VP of Business Development & Marketing
Russ Weed is a seasoned business executive and corporate lawyer with a track record of accomplishment at UET, GE, Labtec, and AV-rated Seattle and Portland law firms. Russ leads UET‘s business development and strategic activities in North America, Europe, and globally. In that role, he is responsible for strategic alliances with channel, product, and other partners; optimizing product management; negotiations and contracting; mergers and acquisitions; fundraising efforts; and media activities. Russ is general counsel for UET as well.
With 12 years of experience as the VP Business Development and company counsel at technology and industrial companies, as well as 10 years as a corporate attorney at law firms. Russ has led and teamed in the strategizing, preparation, negotiation, closing, and execution of a wide range of deals and business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, licensing, corporate financing, formations and fundings, intellectual property, and commercial contracts. With broad international experience, particularly in Asia and Europe, Russ also has expertise in government relations, employment, compliance, trade regulation, and risk management. He has managed corporate teams and cross-functional processes. Russ is personally committed to identify and accomplish the strategic and legal objectives of the business and its people, and to make large-scale clean energy a reality.