Desmond Wheatley, President & CEO, Envision Solar International joins Executive Growth to discuss how he has been the Chief Executive Officer of Envision Solar International, Inc. since August 10, 2011 and its President and Secretary since September 30, 2010. Mr. Wheatley served as Chief Operating Officer of Envision Solar International, Inc. from September 30, 2010, to August 10, 2011. He 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, he served as Chief Executive Officer of iAxis FZ LLC, a Dubai based alternative energy and technology systems integration company. From 2000 to 2007, he held a variety of senior management positions at San Diego based Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, 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. He has founded, funded, and operated four profitable start-up companies and was previously engaged in M&A activities. He evaluated acquisition opportunities, conducted due diligence, and raised commitments of $500M in debt and equity. Mr. Wheatley has been Chairman of Envision Solar International, Inc. since December 19, 2016. He has been a Director of Envision Solar International, Inc. since August 2011. 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.
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