Preeti Pande joined Plug Power as our Chief Marketing Officer in 2021. As CMO of Plug Power, Preeti will lead Plug Power’s comprehensive marketing strategy aimed at facilitating growth and increasing sales through elevated brand recognition while transforming the green energy market through Plug Power’s innovative hydrogen solutions.
She will also engage and share our vision with customers, prospects, investors, industry groups, press, and analysts and will promote proactive solutions, communications, tools, and products to meet business needs.
Preeti joins Plug Power from Bloom Energy, where she has been living and breathing fuel cell products and solutions for the past eight years. There, she served in roles both as VP of Product and VP of Strategic Initiatives.
Preeti 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 VP 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 Sr. Director of Product Marketing & Management at Asyst Technologies. Preeti has a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Arizona and currently resides in Miami, Florida.