Alisa is a strategist, a team leader, and expert in renewable energy leveraging 17 years of industry experience in 20+ countries, to advance global markets towards a clean energy future. She is a co-founder of SolarSkyrise, a company that transforms the value of renewables within building envelopes by energizing vertical real estate.
Prior to the formation of SolarSkyrise, Alisa championed and managed the port and industrial sector efficiency program of the DOE’s Better Communities Alliance, supported the technical and advisory teams on the 2050 Masterplan for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and delivered the 2020 CO2 free roadmap for BMW project.
Alisa also spent 7 years in the developing countries of Southeast and South Asia with an international electric utility, where she was responsible for leadership, project direction and oversight, business planning and development of critical power and infrastructure projects. Throughout her career, Alisa has managed over 1Billion USD in clean energy projects from concept design to commissioning, and has led multi-disciplinary teams of subject matter experts on complex assignments in challenging environments.
Across industries, it is necessary to direct attention toward clean energy and greenhouse gas emissions reduction to tackle global warming and climate change. Creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit will help pave that path forward.