Kerry Adler

President & CEO, SkyPower

placeUnited States

With more than 34 years of entrepreneurial success, Kerry Adler has built a venerable career as a widely recognized business leader. A true visionary and trailblazer in the renewable energy industry, Adler is a proponent of solar energy’s global growth potential.

Under Adler’s leadership, SkyPower’s presence has reached 60+ countries, helping communities meet their needs for investment in clean energy solutions. With over 25 GW of solar projects in various stages of development, SkyPower is a global industry leader. 

With many accolades amassed over the span of his impressive entrepreneurial career, Adler was most recently honored with recognition as a Sustainable Development Goal Local Pioneer on Climate Action by the United Nations Global Compact. Adler also recently earned the Clean50 Executive Award, and was named the Solar Advocate of the Year by the Canadian Solar Industries Association.

Adler’s international professional experience includes former Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Webhelp Worldwide, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SITEL Canada, SVP at SITEL Corporation, Executive Vice President of Canadian Telephone Company, and President of Corpfon Cellular, Canada's first cellular reseller network.

Adler studied at Bryant University and Concordia University with specializations in Marketing and Management, and Economics (Honors).