HiQ Solar appoints Dr. Sandeep Agarwal as new CTO

HiQ Solar appoints Dr. Sandeep Agarwal as new CTO
Published: 17 October 2019 - 5:19 a.m.
By: Baset Asaba

HiQ Solar, a U.S.-based innovator in Power Electronics and a provider of solar and energy storage inverters, has announced the appointment of its new CTO, Dr. Sandeep Agarwal, the position formerly occupied by Andre Willis.

“I want to thank Andre Willis for his many contributions, from founding the company to developing award-winning products,” said Rob Howard, CEO of HiQ Solar. “Andre will remain as a director on the board and will help guide the company through its growth phase.”

Dr. Sandeep Agarwal joins HiQ Solar with over 25 years of experience in solar, energy storage, IOT, and semiconductors. He has a proven track record of building and leading high-performance engineering teams in multiple startups which either went public or got acquired.

Previously, he has served as a vice president of product development at SunEdison where he developed several innovative products such as junction box integrated DC optimizers, solar water pumps, and microgrid solutions. He has also served in management roles in ActivStor, Infiswift Solutions, Intersil, Xicor, Analog Integration Partners, and Sage.

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