The Origami Team

We are a passionate group of solar veterans, technologists, and inventors who are always looking at existing products and processes as inspiration for those innovations that increase functionality, value and dramatically lower costs. You know those ideas that after the fact people say, “I can’t believe I didn’t think of that” or “how did it take us so long to change that!”

Eric Hafter

Eric Hafter

Eric Hafter has been a pioneer in solar product design and commercialization, international solar project development and has led large EPC and manufacturing companies.
Gregg Patterson

Gregg Patterson

Gregg was an executive for Hewlett Packard running multiple global businesses prior to jumping into renewables in 2006, where he successfully led two start-ups in solar & energy storage to successful exits.
Jack Patton

Jack Patton
CTO / Co-founder

Jack has extensive expertise in solar product design, solar module manufacturing and high volume manufacturing with numerous PV solar patents (issued and pending).
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Lou Marrero
VP of Sales

Lou is an accomplished sales executive with in-depth expertise across the solar supply chain. He pairs his background in electrical engineering with a customer-focused approach to find the best solutions for all involved.

Erick Petersen

Erick Petersen
Chief Strategy Officer

Erick has lead customer facing teams and delivered exceptional customer experience in rapidly growing startups across emerging technologies and markets including solar and energy storage over the last three decades.
Rusty Stapp

Tyler Hudson
Head Product Engineer

Tyler received his MS in mechanical engineering from Oregon State University and has a background designing prototype solutions in the automotive, cleantech, and renewable industries.
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Stuart Kaler
Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

Stu has been a practicing patent/IP attorney in Silicon Valley for over 30 years, working at large law firms, large multinational companies and as General Counsel to many startups.