In recent years, WorldWater has brought proprietary solar and water technologies to areas in the U.S., Africa, Asia and the Caribbean, providing alternative energy, clean water and irrigation solutions to a wide variety of customers.
Mr. Kelly is the Founder and is Chairman and CEO of WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Inc. of Princeton, New Jersey. He was Founder of the original WorldWater, Inc. in 1984 (later WorldWater & Solar Technologies Corp.) as a consulting and R&D firm developing solar-powered water pumps and served as Chairman and CEO from its inception until 2008, when the company was acquired by a financial group. In 2009, Mr. Kelly started the new company, “WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Inc.” which has been assigned his patented solar and water pumping technology. This technology is utilized in the irrigation and Mobile MaxPure™ line of products.
Earlier, Mr. Kelly was Director of Information Services and Assistant to the President of Westinghouse Electric Corporation (Broadcasting, Learning and Leisure), and later President of Pressurized Products, Inc., manufacturers and international marketers of specialized water systems and products. He has 30+ years managing solar and water related projects in US and developing countries. Mr. Kelly is an alumnus of Kenyon College and holds three U.S. patents relating to solar power and water systems.
In 1998, Mr. Kelly was inducted into the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame for his achievements as Small Business Inventor of the Year.
Dr. Sethi has over 20 years of experience spanning technology, corporate finance, and investment banking. He has advised several technology companies including serving as CEO and CFO. Prior to that, Dr. Sethi served as Director and Senior Advisor to Barclays de Zoete Wedd, where he advised major global providers of communications on strategy, structuring and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to that, he spent 7 years at Bell Laboratories in operations research and communications network planning, and seven years in corporate finance at AT&T. He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Operations Research, Economics and Statistics from UC Berkeley
James S. Bryan brings more than 20 years of renewable energy sales and finance experience to his role leading WWST’s worldwide development. Earlier, Mr. Bryan served as the Director of Project Finance and Regulatory Affairs for RAI Services, a multi-faceted electrical, engineering, and solar development enterprise. During his tenure at RAI, Mr. Bryan was directly responsible for the development and financing of over 100 Million dollars of solar energy projects, in the municipal, university, school, hospital and industrial sectors. Prior to joining RAI, Mr. Bryan was the Commercial and Municipal Markets Manager for WorldWater & Solar, where he played a key role in the development and financing of two of the major airport solar installations in the United States, located at Denver International Airport and Fresno International Airport. Before entering the solar industry, he was Founder and CEO of a start-up beverage manufacturing and marketing business, which he operated for 11 years before arranging a buyout. Mr. Bryan graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics, and also holds an MBA from LaSalle University.
Mr. Ingles provides oversight for the research and development and manufacturing programs within the Company. He has been with the WorldWater team since 1996, implementing solar water pumping projects throughout Eastern Africa, Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, and the United States. He has more than 20 years experience in international development and humanitarian aid, with emphasis on renewable energy in the developing world, and guides the development of the product line. Prior to working at WorldWater, he served as a natural resource management consultant with the U.S. Peace Corps in Thailand and worked as a wildland firefighter with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service along the U.S./Mexico border. Mr. Ingles graduated with a BS in Geology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (1989) and holds a Masters degree in Energy and Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware (2004).
Dr. Schemmann has years of field experience in modeling, simulation of systems and product development. In addition to his substantial experience in Mechanical Engineering and Operations Research he has also worked in Biomedical Research. He holds his B.S. in Engineering from Swarthmore College and his Ph.D. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University. He was associated with the Cancer Institute of NJ and for several years with Knite Inc. of New Jersey. He joined WWST from Princeton University Engineering research in 2011.
Carolyn Colella came aboard WorldWater & Solar Technologies, Inc. (WWST) with a background of radio and television including experience as a children’s television executive where she served as Director or Post Production for Scholastic Entertainment Inc, a division of the children’s book publishing giant, Scholastic Inc., NY, NY. Swapping out city life for the country, Carolyn spent a number of years as a homemaker and proprietor of her own small horse farm in Upstate New York where she implemented and installed her own solar thermal hot water system. In 2014, Carolyn returned to her media roots and joined WWST as Executive in Charge of Media, Marketing and Business Development. She is also operating concurrently as Founder and Executive Director for GlobeWater & Solar Technologies (GWST), a women owned LLC and affiliate to WWST with a focus to find a means to supply fresh, clean water and power to women, children and communities in areas of critical need. GWST’s scope includes water, food and energy security while creating safe living conditions. Carolyn holds a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.