VP, Process & Equipment Development
Robert Wendt has 24 years experience with significant breadth in CIGS technology, including R&D, process development, equipment engineering, manufacturing operations, and sales and marketing. At Siva, Wendt is in charge of translating the technology from R&D into Processes and Equipment that can scale to high volume manufacturing.
Prior to Siva, Wendt was CTO at XSunX in charge of all CIGS operations and corporate strategy. He was a VP at Global Solar where he was a pioneer in roll-to-roll CIGS. Wendt was responsible for CIGS process development, equipment, facility design/construction and manufacturing. He has seven patents specifically in CIGS co-evaporation sources, the key factor in successful CIGS technology and a major part of Siva’s central IP. Robert also spent several years at Lockheed Martin as a program manager for advanced materials and structures.