Calvin H. Woosnam, CEO, Chairman, CIO; Cal has had an extensive career in technology and a number of significant accomplishments to his credit. He has been a Systems Analyst since 1968, 12+ Years with IBM, some of the first Digital recordings with 5 Gold Records. Telecommunications for remote sites with high bandwidth satellite for clients, and first to build ATM networks with his LightWay Networks Company which still stands a reminder on top of Canada Place in Vancouver. These ATM Networks are the Standard for fiber optic and wired networks Worldwide today. Sits on or works with multiple Regulatory and Standards organizations, such as CSA International, UL/ULC, BRE, LPCB, Intertek Asia, and has co-authored multiple international Standards including Life Safety to Solar Energy. He has more than 22 Patents in various stages of deployment, ranging from Life Safety, to National Security, to Remote Medical Monitoring, and even today with Alternate Energy breakthroughs. He has worked on many Top Secret level projects throughout his career and built and sold companies multiple times.
Darcy Johal, Director;
Darcy has been a long time supporter of EarthStar family of companies and as well an active investor since the inception. His extreme business experience background with Terminal Forest Products company on Mitchell Island, Richmond, he is also the contributor of the current EarthStar Offices and Plant location in Building D at the TPF Plant. Darcy was one of the first people to recognize the value of the EarthStar mandate and product offerings. His TFP Plant is also the site of our first Demo Site for Tripod Tracker generating power back into the Sawmill. Darcy was also the first to recognize the impact the Surge Protect System from EarthStar that can knock down demand power billings by more than 50%.
Manuel Caceres Senior Director Central & South Americas
Manuel Caceres Senior Director for Central America, Caribbean, Colombia and Venezuela since 2018. Prior to that time, he served as President of the Telephone Company in Nicaragua, Vice president of International Operation of the Telephone Company (Codetel, both subsidiaries of Verizon Corp. Also served as President of and COO of Insatel a satellite internet and VoIp provider, and executive positions in different USA companies. Member of the Board of Governor of INTELSAT for 20 years representing the Central America and Caribbean countries, Venezuela, Mexico and Ecuador.
With successful experience in multi-million-dollar turnarounds, including P&L responsibilities for USA and international companies. Strong leadership and proven track record in Business Development, Marketing and Sales. Launched successful sales, marketing initiatives for new products and introduced new telecommunications technologies in Latin-American.
He received a B.A in electronic engineering and a Master degree in Telecommunications from Universidad del Cauca, Colombia, and an M.B.A. from Instituto Centroamericano de Administracion de Empresa (INCAE) the top Business School in Latinoamerica sponsored by Harvard Business School. Attended specialized training in Satellite telecommunications in Spain, Italy, Japan, and USA sponsored by UN.
Belongs to USA Master Business Administration Association (MBAA) and International Electrical, Electronic Engineer (IEEE)
Edvaldo Laudares Lopes Pereira, President EarthStar-Genesis Solar Brazil
Edvaldo with his 15+ years experience spread over both technical and financial backgrounds makes himself a natural leader in both the English speaking predominately North American market but also ideally suited with his command of Portuguese and Spanish languages makes him a natural for South American clientèle. Referred initially to us through our Brazilian Legal department, headed by Max Athislon Azevedo, his connections in mining, geology, topography and his intense knowledge of Solar Marketing techniques makes him a natural addition to the EarthStar Family.