Dale Rogers leads the evaluation of all strategic initiatives and global market opportunities for eSolar, bringing nearly 30 years of experience in solar thermal and nuclear power systems and plant operations. Most recently, Mr. Rogers was responsible for strategic planning and business development for Solar Programs at Rocketdyne (currently a part of United Technologies). He first became involved in concentrated solar power (CSP) systems at Rocketdyne in the mid-1990s, when he led the initial efforts to commercialize the Solar 2-based power tower technology. Mr. Rogers has continued to actively promote the global commercialization of CSP technologies through several solar organizations, including serving as a U.S. representative to the SolarPACES Executive Committee. Mr. Rogers obtained his M. Eng. and BS degrees in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M University.