Titus Brenninkmeijer is a social entrepreneur whose work has focused on assisting global entrepreneurs to grow sustainable businesses through the development of commercially viable applications. Titus’ decades long experience in international retail allows him to leverage deep knowledge of consumer behavior and trends to help his partners successfully target current and future consumer needs. Before entering the solar energy industry in 2003, he spent twenty-five years in the retail industry in the UK, Germany, Spain, Brazil and US.
In 2005, Titus founded Solgenix, LLC, to support solar energy entrepreneurs in emerging and developed markets around the world. He is also a co-founding member and sits on the Steering Committee of the REDCO Alliance (Rural Energy Delivery Companies), a group of thirteen solar energy entrepreneurs from Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
Brenninkmeijer serves as Chairman of the Energy Access Foundation, which he co-founded in 2006. The EAF is a non-profit organization devoted to providing support and funding for innovation in clean energy delivery in the rural marketplace in emerging markets.
He is a board member of ACCION International a non-profit institution that helps to build a financially inclusive world and TechnoServe a non-profit which supports entrepreneurs in the developing world.
Titus Brenninkmeijer is also a board member of the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, and of the Orpheum Theatre in Chatham, MA. He is a member of the Sustainable Change Alliance in Santa Barbara, CA.
Mr. Brenninkmeijer holds a BA from Boston College, an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, and resides in a solar-powered home in Santa Barbara, California.