Soliant Hires Sales VP

Pasadena-based Soliant Energy, which is developing solar concentrators for the commercial market, said Tuesday that it has hired Marc Cortez as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Cortez joins the firm from Sharp Solar Energy Solutions Group, where he was Director of Marketing, and has also served at Shell Solar. Soliant, which is venture backed by Trinity Ventures, Nth Power, Rockport Capital, and Rincon Venture Partners, is developing solar panels for commercial rooftops. The firm was formerly known as Practical Instruments. More information »