Entrepreneur-In-Residence

As an EIR, Louis is responsible for deal sourcing, due diligence and deal structuring with a particular focus in renewable energy and physical sciences.

Louis brings to the team a global perspective stemming from three decades of professional experience leading marketing, business development, sales, and product management organizations.

Prior to his role as EVP Global Sales at Pathion, Louis was Chief Marketing Officer at Ygrene Energy Fund, a company dedicated to financing residential and commercial energy projects with its innovative PACE instrument. He also held roles as VP Marketing and Product Management for Enecsys where he oversaw the global solar micro-inverter and monitoring software product lines. He launched one of the first white-labeled solar leases while managing the launch of 600 pre-engineered solar kits as VP Marketing and Business Development at Centrosolar. He served as General Manager of Akeena Solar, rolling the industry’s -first solar lease while fostering global partnership channel initiatives.

Prior to his time in the energy business, he led sales and marketing functions for a business intelligence software startup, a cloud-based venture incubator, and the e-business division of IBM Global Services.

Lalonde holds multiple degrees in economics and political science from McGill University, finance from Bishop University, MSTM and MBA from Pepperdine University.