Founder & CEO
Matt Hantzmon is the founder of Hexagon Energy. He is an experienced entrepreneur, previously founding and managing successful renewable energy companies including Greenlight Energy (wind), HelioSage (solar), and Columbia Power Technologies (wave). Matt has extensive experience developing renewable power projects, including over 6,000 megawatts of wind energy facilities and over 400 megawatts of solar energy facilities.
Matt is a Founder and COO of HelioSage, one of the nation’s leading solar energy development firms. While at HelioSage, Matt has participated in the development of over 400 megawatts of solar energy facilities. Prior to co-founding HelioSage, he was Managing Director of Greenlight Energy, Inc., an independent power producer focused on wind energy projects. While at Greenlight he participated in the development of over 6,000 megawatts of wind energy facilities. He also helped finance over 400 megawatts of completed wind energy projects. In 2006, Greenlight was sold to BP Alternative Energy.
Matt is also a Founder and Director of Columbia Power Technologies, a development stage company focused on the commercialization of an innovative wave power generation system originally invented at Oregon State University. He is an active investor in renewable energy technologies and is on the Advisory Board of Greenlight Energy Resources, a diversified renewable energy private equity firm.
In his early career, Matt was a Senior Financial Analyst for IBM and Management Consultant for Price Waterhouse, LLC.
Matt holds a BA in History from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and is a Certified Management Accountant.