Prior to Smart Wires, Gregg Rotenberg was the general manager of the Renewable Power Group at Chevron Energy Solutions (CES) and managed CES' Strategic Alliances Group. The Strategic Alliances Group reviewed more than 1000 companies in a five-year period to identify truly visionary energy technologies. In this period, only three technologies were designated as true innovations, one of those technologies was Smart Wires.
In managing Chevron's Renewable Power Group, Gregg led the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of, and financial investment in 200 MW of utility- scale solar and geothermal projects. Prior to Chevron, he co-led the development and launch of a new energy consulting practice at one of the five largest energy firms in the United States. Gregg was also a principal at Keystone Strategy, a strategy consulting firm that was launched by three Harvard Business School professors.
Gregg holds a bachelor's degree with a concentration in finance and accounting from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated magna cum laude, and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, where he graduated first in his class.