Arie Brish is a cleantech executive and entrepreneur, experienced in leading a wide variety of organizations and business deals. His expertise includes P&L general management, funding, operations, marketing, business development, turnarounds, R&D, and project management.
Mr. Brish is the president of cxo360, a cleantech business consulting firm. Since 2002, cxo360 has been engaged in multiple global projects, mainly in energy, real-estate, government, and technology. Representative engagements include: Business development services for various cleantech companies in solar, wind, water, and smart-grid; Supply chain consulting to a solar technology company; Advisor to large land owners regarding renewable energy development opportunities;.Fund raising and due diligence work for investors; Marketing strategy consulting for a solar inverter supplier; Director of U.S. Operations for Leviathan Energy; Chairman of Cleanovation 2010.
Mr. Brish is a co-founder of the Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce, and serves on its board of directors, as well as Co-Chair of its Clean-Tech Committee. He is also a member Texas Renewable Energy Industry Assoc, and serves on its Green-Building and Wind subcommittees. Other memberships: CleanTX, Pickens Plan, and Texas Wind Clearinghouse.
While in the corporate world, Arie led several mega sales and significant market share growth initiatives. He scaled revenue from $288M to $710M in 4 years while advancing market share from #4 to #1.
Mr. Brish has executed multiple operational turnarounds. He led a major profit improvement project of a $200M business unit that achieved a 24% margin gain in two years. Arie also led a quality improvement effort that resulted a 90% reduction in field quality incidents.
As the CEO of Tehuti, Arie turned around the company from a very problematic incubation stage, and led it to its successful product launch and market traction, with over thirty paying customers after first year of introduction. During his first three years on the job he secured over $2M of government funding for the project, as well as over $10M of VC investment.
Over the years Mr. Brish facilitated multiple green initiatives by supplying enabling technologies to electrical vehicles, automotive emission control, smart grid, and low power infrastructure equipment.
Arie holds a BSEE from Ben Gurion University, an MBA from Recanati School of Business, Tel-Aviv University, Energy Technology certificate from University of Texas, and numerous senior leadership training programs at Motorola University.