Oleg Popovsky is a distributed energy industry insider with a 10-year track record for leading transformational business development, sales and strategic alliance initiatives across North America, Europe and Africa. In his current role, as co-founder and Chief Customer Officer for Braggawatt Energy, he leads a fintech startup that offers SMBs & nonprofits with custom solar financing and ownership options through an online platform. Prior to Braggawatt, Oleg co-founded Constant Power, an energy storage company, after leaving SunEdison in 2015, where his international business & corporate development work converged 100’s of MWs of global solar projects, spanning new market entrances, contributing $290+M in sales revenue and commercialization efforts that increased the company's customer reach and global partnership appeal.
Oleg is member of University of Toronto’s Advisory Board for the Institute of Sustainable Energy, holds a BA & BS in International Marketing Strategy from Bentley University, and lives in Toronto with his family.
Past Speaker Presentations:
Business Strategies of Technology Leaders in World Moving Towards Solar - Intersolar North America, San Francisco, July 10th 2018
Fintech – Unlocking Financing for Non-Residential - Intersolar Northeast, April 4th 2018, New York, NY
Role of Data in driving forward the Energy Transition - Research Symposium, University of Toronto, March 29th 2016
Financing Renewables & Microgrids for Mines - Energy & Minces Conference, January 29th 2016, London, UK
What Renewables Can Offer the Mining Sector - German Chamber Canada, December 9th 2015, Toronto, ON
Optimizing Project Profitability through cost-effective O&M strategies - Solar Power Generation Conference 2014, San Diego, February 2014.
Life-stages of a Rooftop Solar Project in Ontario (FIT1.0) - German Federal Ministry of Economics & Technology / Chamber of Industry & Commerce, June 19th 2012
Opportunities resulting from Grid Parity: Solar High Noon - CUE Ryerson University, May 1st 2012
Beyond Solar Installations - MaRS 2011, July 18, 2011
Solar System Monitoring, Operation and Maintenance - Energy Matters Summit, May 2, 2011
Rooftop PV – Uncovering a Hidden Revenue Stream - SpringFest 2011, April 6, 2011
Wind, Sun & Energy Storage - London Economic Development Corporate, April 4, 2011
Solar Rooftop Best Practices - BOMEX 2010, September 15, 2010