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About Walter Havekorst
Walter Havekorst - Professional Summary: Walter Havekorst is a distinguished professional in a wide variety of highly technical fields and has served in a multitude of high-ranking positions at Fortune 500 and startup companies, such as Apple Inc., Oracle, Radius, Touchstone Software, and Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC). Some of these positions he has occupied included National Sales Manager, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, COO/CFO, Director of Sales, and Regional Account Manager. Walter Havekorst boasts over 20 years of experience in high tech management, marketing, and sales. His diverse management experiences included overseeing and administrating organizations with up to 300 employees and structuring and implementing corporate financials ranging from $5 million to $1 billion. With advanced skills in C-Level and Board Level communications, Walter Havekorst maintains a reputation as a superb sales professional, motivator, and negotiator. Mr. Havekorst served at Apple Inc. as a Senior Retail Sales Representative. He subsequently fulfilled the role of Regional Account Manager at Apple, Inc. covering the Strategic Account ComputerLand and later as Channel Development Manager before moving to the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) as National Sales Manager focusing on Ingram Micro, MicroAge and TechData. In this role, he consistently increased the corporate sales growth rate in the range of 36% to 42% per quarter. He then transitioned to Radius, where he began as Vice President of Sales and Marketing and was later promoted to COO. Walter Havekorst has served in several high-ranking real estate positions as well, including serving as the US Representative reporting to the President of Coldwell Banker in Europe. Additionally, he has served as Real Estate Property Manager/Specialist at Re/Max, and CEO of Kulana Capital Management, Inc. Mr. Havekorst is currently a Sales Professional working with Commercial, Residential, and Utility Scale Solar Photovoltaic Design and Installations. He has successfully contracted for 500kW to 15MW Solar PV Projects as an EPC Integrator under PPA and IPP Agreements for ground mounted and roof mounted integrated solar systems in the Southwest United States. This also includes Non-Profit Organizations, Condo HOA’s and Strategic Accounts in the territory. Mr. Havekorst has been at the reins and responsible for the development and design of three commercial solar farms (3-100 MW) along with several additional projects on private properties. And most recently, he has been involved with Hawaii Pacific Solar LLC, as a co-founder and involved in Solar PV engineering and the Solar PV financing business with SOLAR-Partner.com, Solar Designs, Inc., Conergy and Rockwell Financial Group. Professional awards Mr. Havekorst has earned include Golden Apple Club for Sales Top Sales Achievement, Digital 100 Sales Achievement Circle, Apple Account Executive of the Year, and RE/MAX Platinum Club to name a few. Mr. Havekorst has also been a member of several yacht clubs including St. Francis, Catalina, and Balboa Yacht Club including also being a member of several charity organizations in the Southern California Area.
Walter Havekorst - Professional Experience: Solar Technology Integrator/HPS, Inc.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing / COO
State of Hawaii, Department of Education Photovoltaic Award Winner for 100kW Net Metered Installations on the Schools on the Islands of Oahu, then Maui. Included a full submittal against approximately 39 mainland companies for bid competition and maximizing Net Present Value (NPV) to re-roof appropriate buildings and saving capitalized state/federal funds.
Walter Havekorst - Education:
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA US
09/1/1982 — 06/1/1986
Walter Havekorst - Interests:
Boating, Computing, Solar Monitoring, Traveling to Exotic Countries, have currently over 800,000 miles in airplane travel.