Yaniv has been in the solar energy industry for 10 years. During his career, Yaniv has originated, financed and developed dozens of solar PV systems in the commercial and industrial space. Prior to founding SolarKal, Yaniv has built and led the solar energy division for UGE – a publicly traded renewable energy solutions provider. Prior to UGE, Yaniv led business development and project finance for IPPsolar – a leading solar energy developer based in NY. Before his MBA, Yaniv was a mechanical engineer, designing hydraulic tracking system for solar CSP plants. Besides solar, Yaniv is a Boston Consulting Group Alum and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.