Dr. John Barnes
Dr. John Barnes: Ambassador Solar Energy Forum.
Dr. Barnes is a founder at Solar Power Development Partners LLC in Saratoga, CA, a firm that provides complete services for the development of MW size solar PV farms. Prior to that he has been a CTO at Solar Power Assets, a PPA solar provider, and VP of engineering for Ahura Energy, a concentrating solar technology company.
He has over 25 years of experience in semiconductor product development of memories, microprocessors, graphics controllers, and networking IC’s. Included are VP of engineering roles in hardware/software/systems engineering and the development of over 40 volume selling IC’s and boards/software systems. Dr. Barnes holds a PhD from the University of Michigan, an MS from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BS from the University of Missouri, Rolla, all in Electrical Engineering.