ubiquitous energy

Our award-winning team of scientists and engineers is composed of pioneers in the field of photovoltaic research and development. Joined by our accomplished business development team with decades of experience working in the window industry and scaling businesses of all sizes, Ubiquitous Energy is uniquely positioned to not only deliver groundbreaking products, but to permanently change the way the world perceives windows.


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Veeral Hardev

VP of Strategy

Inventor of QDEF; previously at Nanosys and Boeing

Veeral Hardev is VP of Strategy at Ubiquitous Energy. Hardev has over a decade of experience commercializing novel nano-materials products for the electronics industry.  This includes his time at Nanosys, Inc. where he led materials development, product management, and business development. Hardev holds an MBA from the Berkeley Haas School of Business, and bachelor’s degrees in Materials Science and Economics from UCLA.

Boris Vilidnitsky

VP of Finance

Boris Vilidnitsky is the Vice President of Finance and is leading all finance related activities at Ubiquitous Energy. Prior to joining the company, Boris worked at Carbon 3D as part of the finance team, devising the company's long term strategy and building all the financial forecasts.
Throughout his career, Boris has fulfilled different roles within finance. He was a co-founder and CFO at an AI based software company, equity sell side analyst at Barclays in London and a buy side analyst, with focus on IPOs, at Putnam Investments in Boston.
Boris holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and London Business School. He is a CFA charterholder and holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Boston College.
Ted Hathaway

Ted Hathaway

Board Member and Strategic Advisor

30+ Year Advisor Brand Building- Mergers & Acquisitions

Ted Hathaway is a board member and strategic advisor at Ubiquitous Energy. He has an extensive background as a chief executive and brand builder in the building product and window industries, with significant expertise in mergers and acquisitions. In the early stages of his career, he accomplished the formation of a new product group supplying architectural glass for commercial construction – Oldcastle Glass® – which grew to become the leading glass fabricator in North America. He currently serves on the Board of the American Red Cross Greater New York and on The Glass House Advisory Council. Hathaway holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College.

David Maikowski

David Maikowski

Director of Channel Development


David Maikowski is Director of Channel Development at Ubiquitous Energy. Maikowski has over 20 years experience leading the commercialization of high-performance glass products into the residential, commercial, solar energy, automotive, and industrial electronics markets globally.  He holds three global patents, an MBA from The University of Michigan and an undergraduate degree from Eastern Michigan University.

Susan Stone


20-Year Investor and Advisor; previously at Sierra Wasatch Capital and JP Morgan

Susan Stone is CEO at Ubiquitous Energy. She has been a longtime board member and investor in the company. Prior to joining Ubiquitous, she was the founder and CEO of Sierra Wasatch Capital, an early stage venture capital firm, and managed early stage investing for Riverhorse Investments, Inc. Susan has also worked at JPMorgan in New York and Houlihan Lokey in Los Angeles as an investment banker focused on mergers & acquisitions. Stone holds an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and a bachelor’s degree from Yale University.

Miles Barr

Co-founder & CTO

MIT PhD, Forbes 30 Under 30, Tech Review Innovator Under 35

Miles Barr, PhD is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Ubiquitous Energy. Barr previously served as the company’s first CEO, securing several rounds of funding and growth through initial pilot production. For his innovations in the solar industry over the past decade, Barr has been named an MIT Technology Review Innovator Under 35, Forbes 30 under 30 in Energy, and winner of the prestigious Lemelson-MIT award. Barr holds a PhD from MIT in Chemical Engineering and a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University.

Richa Pandey

Sr VP of R&D

UMN PhD, Founding Technical Team, 2018 Women in Solar Energy Award

Richa Pandey, PhD is Sr VP of R&D at Ubiquitous Energy. Pandey has worked at the forefront of organic photovoltaics for over a decade and leads the company’s R&D efforts. Pandey is the 2018 recipient of the American Solar Energy Society Women in Solar Award and the 2018 Solar Power Woman of Distinction Award. She most recently was named to 2020 Women of Influence by Silicon Valley Business Journal. She holds a PhD from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur.

Rachel Molaro

Sr VP of Manufacturing

MIT PhD, Founding Technical Team, Thin Film Photovoltaics

Rachel Molaro, PhD is Sr VP of Manufacturing at Ubiquitous Energy. Molaro is an expert in development of processes, equipment, and materials for novel thin film electronics. Her technical and project management expertise enables the company to rapidly prototype and scale new device designs for commercial applications. She holds a PhD from MIT under Vladimir Bulović and Karen Gleason and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College.

Ian Millard

VP of Technology and Product Strategy

20+ Year OLED Veteran; previously at Kateeva, OSRAM, Cambridge Display

Ian Millard, PhD is VP of Technology and Product Strategy at Ubiquitous Energy. Millard has worked extensively in the development of OLED display technologies and materials for organic electronics over the past two decades. This has included materials and device R&D at Cambridge Display Technologies, pilot process and manufacturing at OSRAM Semiconductor, and equipment development at Kateeva. He is a graduate of Leicester University and holds a PhD in Physics from University of Cambridge.

Vladimir Bulovic


MIT Professor of EE, Director of MIT.nano

Vladimir Bulović, PhD is a co-founder of Ubiquitous Energy. Bulović is Professor of Electrical Engineering, Director of MIT.nano, and was previously Associate Dean for Innovation at MIT. Bulovic has launched a number of technology companies that have successfully commercialized research from his group, including Kateeva and QD Vision. Bulovic is an inventor of over 50 patents in the field of organic optoelectronics and holds a BSE and PhD from Princeton University.

Richard Lunt


MSU Professor of ChemE & MatSci, NSF CAREER & DuPont Awards
Richard Lunt, PhD is a co-founder of Ubiquitous Energy. Lunt is a professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at Michigan State University and is an expert in excitonic materials for solar energy and thin-film electronics. Lunt has won the NSF CAREER Award, a DuPont Young Professor Award, and a MassCEC Catalyst Award. He holds a BChE from the University of Delaware and a PhD from Princeton University.