Norton Brings to VGrid 20+ Years of Marketing and Business Leadership Experience.
CAMARILLO, Calif., Dec. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — VGrid Energy Systems, an innovative company focused on the development of technology that emphasizes the positive life-cycle impact on energy generation and worldwide food production, welcomes Jeff Norton as the Vice President of Business Development. Norton was the Managing Partner at Emylla Data Science, LLC., and is bringing his 20+ years of marketing and business leadership experience to VGRID Energy.
“Jeff brings the senior executive experience and the marketing expertise we need at this stage of our growth,” said Greg Campbell, CEO of VGRID Energy Systems.
Jeff received his B.A. in International Relations from Michigan State University in 1996 and a Master of Business Administration from Wayne State University in 2001. Prior to Emylla, he led the marketing, business development, and digital efforts for Viking Group. Also, he spent eight years with General Motors in Detroit, Michigan, working in a variety of analytical, marketing, and program management roles. He also enjoys spending summers at a lake cottage, fishing, boating, and is an avid triathlete.
“I’m so excited to join the talented team at VGRID. By creating clean, sustainable energy while sequestering carbon, VGRID’s innovative technology is helping to address climate change,” said Jeff Norton. “It’s truly world-changing and a special honor for me to help tell that story.”
Jeff Norton’s main responsibilities will be establishing goal-driven processes and metrics to meet short-term sales objectives, as well as developing and implementing sales and marketing strategies to drive significant revenue growth. Jeff’s background and expertise allow him to take a scientific approach to market analysis while he uncovers new business opportunities for VGRID’s proprietary technology.
VGrid Energy Systems, Inc. focuses on innovating carbon-negative solutions in renewable energy. The company creates clean electricity and beneficial co-products, such as a premium biochar and liquid plant enhancer, from waste biomass that would otherwise be directed to a landfill. VGrid’s mobile, high-temperature, gasification units have been operating in the Central Valley of California since 2019. Based on years of field data, the technology has proven its reliability, predictability, and scalability.