Chief Executive Officer
Wendy Arienzo has extensive experience in the technology development sector, bringing 30 years of technical and management experience in the semiconductor industry to her current position.
Previously, Arienzo worked at some of the leading companies in the technology industry, including IBM, Phillips and NXP Semiconductors. Arienzo began her career in the solar technology development field developing polycrystalline silicon cells in Florence, Italy.
Arienzo has received numerous accolades for her accomplishments and is a sought-after public speaker in the technology sector. She has been recognized by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Center for Economic Growth, a non-profit based in New York State promoting economic growth throughout the state’s capital region. In 2012 Arienzo was a recipient of the "Women of Influence" Award from the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.
Arienzo holds a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Stanford University. She received her combined bachelor’s/master’s degree in materials science engineering from Brown University.
Chief Financial Officer
Tom Paskert has 25 years of senior level finance and operations experience at public and private companies. He has held senior positions at large multi-national companies such as Alps Electric and ATI Technology. Most recently, he held the position of chief financial officer at Calisolar, a solar start-up company, and he previously held the same position at Lightspeed Semiconductor.
Paskert received his M.B.A. and his bachelor’s in finance and economics degrees from the University of Santa Clara.
Senior Vice President, Engineering
Paul Russell joined ArrayPower in 2012 with more than 25 years of leadership and technology development expertise under his belt.
Russell previously served as the senior vice president of engineering for Amonix, a provider of concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) systems. He also spent more than a decade in engineering and manufacturing executive roles for Northrop Grumman and Space Systems/Loral. In addition to his role at ArrayPower, Russell is a member of the Industrial Advisory Board for the Santa Clara University School of Engineering.
Russell earned a master's degree in electrical engineering from Santa Clara University and a bachelor's degree in physics from Willamette University.