Technology >> CEO Interviews >> January 22, 2015

Interview with the President and CEO: Envision Solar International, Inc. (EVSI)

Wheatley, Desmond
Desmond Wheatley joined Envision Solar International, Inc. as a consultant in 2010 and has been the company’s CEO since 2011 and Chairman of the board since 2016. He has two decades of senior international management experience in technology systems integration, energy management, communications and renewable energy. He was a founding partner in the international consulting practice Crichton Hill LLC. Earlier, Mr. Wheatley was CEO of iAxis FZ LLC, a Dubai-based alternative energy and technology systems integration company. From 2000 to 2007, he held a variety of senior management positions at San Diego-based Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, formerly known as Wireless Facilities, with the last five years as President of ENS, the largest independent security and energy management systems integrator in the U.S. Prior to ENS, Mr. Wheatley held senior management positions in the cellular and broadband wireless industries, deploying infrastructure and lobbying in Washington, D.C., on behalf of major wireless service providers. Mr. Wheatley has founded, funded and operated four profitable startup companies and was previously engaged in M&A activities. Profile
TWST: In October, you announced that you had $2 million in new orders for your EV ARC and Solar Tree. Tell us about those orders. How do you expect sales to trend this year, and what is in the