.