Octillion Corp has announced the appointment of Nicholas S. Cucinelli as the new president and chief executive officer.
Prior to joining Octillion, Cucinelli was business development specialist at Energy Conversion Devices, where he facilitated the commercialization of solar photovoltaic, advanced battery, fuel cell, solid-state hydrogen storage and next-generation information technologies. He also served as manager of federal and military sales for United Solar Ovonic, where he developed and executed plans to deploy UNI-SOLAR building integrated photovoltaics in federal market segments. Before entering the renewable energy field, Cucinelli served 16 years in the U.S. Coast Guard and Coast Guard Reserve, eventually reaching the rank of lieutenant commander.
Vancouver-based Octillion is a technology incubator focused on the identification, acquisition, development and eventual commercialization of emerging solar energy and solar-related technologies.