A graduate of Rutgers University, Rego began his career as a certified public accountant. He subsequently served as vice president of finance at Winstar Communications, a publicly held competitive local exchange carrier and as vice president finance and business operations of cable, internet and telephone provider RCN Corporation.
Dr. Shihab Kuran, president and chief executive officer of Petra Solar, says, “John’s proven leadership in managing companies through periods of exponential growth will be invaluable to Petra Solar as we continue to build our business. We are delighted to have John join our highly accomplished team.”
Rego adds, “This is an exciting and important time for renewable energy technology as well as Petra Solar. Petra Solar is making major strides and is positioned to take off nationally and internationally. I am eager to be able to focus my attention on helping the company achieve its significant growth potential and take this business to the next level.”
Founded in 2006, Petra Solar pioneered the SunWave, a grid-tied, pole-mounted, distributed solar generation system. For more information about Petra Solar visit www.petrasolar.com.