Founder & CEO of Serial Impact-Investor, Falkon Ventures, Joins SolarWindow to Lead Strategy
Oct 18, 2021
New York, New York, UNITED STATES
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. (Symbol: WNDW), announced today the appointment of Mr. Kyle Ballarta, Senior Strategist of Corporate Innovation. Mr. Ballarta is Founder and CEO of Falkon Ventures, where his portfolio Co-Investors include Tim Cook (Apple), Eric Schmidt (Alphabet), Google Ventures, Y-Combinator, Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, Singularity, DFJ, and others. Falkon investments made by Mr. Ballarta include SpaceX, Icon, Eight Sleep, Matternet, Happiest Baby, and sustainability player Nebia. Mr. Ballarta makes investments and leads the commercial development of technologies and products which promise positive global impact and improvements to everyday life. At SolarWindow, Mr. Ballarta will support the Executive Leadership Team in its introduction of the Company’s clean-energy technologies and products to key customers, strategic partners, and select funders. “SolarWindow applies its LiquidElectricity™ coatings to turn ordinary glass into electricity-generating windows and products. I look forward to working with this game-changing technology and with the exceptional management team at SolarWindow to make intelligent, effective, and intentional business decisions which attract strategic partners, capital, and customers to drive our success,” stated Mr. Ballarta, an accomplished venture investor in disruptive innovations and first-in-class brands. “It’s an honor to welcome Mr. Ballarta to the SolarWindow Team. Kyle and I have worked together over the years, during which time he has repeatedly engineered high-yield venture creation to successfully launch new frontier technologies like SolarWindow and achieve innovation diffusion, the global adoption of breakthrough life-changing products,” said Mr. John Rhee, SolarWindow President. “I deeply value the importance of innovation in renewable energy to achieve responsible stewardship of the planet. I seek out genuine opportunities to launch sustainable products and business and look for the loyal commitment of young companies like SolarWindow, who are devoted to this cause,” continued Mr. Ballarta. Mr. Ballarta finances and builds companies that are focused on the commercial opportunity in solving the biggest global challenges. He specializes in placing economic levers and resources that align focus on disciplined scale, growth, profitability, defensibility, and value. At Falkon Ventures, Mr. Ballarta continues to serve full-time in his role as CEO. At SolarWindow, he supports the Company’s Executive Leadership Team as Senior Strategist, Corporate Innovation, devoting up to 30% of his time. Today’s announcement follows numerous product and technological breakthroughs at SolarWindow, key executive management appointments, and accelerated expansion of the Company’s intellectual property portfolio. Currently, SolarWindow technologies, products, methods, and materials are the subject of 224 awarded patent claims with an additional 576 patent claims in-progress and under review in the United States, select European and Asian jurisdictions, and elsewhere. About SolarWindow Technologies, Inc.
SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. (Symbol: WNDW; www.solarwindow.com) is a developer of transparent LiquidElectricity™ coatings and processes which generate electricity on glass and plastics. When applied to otherwise ordinary glass, for example, these coatings generate electricity, producing power under natural, artificial, low, shaded, and reflected light conditions. The subject of over 90 granted and in-process trademark and patent filings, SolarWindow targets applications beyond conventional solar panels. The Company’s LiquidElectricity™ can generate electricity for architectural applications including building windows, facades, and rooftops. LiquidElectricity™ has wide-ranging utility, including automotive, commercial greenhouse, marine, and aerospace applications, and presents superior aesthetics for generating energy to enable faster financial breakeven. The SolarWindow Promise: Engineer, design, and deliver LiquidElectricity™ products which reward customers with affordable clean energy for a healthier, safer, and more sustainable planet. SolarWindow is ClearlyElectric®. For additional information, please call Amit Singh at 1-800-213-0689 or visit: www.solarwindow.com . To receive future press releases via email, please visit: http://solarwindow.com/join-our-email-list/ . Follow us on Twitter @solartechwindow, or follow us on Facebook. To view the full HTML text of this release, please visit: http://solarwindow.com/media/news-events/ . Social Media Disclaimer and Forward-Looking Statements
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Mr. Kyle Ballarta, Senior Strategist, Corporate Innovation, SolarWindow Technologies, Inc.