SunPower Leadership Team
Tom Werner serves as SunPower’s president and chief executive officer, and as chairman of the SunPower board of directors. Prior to joining SunPower, he held the position of chief executive officer of Silicon Light Machines, Inc., an optical solutions subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation. Previously, Werner was vice president and general manager of the Business Connectivity Group of 3Com Corp., a network solutions company, and has also held a number of executive management positions at Oak Industries, Inc., and General Electric Co. He currently serves as a board member of Cree, Inc., Silver Spring Networks, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and is a member of the Marquette University board of trustees. Werner holds a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Marquette University and a master's degree in business administration from George Washington University.
Charles D. Boynton
Marty T. Neese
Jack Peurach serves as SunPower’s executive vice president, products where he is responsible for product management, program management, systems research and development, product marketing, monitoring and PV software services, and our concentrator product group. Previously, he served as SunPower’s executive vice president, research and development where he was responsible for all aspects of SunPower’s PV cell, module, and systems research and product development. Prior to the company’s acquisition of PowerLight, Peurach was PowerLight’s vice president, product development, where he drove systems product strategy and development for product execution and management, and built a pipeline for a number of new products. Earlier in his career, he was a strategy consultant for Mercer Management Consulting and director of engineering at Berkeley Process Control, Inc. Peurach holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Michigan State University, a master of science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master of business administration, finance and entrepreneurship from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Douglas J. Richards
Douglas J. Richards serves as SunPower’s executive vice president, administration. In this role, he is responsible for leading all Human Resources (HR) initiatives, Information Technology (IT), Environment, Health and Safety services and the company’s facilities organizations worldwide. Prior to joining SunPower, Richards was vice president of human resources and administration for SelectBuild, a $1.8 billion wholly owned subsidiary of BMHC, a company that serves 19 of the top 25 high-volume builders. Previously, he held strategic positions at BlueArc, Compaq Computer Corp and Apple Computer, Inc. Richards has more than 21 years of experience developing and driving key HR programs for Fortune 100 companies and venture-backed startups. He graduated from California State University, Chico, with a B.A. in public administration.