Kathy Heilmann, Founder and President, Energia Marketing, is a marketing consultant with over 15 years of domestic and international marketing experience in solar, utilities, and high tech. She helps solar executives capitalize on new growth opportunities by gauging the market and building profitable lead-generating programs. She has worked with both small and large companies in the energy sector, including QBotix, SunEdison, LDK Solar, Satcon Technologies, Siemens, and Pacific Gas and Electric.
Her passion for solar energy began as an intern for the Electric Power Research Institute where she conducted and published the very first market survey of grid-connected PV systems in the US. Since then she has developed deep marketing expertise through preparing and executing numerous international and local strategic marketing programs.
Kathy is an emeritus Board Member and Marketing Committee Chair for Women in Cleantech and Sustainability. She earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a MBA in Marketing, both from the University of California at Berkeley. She earned her Professional Mechanical Engineering license in the state of California.