Ze-gen, a clean energy company, has hired Neal Isaacson as chief financial officer (CFO), replacing George McMillan who has filled this position on a transitional basis since January 2009. Isaacson is a financial industry veteran, with more than 20 years of experience in strategic financial planning, global cash management, and debt and equity financings. His diverse background blends public company experience with the high growth, fast-paced environment of early-stage venture backed companies.
Prior to joining Ze-gen, Isaacson served as the CFO of EnerNOC, a provider of clean and intelligent energy solutions. During his tenure, he oversaw the company’s Series B and Series C venture financings, led multiple debt financings, completed several acquisitions, and helped position the company for its successful initial public offering in May 2007 and follow-on offering in November 2007.
Before EnerNOC, Isaacson provided financial guidance and direction at Intrusic, where he helped secure early-stage funding. He has also served as CFO of Ucentric Systems, where he helped position the company for acquisition. In addition, Isaacson was the founder, CFO, and director of Cignal Global Communications, where he helped guide the company from its pre-revenue stage to a company with operations in 17 countries and revenues in excess of US$63m prior to its acquisition.
Isaacson has a degree in Accounting from the University of Massachusetts and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.
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