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Leadership Team

Decades of proven and passion-driven experience in the innovation of energy management and technology.

Leading the world to a brighter tomorrow

George Salah

Chairman and CEO

As an early member of Google (Director of Real Estate and Workplace Services) George managed and scaled all operations worldwide—growing Google from 35 employees and one office space to over 50,000 employees and 20 million square feet. He has been a member of Apparent’s Board since 2012, joining Apparent as its CEO in 2013. He was elected Chairman of the Board in 2014 and also served as an executive at Oracle, Inc.

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Stefan Matan

CTO & Founder

In addition to founding Apparent, Stefan founded Atira Technologies, LLC, which built renewable charging stations for field hospitals, and Zap Electrics, one of the Bay Area’s largest electrical companies. He studied Electrical Engineering and Micro-Electronics at the University of Bulgaria and holds over 40 patents related to energy production and management.

Jacqueline DeSouza

President

Jacqueline joined Apparent from a private legal and consulting firm she founded to work with start-ups and emerging companies. She received a BSc in International Economics and Mathematics from George Mason University and a juris doctorate from University of California Hastings’ College of the Law.

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Frank Marrone

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SVP Engineering

Frank previously worked with telecommunication and energy start-ups and holds 25+ patents related to energy management. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University.

Ryan Dixon

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VP, Finance 

Ryan oversees the Finance and Accounting for the Company and boasts over 15 years in finance, product and market analytics, and project financing.  Ryan earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from UC Santa Cruz and an MBA & Strategic Leadership from Dominican University of California.