Vice President and General Manager, Global Solar, Valmont Industries, Inc.
Yury Reznikov is the Vice President and General Manager, Global Solar for Valmont Utility. Before joining Valmont, Mr. Reznikov was a managing director at RE/OP energy, a consulting firm focused on helping renewable energy companies commercialize products, enter new markets, and corporate development. Previously, Mr. Reznikov was on the executive teams of NEXTracker and SunLink Corporation as VP of Product and EVP of Product and Strategy, respectively. Leveraging his more than 20 years of experience in product management, strategy, and business development, Mr. Reznikov led a team that managed all aspects of the product portfolio including new product expansion, pricing strategies, product requirements, and roadmap development. At SunLink, he also headed the Strategy function including responsibility for mergers and acquisitions, new market business plan development, and partnership strategy and execution. Prior to SunLink, Mr. Reznikov spent several years working in investment banking at Merriman Curhan Ford and Bear Stearns Corporation evaluating the financial and strategic options of renewable energy and technology companies facilitating equity and M&A transactions. Mr. Reznikov also enjoyed a notable career with Intel Corporation where he was responsible for desktop processor strategy, positioning, and business development in the computer gaming space. In addition, he was part of the Intel Leadership Development Program where he spearheaded EMEA program expansion, drove business development with Intel Capital portfolio companies, and developed a peer-to-peer software product.