Executive Leadership

Executive Leadership

Steve Acevedo, President and CEO

As the founder and CEO of several companies in the energy and high technology services industry, Steve has led his teams to drive innovation and breakthrough solutions for the last 30 years.

Steve is Founder and CEO of Agave® Systems in 2018. Agave® Systems produces the Evolution™ software, which is a cloud-based Energy as a Service (EaaS) solution that dramatically impacts organization’s financial and sustainability performance by increasing their energy efficiency. Evolution is already being used by companies in 13 different industry verticals including companies like Adventist Healthcare, Bear Republic Brewery, and the Ronald Reagan Library.

Founded in 2009, Regatta Solutions, Inc. is a premier infrastructure energy solutions company providingdistributed power generation solutions including cogeneration; solar and energy storage. Steve also acts as CEO of Regatta Development Inc. a Ca. licensed general contracting firm focused on distributed generation installation and datacenter infrastructure projects.Prior to founding Regatta Solutions, Steve held sales, management and executive positions with Texas Instruments, International Business Machines Corporation, Bridgestone Software, Cornerstone Systems, Inc. and MSI Systems Integrators.

Steve holds a bachelor’s science degree from the University of Southern California and has also attended a number of executive management programs, including the Executive Program for Growing Companies, Stanford Graduate School of Business and UCLA Anderson School of Management.

He serves “Living to Love Another Day” an organization supporting efforts to eliminate student suicide and Fristers an organization helping Teen parents. He serves on the Corporate Advisory Board at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering as well as the Athenian Leadership Council at the USC Price School of Public Policy.

Mark Gilbreth, CTO, Agave® Systems Inc.

CTO at Regatta Solutions leading energy efficiency auditing/improvement programs, onsite generation systems (microgrid, solar, energy storage, cogeneration), and controls. Regatta became leading installer of cogeneration systems in California.

This was the birthplace of the EVOLUTION energy savings technology. Former CTO, Interim-CEO, COO, at Capstone Turbine leading new technology development, manufacturing, and supply chain. Holds 19 US Patentsfor turbine, electronics, and control systems. Trained in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.

Former Lead Software Engineer at Hamilton Sundstrand (now UTC) for turbine controls and field diagnostics tools. Holds BS Computer Science from San Diego State University.