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Michael Martin

Michael Martin

EVP, Business Development
Principal Solar
Dallas Texas
Timezone: America/Chicago

R. Michael Martin, a long-time and passionate supporter of renewable energy and sustainability practices, leads PSI’s overall business growth strategy and execution including project acquisitions and partnerships. Michael has over 20 years experience in the information technology industry in diverse business development roles. During his successful career in technology, Michael consistently provided high-value solutions to large enterprises for strategic aspects of their operations. A key to Michael's success has been creative problem-solving with senior management of large corporate customers.

Michael most recently led the sales efforts of Aquire's strategic workforce planning solutions. Previously, he led i2 Technologies' largest strategic partnerships, such as the global IBM alliance, which spearheaded the company's dramatic growth. Additionally, Michael worked in the systems integration and consulting field primarily with SHL Systemhouse (now a part of HP/EDS) and as a sales leader at Unisys Corporation.

Michael earned his B.B.A. in International Business from The University of Texas at Austin, which included a year of study at the Université de Paris. When he's not passionately promoting solar, Michael is busy with his family, cycling, traveling, fund raising and a variety of social business and community projects.


Date & Time (EDT) Title Role
Thursday, June 19, 2014
10:00am - 11:00am
Anatomy of a Successful Solar Asset Deal: One Year Later Presenter
Resource Guide 
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Principal Solar, Inc.
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