Bill Yeates is the Chief Operating Officer and Board Member of BioGen, Ltd a biomass gasification company. Previously he held CEO positions in startup companies Alencon Systems a utility scale inverter company focused on utility scale wind and solar applications and Unipower a power conversion company. He is the former Executive Vice President, Conservation Solutions which is a part of privately held Sensus, Inc.
Conservation Solutions develops and deploys “Smart Grid” sophisticated wireless infrastructure and end point devices for water, gas, and electric utilities around the world. Before joining Sensus, Mr. Yeates was the Chief Executive Officer and board member of publicly held Power-One, Inc., a $1B turnover global electronics manufacturer specializing in power conversion and control products. Mr. Yeates came to Power-One after a 15-year career with AT&T and Lucent Technologies. He held numerous positions in engineering, sales, manufacturing, product management, strategy, and business management in North America, Asia, and Mexico. Mr. Yeates has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from Louisiana Tech University.