Engineering for Sustainability
To make clean energy universally available by building a distributed and intelligent solar and energy
storage grid, managed via the Internet, across the world.
CEO & Executive Chairman SkyElectric
Ashar Aziz is the Founder, Executive Chairman & CEO of SkyElectric Inc. He is also the creator of the core energy intelligence and management technologies embedded in the SkyElectric Smart Energy System. Previously, Ashar founded FireEye, Inc., (NASDAQ:FEYE), a global cyber-security company, in 2004. He served as the CEO of FireEye from 2004 until November 2012 and also served as its Board Vice Chairman, CFO and CTO.
Prior to FireEye, he founded Terraspring, Inc., and also served as the CTO of Sun’s N1 program. Before founding Terraspring, he spent 12 years at Sun as a Distinguished Engineer. He has over 80 patents in the areas of networking, network security, and datacenter virtualization. Mr. Aziz also has the honor of receiving the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Ashar graduated from MIT with a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Mr. Aziz later received the University of California Regents fellowship at the University of California at Berkeley where he completed his MS in Electrical Engineering Computer Science.