Arie Brish is an energy and technology executive and entrepreneur, experienced in leading a wide variety of organizations and business deals. His business acumen includes P&L general management, funding, investments, operations, marketing, business development, turnarounds, R&D, and project management.
Mr. Brish is the president of cxo360, an energy business consulting firm.
Since 2002, cxo360 has been engaged in multiple projects in U.S, Asia, Mexico, and Israel, mainly in energy, commodities, government, and technology.
Some of his recent engagements include:
1. Business development for a wind energy company.
2. Interim CEO of a green hi-tech firm.
3. Consulting on wind farms reliability.
4. Advising a Mexican firm on setting up a distribution channel for a clean energy system.
5. Helping a utility company on storage and smart grid technologies.
Mr. Brish is a co-founder of the Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce, and serves on its board of directors, as well as Co-Chair of its Clean-Tech Committee. He is also a member of Green, Renewable Energy Network, The Green Data Center Alliance, and the Pickens Plan Group.
Arie Brish led several mega sales and significant market share growth initiatives. He drove controllers sales from $288M to $710M in four years (over 35% yr/yr) while advancing market share from #4 to #1.
Mr. Brish has executed multiple operational turnarounds. He led a major profit improvement project of a $200M business unit that achieved a 24% margin gain in two years. Mr. Brish also led a quality improvement effort that resulted a 90% reduction in field quality incidents.
As the CEO of Tehuti, Mr. Brish turned around the company from a very problematic incubation stage, and led it to its successful product launch and market traction, with over thirty paying customers after first year of introduction. During his first three years on the job he secured over $2M of government funding for the project, as well as over $10M of VC investment.
Over the years Mr. Brish facilitated multiple green initiatives by supplying enabling technologies to electrical vehicles, automotive emission control, smart grid, and low power infrastructure equipment.
Mr. Brish holds a BSEE from Ben Gurion University, an MBA from Recanati School of Business, Tel-Aviv University, and numerous senior leadership training programs at Motorola University.