Desmond Wheatley joined BEAM as a consultant in 2010 and has served as the Company’s CEO since 2011 and as Chairman of the Board since 2016. As a visionary and innovator, his name is on several patents for clean technology products. 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. Prior to Crichton Hill, 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, fka Wireless Facilities with the last five years as President of ENS, the largest independent security and energy management systems integrator in the USA. Prior to ENS, Wheatley held senior management positions in the cellular and broadband wireless industries, deploying infrastructure and lobbying in Washington DC on behalf of major wireless service providers. Wheatley has founded, funded and operated four profitable start-up companies and was previously engaged in M&A activities. Wheatley evaluated acquisition opportunities, conducted due diligence and raised commitments of $500M in debt and equity.
Desmond Wheatley’s Session(s):
9:30 am–10:30 am | Fri, March 22, 2024
Despite facing deployment and grid capacity challenges on our path toward expanding EV Charging infrastructure capabilities across the US, companies continue to push the envelope and drive innovation to move us forward. In this panel, you’ll hear from those leading the charge with their technological innovations, projects, and other developments changing the game in the EV infrastructure space. They’ll also share their insights into other notable technologies in the space and where they see the ripest opportunities for innovation that can make an impact today.