Carl Mansfield, Senior Vice President, oversees NantEnery’s SmartStorage® lineup of intelligent energy management products and services for commercial and industrial customers. Mr. Mansfield previously founded Sharp Electronics Corporation's Energy Systems and Services Group and served as its general manager, focusing on developing innovative energy management and energy storage products for the U.S. market. Mr. Mansfield was the driving force behind the development and business roll-out of the SmartStorage® energy management product. Mr. Mansfield has more than 20 years of experience in the high-tech industry, with an emphasis on communications, information technology and control systems. He joined Sharp in 1998 and held various roles with the company including developing new business opportunities, developing system and intellectual property for a powerline carrier communications system, and overseeing the successful license and royalty agreements for several patents. He has also served on the Board of Directors for HomePlug and WiMedia. He holds a Master of Science degree in Telecomms Engineering degree from the University of London and a Master of Arts degree in Physics and Theoretical Physics from the University of Cambridge. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).