Doug Golden is a 20-year veteran in the energy industry having served in various executive roles with Fortune 500 companies, privately held businesses, and venture backed startups. During this time, he has successfully launched business units within these companies and scaled those organizations to record revenue levels. Most of Mr. Golden’s experience is in the power supply and generation spaces, particularly around helping large commercial, industrial, and governmental clients reduce their carbon footprint through the sourcing and implementation of renewable energy and energy efficiency assets.
Mr. Golden is the Chief Operating Officer of Sparkfund, a platform services company that partners with leading utility companies and energy brands to bring decarbonization, electrification, and resiliency solutions to their end user clients throughout the United States.
Prior to Sparkfund, Mr. Golden served as Vice President, Sustainable Energy for Eco Engineering, an EPC contractor in the energy efficiency and renewable energy space. Mr. Golden got his start in the industry at NRG Energy and held various leadership roles there including co-founding the Integrated Solutions Team which was tasked with developing a suite of services to large business customers including EVSE, solar, back-up generation, combined heat and power, demand response, and grid connected electricity supply.
Mr. Golden holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Syracuse University where he remains involved with the Maxwell School and various alumni organizations. He lives in Houston TX with his 11-year old greyhound mix, Jack and is involved with several charitable organizations in the greater Houston area.