Eric John re-joined ABB in August 2010 as Director of Marketing and Sales for Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) in North America, based in Raleigh, NC. From 2007-10, Eric was VP of Electric Utility Projects with SkyFuel, Inc., a solar thermal technology company based in Albuquerque, NM. While working for SkyFuel has served as the Solar Industries representative for two initiatives sponsored by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the Integration of Variable Generation Task Force and Reliability Impacts of Climate Change Initiatives Task Force.
Prior to joining SkyFuel, he held the position of Vice President of Business Development for InfraSource Transmission Services, an engineering and construction firm, specializing in EHV transmission projects. He was previously employed by ABB from 1998-2006 with assignments including FACTS systems engineer based at the corporate Lead Center in Sweden and US Marketing and Sales Manager of FACTS.
John started his career with Westinghouse Power Generation in Orlando, FL from 1995-1998. A native of Connecticut, John is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. He is an active member of IEEE and PES.