David SchatzSenior Vice President, Technology Programs
Mr. Schatz is a energy technology and policy expert with a deep, cross-service background in DoD programs and project development. Mr. Schatz served in high-level, hands-on technology development and deployment roles, in both private and public sector positions, for the US Air Force, US Army, US Navy, and US Marine Corps. He has an extensive knowledge of the government contracting process, government real estate transactions, energy asset deployment on military installations, and installation energy management. Mr. Schatz has worked with senior leaders across DoD to proliferate energy technologies at installations, efforts which have resulted in tangible, bottom-line savings for the military. Mr. Schatz also contributed to USAF's first successful pilot program for electric vehicle fleets on CONUS military bases. In addition to his work in DoD, he served as Deputy Director for Policy for SolarCity, one of the largest solar energy providers in North America, where he successfully worked with legislators and state agencies to expand the solar marketplace in a number of US states.