Andrew Hidalgo – Chairman
With many years serving as a board of directors appointee for a variety of private and public companies, Andy’s knowledge of corporate governance, SEC compliance and investor relations offers our board of directors significant executive leadership experience. He is a Managing Partner at Turquino Equity LLC which is a global investment firm that focuses on private equity investments. Formerly, he was the founder, Chairman and CEO of WPCS International Incorporated which grew to over $100 million in profitable annual revenue. At WPCS, he raised over $40 million of equity financing and acquired 19 companies on three continents while achieving a NASDAQ Global Market listing.
Rezaul Karim Ph.D. – Director
As a board member, Dr. Karim provides strong experience and exceptional business acumen in operations and international business. He is the founder and president of Reza Enterprises which is a private investment firm. Dr. Karim has acquired a few franchise operations one of which is in the clean energy sector. For over 20 years, Dr. Karim worked for Johnson & Johnson in a variety of leadership roles including Director of Methods and Analyses at the Janssen Research & Development subsidiary. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Statistics from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh, his M.S. in Demography and his Ph.D. in Biostatistics from John Hopkins University and his MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
James Strizki – Director
As a board member with over 10 years of experience in the renewable energy sector, James offers valuable insight in the project management, regulatory compliance and implementation of our technology. After graduating Rutgers University with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering, James worked for the New Jersey Department of Transportation as a project engineer. He has also been the vice president of operations for Renewable Energy Holdings LLC, where his responsibilities included renewable energy systems design and implementation. James holds a Professional Engineering License and a Home Inspection License.