Preeti Pande joined Plug as Chief Marketing Officer in 2021. As CMO of Plug, Preeti leads Plug’s comprehensive marketing strategy aimed at facilitating growth and increasing sales through elevated brand recognition while transforming the green energy market through Plug’s innovative hydrogen solutions.
Mrs. Pande engages and shares Plug’s vision with customers, prospects, investors, industry groups, press, and analysts to promote proactive solutions, communications, tools, and products to meet business needs.
Mrs. Pande joins Plug from Bloom Energy, where she served as Vice President of Product and Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for eight years. In those roles, Mrs. Pande was responsible for managing the product life cycle, defining integrated product offerings and product roadmaps for the next generation of fuel cell technologies and energy solutions. She was also responsible for Bloom Energy’s entry into maritime transport markets, where she developed and managed partnerships with shipyards, vessel charterers, oil and gas manufacturers, cruise lines, and regulators. Her experience is global, having developed and launched multiple technology platforms across the US, Korea, Japan and India.
Prior to Bloom Energy, Preeti was Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Shocking Technologies, where was responsible for the overall product offering and for strategic partnerships internationally. She has also held senior positions in the semiconductor industry, as General Manager for the Advanced Test Solutions business unit at Kulicke & Soffa, and as Senior Director of Product Marketing & Management at Asyst Technologies. Preeti has a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from the University of Arizona.