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CTO of Photovoltaics


Greg Knight is GT Advanced Technologies’ President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors.

Greg has over 15 years of experience in the photovoltaic (PV) industry. Before joining GT, Greg was the founder and CEO of Exawatt and PV Tech Group, two of the industry’s leading consulting firms specializing in providing strategic market and technology advisory services to companies in the PV industry. Greg was previously the Director of Process Engineering at GT where he was responsible for the installation and startup of turnkey fabrication facilities for customers worldwide. Greg began his career in the solar industry in 2001 at Schott Solar, where he was the Manufacturing Director for solar cell fabrication and silicon wafer fabrication.

Prior to entering the solar industry, Greg served for five years on active duty in the US Navy as Lieutenant, Surface Warfare / Nuclear Power in charge of chemistry and radiological controls programs for two nuclear plants onboard a nuclear aircraft carrier.

Greg holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Cornell University and a formal nuclear engineering education from the Naval Nuclear Power School.