James D. Worden
Partner - LightSpeed Energy
James Worden is an entrepreneur and business leader with 30 years of experience in photovoltaic systems and electric vehicles. He co-founded Solectria Corporation in 1989, a manufacturer of electric & hybrid vehicles and components. He served as CEO until its successful sale in 2005. In 2005, Mr. Worden co-founded Solectria Renewables, LLC, a leader in the Photovoltaic Inverter industry. In 2014, Mr. Worden sold Solectria Renewables to Yaskawa America Inc. and continued to lead the organization as co-CEO until 2017. Mr. Worden is a graduate of MIT and founded MIT’s award winning Solar Car Racing Team.