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Spotlight Solar

Our architectural structures make solar visible and engaging. This adds reputation value to the ROI from green building and rooftop solar investments.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Spotlight Solar makes aesthetic solar structures for commercial and public properties.

Spotlight products express the owner’s environmental stewardship. Spotlight products complement other hidden sustainability investments, making a statement in a visible location. This adds reputation value to the return on solar and efficiency investments, and promotes the growth of clean energy.


  • Craig is a career marketer with 20+ years experience, including leadership roles at IBM, Lenovo, Quaker. As VP at Lenovo personal computers, Craig led design and branding, and a global launch into the consumer market. He founded Inventive Branding consulting and has provided services to the solar industry. Craig is also a board member with Young Life and an advisor to Sovereign's Capital.

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    Chief Design Officer

    Rob is an accomplished industrial designer with over 20 years in design for architectural products, primarily with USG Interiors, and Pergo. Recipient of five industry design awards, including IDEA from IDSA. Rob was awarded a design patent for Interior Trees, a similar product to Spotlight Solar. He also founded a business serving property developers and builders.

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    VP, Business Development

    Tom brings 20 years of marketing, strategy, business development, partnership and product management at Ocean Spray, IBM and Lenovo. Recent experience includes 6 years of startup / small business executive leadership focused on product, marketing, business development, strategic alliances. Roles included CEO of Alrgn Bio, and SVP, BD and Strategy for Global Specimen Solutions - successfully acquired by LabCorp.


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