President and Chief Executive Officer, SkyPower
Kerry Adler is the President and Chief Executive Officer of SkyPower, one of the largest and most successful developers and owners of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects in the world. As a pioneer of renewable energy initiatives in North America, Kerry continues to be a leading proponent and public champion of solar energy and its potential to help address climate change and poverty around the world.
Prior to SkyPower, Kerry was the Founder, President and CEO of Webhelp Worldwide, an international BPO solutions group, which today has grown to over 40,000 employees with revenue approaching USD 1 billion. Kerry is an active board member, advisor and investor to numerous companies in emerging technology, infrastructure and innovative sectors as well as a sought after industry expert and speaker. His continued commitment to protecting and conserving the environment was honored by the United Nations Global Compact as the 2016/2017 SDG Pioneer for Climate Action. Kerry was also named Solar Advocate of the Year by the Canadian Solar Industries Association and he earned the Clean50 Executive Award for his outstanding contribution to sustainable development and clean capitalism.
Kerry was educated in the United States and Canada, attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Bryant and Concordia Universities, where he received Honors in the field of Economics.